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Molluscs

Triton (gastropod)

Description:

I think these are two Giant Triton Shells laying eggs Casings "Triton is the common name given in particular to a number of species of very large predatory sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the genus Charonia. [1]The name "triton" is also often applied as part of the common name, to much smaller sea snails of other genera within the same family, Ranellidae."

Habitat:

Salt water , Indian Ocean , Coral reefs


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KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Lat: -30.25, Long: 30.83

Spotted on Apr 20, 2010
Submitted on Jun 6, 2013

Reference

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