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Seashells - Gastropods

633: Natural History Museum > Seashells - Gastropods

submitted by Museum Administration on 17.10.2003


Copyright (2003) Kythera Museum Of Natural History

The Triton Shell, Charonia tritonis, lives in deep water where it frequently becomes encrusted with calcerous growths. This one has been partially cleaned with acid to show the mottled outer shell. 22 cm long. Photograph © James Prineas, 2003

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