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Please help identify large shell
01-21-2010, 12:02 PM,
#1
Please help identify large shell
This shell is about 20 inches (51cm) long. What is it?
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<img src="http://www.home.comcast.net/%7Ehappycollecting123/seashell/shell4.JPG" alt="http://www.home.comcast.net/%7Ehappycollecting123/seashell/shell4.JPG" style="border:0" />
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01-21-2010, 12:11 PM,
#2
Please help identify large shell
Syrinx aruana, known as the Australian Trumpet shell. It is the largest species of Gastropod (snail) in the world, oh, and they get bigger than yours. I think the record is over two feet!
Dave
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01-21-2010, 12:31 PM,
#3
Please help identify large shell
Thank you Shell-master!
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