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Also known as Strombus Conch. They feed nocturnally on fish, invertebrates, sponges, algae and ascidians. They grow to a length of about 15cm.
Found singly on sand and rubble areas of coral and rocky reefs, lagoons and estuaries, at depths of 10 to 30m. They have a scattered distribution across the Western Pacific but are generally uncommon.
Spotted this critter at a depth of about 12m during a night dive.
Spotted on Mar 14, 2012
Submitted on Mar 18, 2012
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