Red Sea Shells - maui-mike


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Chestnut Cowrie (Neobernaya spadicea; synonyms = Cypraea spadicea). Dorsal view. Collected November 1987, As Shuaybah (inner reef flat, depth ~ 15 ft), Red Sea, Hejaz Province, Saudi Arabia. This is supposed to be an EASTERN Pacific mollusc; no idea what it was doing in the Red Sea!

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