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Venus comb murex.  Scientists speculate that the distinctively long and narrow spines are a protection against fish and other mollusks and prevent the mollusk from sinking into the soft, sandy mud where it is commonly found, Murex pecten Add To Light Table Glory of the Sea cone shell, brown form.  The Glory of the Sea cone shell, once one of the rarest and most sought after of all seashells, remains the most famous and one of the most desireable shells for modern collectors, Conus gloriamaris Add To Light Table Venus comb murex.  Scientists speculate that the distinctively long and narrow spines are a protection against fish and other mollusks and prevent the mollusk from sinking into the soft, sandy mud where it is commonly found, Murex pecten Add To Light Table
Venus comb murex. Scientists speculate that the distinctively long and narrow spines are a protection against fish and other mollusks and prevent the mollusk from sinking into the soft, sandy mud where it is commonly found.
Image ID: 12970  
Species: Venus comb murex, Murex pecten
 
Glory of the Sea cone shell, brown form. The Glory of the Sea cone shell, once one of the rarest and most sought after of all seashells, remains the most famous and one of the most desireable shells for modern collectors.
Image ID: 08732  
Species: Glory of the Seas Cone, Conus gloriamaris
 
Venus comb murex. Scientists speculate that the distinctively long and narrow spines are a protection against fish and other mollusks and prevent the mollusk from sinking into the soft, sandy mud where it is commonly found.
Image ID: 12971  
Species: Venus comb murex, Murex pecten
 
Thorny oyster or spiny oyster, Spondylus Add To Light Table Thorny oyster or spiny oyster, Spondylus Add To Light Table Thorny oyster or spiny oyster, Spondylus Add To Light Table
Thorny oyster or spiny oyster.
Image ID: 12972  
Species: Thorny oyster, Spondylus
 
Thorny oyster or spiny oyster.
Image ID: 12973  
Species: Thorny oyster, Spondylus
 
Thorny oyster or spiny oyster.
Image ID: 12974  
Species: Thorny oyster, Spondylus
 
Thorny oyster or spiny oyster, Spondylus Add To Light Table Thorny oyster or spiny oyster, Spondylus Add To Light Table Thorny oyster or spiny oyster, Spondylus Add To Light Table
Thorny oyster or spiny oyster.
Image ID: 12975  
Species: Thorny oyster, Spondylus
 
Thorny oyster or spiny oyster.
Image ID: 12976  
Species: Thorny oyster, Spondylus
 
Thorny oyster or spiny oyster.
Image ID: 12977  
Species: Thorny oyster, Spondylus
 
Thorny oyster or spiny oyster, Spondylus Add To Light Table Thorny oyster or spiny oyster, Spondylus Add To Light Table Thorny oyster or spiny oyster, Spondylus Add To Light Table
Thorny oyster or spiny oyster.
Image ID: 12978  
Species: Thorny oyster, Spondylus
 
Thorny oyster or spiny oyster.
Image ID: 12979  
Species: Thorny oyster, Spondylus
 
Thorny oyster or spiny oyster.
Image ID: 12980  
Species: Thorny oyster, Spondylus
 
Tulip Cone, Conus tulipa Add To Light Table Tulip Cone, Conus tulipa Add To Light Table Tulip Cone, Conus tulipa Add To Light Table
Tulip Cone.
Image ID: 07954  
Species: Tulip Cone, Conus tulipa
 
Tulip Cone.
Image ID: 07955  
Species: Tulip Cone, Conus tulipa
 
Tulip Cone.
Image ID: 07956  
Species: Tulip Cone, Conus tulipa
 
Mustellina Olive, Oliva mustellina Add To Light Table Mustellina Olive, Oliva mustellina Add To Light Table Oliva lignaria fordi, Oliva lignaria fordi Add To Light Table
Mustellina Olive.
Image ID: 07957  
Species: Mustellina Olive, Oliva mustellina
 
Mustellina Olive.
Image ID: 07958  
Species: Mustellina Olive, Oliva mustellina
 
Oliva lignaria fordi.
Image ID: 07959  
Species: Oliva lignaria fordi
 
Oliva lignaria fordi, Oliva lignaria fordi Add To Light Table Oliva lignaria cryptospira, Oliva lignaria cryptospira Add To Light Table Oliva lignaria cryptospira, Oliva lignaria cryptospira Add To Light Table
Oliva lignaria fordi.
Image ID: 07960  
Species: Oliva lignaria fordi
 
Oliva lignaria cryptospira.
Image ID: 07961  
Species: Oliva lignaria cryptospira
 
Oliva lignaria cryptospira.
Image ID: 07962  
Species: Oliva lignaria cryptospira
 
Ornate olive, Oliva lignaria Add To Light Table Ornate olive, Oliva lignaria Add To Light Table Austral Cone, Conus australis Add To Light Table
Ornate olive.
Image ID: 07963  
Species: Ornate olive, Oliva lignaria
 
Ornate olive.
Image ID: 07964  
Species: Ornate olive, Oliva lignaria
 
Austral Cone.
Image ID: 07965  
Species: Austral Cone, Conus australis
 
Austral Cone, Conus australis Add To Light Table Conus mutabilis, Conus mutabilis Add To Light Table Conus mutabilis, Conus mutabilis Add To Light Table
Austral Cone.
Image ID: 07966  
Species: Austral Cone, Conus australis
 
Conus mutabilis.
Image ID: 07967  
Species: Conus mutabilis
 
Conus mutabilis.
Image ID: 07968  
Species: Conus mutabilis
 
Conus mutabilis, Conus mutabilis Add To Light Table Calf Cone, Conus vitulinus Add To Light Table Calf Cone, Conus vitulinus Add To Light Table
Conus mutabilis.
Image ID: 07969  
Species: Conus mutabilis
 
Calf Cone.
Image ID: 07970  
Species: Calf Cone, Conus vitulinus
 
Calf Cone.
Image ID: 07971  
Species: Calf Cone, Conus vitulinus
 


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Categories Appearing Among These Images:
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Species Appearing Among These Images:
Conus australis
Conus gloriamaris
Conus mutabilis
Conus pseudosulcatus
Conus sponsalis
Conus tulipa
Conus vitulinus
Cypraea arabica grayana
Cypraea boivinii amoena
Cypraea carneola crassa
Cypraea caurica dracaena corrosa
Cypraea caurica elongata
Cypraea cervinetta
Cypraea cicercula
Cypraea cribraria
Cypraea cribraria comma
Cypraea eglantina
Cypraea erosa chlorizans
Cypraea fimbriata durbanensis
Cypraea fuscodentata
Cypraea gangranosa reentsii
Cypraea granulata
Cypraea helvola callista
Cypraea helvola hawaiiensis
Cypraea histrio
Cypraea lamarckii
Cypraea lamarckii redimita
Cypraea lynx vanelli
Cypraea miliaris inocellata
Cypraea ocellata
Cypraea pallida
Cypraea punctata atomaria
Cypraea pyriformis
Cypraea scurra
Cypraea subviridis dorsalis
Cypraea tigris
Murex pecten
Oliva lignaria
Oliva lignaria cryptospira
Oliva lignaria fordi
Oliva mustellina
Spondylus sp.

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Updated: September 23, 2020