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Tonna morrisoni - Vos, 2005
Mozambique. Sofala Bank. Trawled at 40-50m. November 2004.
Tonnidae
F+  /  86mm
#28256
Unusual orange mouth
65.00 EUR
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Cylinder gloriamaris - (Chemnitz, 1777)
Philippines. Bohol. In tangle nets at ca 180m. 1993.
Conidae
F++  /  136mm
#23669
Very large. So-called 'golden form'.
185.00 EUR
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Achatina fulica - Bowdich, 1822
Philippines. Cebu. Danao. January 2000.
Achatinidae
F+  /  86mm
#27881
albino
35.00 EUR
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Zoila perlae - Lopez and Chiang, 1975
Australia. NWA. Dampier. By ROV at 80m. 2016.
Cypraeidae
F+++  /  43mm
#26902
A very nice specimen with a nice coloration.
1850.00 EUR
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Barycypraea fultoni fultoni - (Sowerby, 1903)
South Africa. Natal. Ramsgate. Dredged at 90m. 2017.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  60mm
#26901
Live-taken, very slender specimen with a very beautiful pattern. Shell slightly unequelly rounded. One tiny imperfection in the columellar callus, probably a repelled octopus attack.
6500.00 EUR
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Cypraeovula volvens - Fazzini and Bergonzoni, 2004
South Africa. Port Alfred. Dredged. March 2018.
Cypraeidae
F+  /  23mm
#26675
Two tiny attempts to octopus hole: one on the base and one on the edge of the margin. Very rare species.
1000.00 EUR
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Zonaria pyrum pyrum - (Gmelin, 1791)
Greece. Rodos. Kopria beach. Dived. October 1986.
Cypraeidae
F+  /  44mm
#26628
large. Small spot on dorsum where the upper layer is gone (looks like a small, paler dot, but upon closer examination it turns out to be a small imperfection).
30.00 EUR
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Zoila rosselli latistoma - Lorenz, 2002
Australia. Albany. Two People's Bay. Dived at 25-30m. July 2009.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  52mm
#26596
Very dark. 'Blurry', wavy edges.
450.00 EUR
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Lyncina kuroharai - (Kuroda and Habe, 1961)
Taiwan. NET. Near Tiao-Yu-Tai Island. August 2018.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  44mm
#24716
Small growth line at anterior terminal.
480.00 EUR
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Lyncina kuroharai - (Kuroda and Habe, 1961)
Taiwan. NET. Near Tiao-Yu-Tai Island. August 2018.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  38mm
#26593
A very typical shell without defects. Rare these days!
480.00 EUR
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Zoila jeaniana aurata - Raybaudi, 1979
Australia. WA. Shark Bay. at 100m. 1999.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  88mm
#26583
Very good size and fantastic pattern. A few tiny irregularities. Very special shape: like the first ones in the new Guide. Conchologically somewhat in between jeaniana jeaniana and the typical, more bulbous aurata.
1850.00 EUR
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Pionoconus barthelemeyi jeanduvali - Bozzetti, 2010
Maldives islands.
Conidae
F+++  /  43mm
#26221
The rare subspecies or form from the Maldives islands. This is a very pale specimen in superb condition!
350.00 EUR
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Zoila rosselli raywalkeri fma regularis - Lorenz, 2017
Australia. WA. off Windy Harbour. By ROV on sponge wall covering the ridge of the reef at 100-130m.April 2015.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  49mm
#26050
Nice specimen, without fishbites. Small scar on dorsum, hardly visible.Rarity in this condition.
1100.00 EUR
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Athleta nana - (Rehder and Weaver, 1974)
Mozambique. SM. Off Inhambane. Trawled at ca 350m. October 2017.
Volutidae
F++  /  17mm
#25920
seldom available. A small, but intricate Athleta species.
160.00 EUR
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Euphaedusa ishibei - Nordsieck, 2007
China. Guizhou. Xio Wen Xuan. Da Shi Xiang. Hui Shui Shi Lin. January 2011.
Clausiliidae
F+  /  29mm
#25792
Seldom available. Proto imperfect.
90.00 EUR