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Flamingo Tongue Cowrie

Cyphoma gibbosum

Description:

Species of small but brightly-colored sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Ovulidae, the cowry allies. Although the live animal is brightly colored, that color is only in the soft parts; the shell itself is plain white.

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2 Comments

Blogie
Blogie 8 years ago

Hi moralcoral! I hope you'll submit this beautiful spotting (as well as your other mollusks) to the Mollusca mission: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1214...

LauraMaria
LauraMaria 9 years ago

Wow cool spotting Sarah! What a beautiful animal :) I sooo want to go diving, we need to plan a trip sometime!

moralcoral
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Mexico

Spotted on Jan 26, 2011
Submitted on Oct 26, 2011

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