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20071003_182800080

Photographer: Paul Osmond  (see this users gallery)

The allied cowrie Calpurnus verrucosus is a well adapted predator of leather corals of the genus Sarcophyton. Thus it is unsurprising to see this specimen on such a coral on a night dive in the Banda Sea in Indonesia.
A beautiful cowrie with a simple spotted pattern in the mantle.

· Date: Sun March 15, 2009 · Reference ID: all/220071003_182800080 · Views: 12605 ·
Keywords: predator hunter spots mantle ovulidae ovulid shell collector mimic camouflage
Additional Categories: Sept 2007 Banda Sea - Raja Empat Indonesia

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