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flamingo tongue cowrie

Cyphoma gibbosa


common mollusk that feeds on soft corals and gorgonians including sea fans.


Relatively shallow water. This one was at about 5 feet


The shell is a dull beige to white, but the mantle of the animal is orange with black rings

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Spotted on Dec 30, 2012
Submitted on Apr 20, 2013

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