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Cowrie

Cypraea annulus

Description:

Large teeth extend about one-third of the way across the base. Base and sides cream, top bluish white with an encircling orange band. Sides not spotted. Size: Length up to 50 mm, commonly about 20 mm.

Habitat:

Intertidal, under stones and among seaweeds. Abundant in the tropics but uncommon in NSW.

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MacChristiansen
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MacChristiansen

NSW, Australia

Spotted on Mar 22, 2013
Submitted on Mar 22, 2013

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