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Shell Identification requested by Jeff
08-28-2006, 11:07 AM,
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Shell Identification requested by Jeff
An "opposite whorled" specimen of any species is a rarity, and often quite valuable. However, unfortunately this is not such a specimen. This is a normal, right-whorled (dextral) specimen of the common Southern Caribbean Crown Conch, Melongena melongena.

Here are several pictures of the species ...

<a href="http://www.gastropods.com/1/Shell_1011.html" target="_blank"><!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.gastropods.com/1/Shell_1011.html">http://www.gastropods.com/1/Shell_1011.html</a><!-- m --></a>  <span class="petit">--Last edited by Paul Monfils on 2006-08-28 03:11:23 --</span>
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Shell Identification requested by Jeff - by paul monfils - 08-28-2006, 11:07 AM

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