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Slipper Winkle Shells

Nerita sp


Shells of saltwater snails (Nerita) found scattered along the shore


marine; Red Sea; Gulf of Aqaba


The common name "nerite" as well as the family name Neritidae and the genus name Nerita, are derived from the name of Nerites, who was a sea god in Greek mythology. (wiki)

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Bernadette S
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Bernadette S


Spotted on Mar 14, 2010
Submitted on Feb 14, 2012

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