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Seashells - Gastropods

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submitted by Museum Administration on 17.10.2003

Giant Tun

Giant Tun
Copyright (2003) Kythera Museum Of Natural History

Giant Tun, Tonna galea. Happily, these magnificent giant snails are still quite common around Kythera, and have been seen laying their eggs in the shallow waters of Diakofty. This specimen is 22 cm from tip to tail. Photograph © James Prineas, 2003

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