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rust-like patches on shells
04-17-2010, 12:13 PM,
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rust-like patches on shells
These look like the Red Sea species, Gibberulus gibberulus albus and Nerita sanguinolenta.  Are you sure that the staining is not from oil?  Oil spills are very common due to the heavy tanker traffic through the Suez Canal.  You might try some baby oil on a q-tip.  
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rust-like patches on shells - by lulu.shell - 03-28-2010, 05:39 PM
rust-like patches on shells - by dave r - 03-29-2010, 09:10 AM
rust-like patches on shells - by lulu.shell - 03-29-2010, 03:27 PM
rust-like patches on shells - by marlo - 03-29-2010, 05:22 PM
rust-like patches on shells - by dave r - 03-29-2010, 07:02 PM
rust-like patches on shells - by lulu.shell - 04-11-2010, 12:39 PM
rust-like patches on shells - by dave r - 04-11-2010, 02:55 PM
rust-like patches on shells - by paul monfils - 04-11-2010, 03:38 PM
rust-like patches on shells - by lulu.shell - 04-12-2010, 08:26 PM
rust-like patches on shells - by pam - 04-17-2010, 12:13 PM
rust-like patches on shells - by lulu.shell - 04-18-2010, 07:58 PM

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