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This brightly coloured sea snail measured about 1.5 inches, pictured here feeding on coral.
Found on reefs in tropical waters of the Western Atlantic.
Spotted on Feb 12, 2013
Submitted on Mar 16, 2013
I suppose thats why the spots look so clear because it is on a shell rather than flesh!
I was also surprised that it has a hard shell.
I was scuba diving in Honduras and they let me touch one. I thought it would be squishy, but in reality it's hard and smooth!
Amazing...looks just like its spots have been stencilled on :)