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Photographer: Paul Osmond  (see this users gallery)

This speciman was found in quite shallow water, so it is possible it may not be a Max's Whelk (Penion maxima) although the physical description is an accurate match. This species is generally only found at depth, although it has been known in shallow waters furthe south in Tasmania.
Image taken in the Jervis Bay Marine Park in New South Wales, Australia.

· Date: Tue September 20, 2005 · Reference ID: 632/22005-08-22-10-41-10 · Views: 3312 ·
Keywords: whelk gastropod conch snail sea shell bright red whorl patterns cold water aussie endemic trawlers trumpet


Tiger Cowrie - Cypraea tigris
Paul Osmond

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