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Cowry

Description:

about 6 cm in length :: "Cowry or cowrie, plural cowries, is the common name for a group of small to large sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Cypraeidae, the cowries. The word cowry is also often used to refer only to the shells of these snails, which overall are often shaped more or less like an egg, except that they are rather flat on the underside." ~wiki

Habitat:

spotted along the Gulf of Aqaba coast in Nabq Protected Area

Notes:

maybe Mauritia grayana?

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Bernadette S
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Bernadette S

دهب, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

Spotted on Feb 6, 2016
Submitted on Feb 13, 2016

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