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Western fat nassa

Nassarius tiarula


The shells of species in this genus have a relatively high cyrtoconoid (approaching a conical shape but with convex sides) spire and a siphonal notch.


Species within this genus are found worldwide. These snails usually live on mud flats or sand flats, intertidally or subtidally.. This spotting was on the shore at Sunrise beach in Puget Sound.

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Washington, USA

Lat: 47.35, Long: -122.56

Spotted on Apr 15, 2017
Submitted on Apr 16, 2017

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