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Purple Drupe

Drupa morum

Description:

about 4 cm in length, worn blunt tubercles, white shell, aperture pink or purple, 3 folds on the columella. :: "A species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails." ~wiki

Habitat:

spotted along the Gulf of Aqaba coast in Nabq Protected Area

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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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