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Seashells - Gastropods

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submitted by Museum Administration on 17.10.2003

Triton operculum

Triton operculum
Copyright (2003) Kythera Museum Of Natural History

The dark operculum of a Triton Shell, Charonia tritonis, has an intricate pattern of whorls and swirls etched in a thick, horny plate. 6 cm long. Photograph © James Prineas, 2003

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