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Seashells - Gastropods

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submitted by Museum Administration on 17.10.2003

Large Banded Murex

Large Banded Murex
Copyright (2003) Kythera Museum Of Natural History

The very common Banded Murex, Hexaplex trunculus, is frequently encrusted with white calcerous material, and can grow quite large. This one is nearly 10 cm long. Photograph © James Prineas, 2003

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