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Cypraeovula castanea malani - Lorenz and De Bruin, 2009
South Africa. Agulhas area. Danger Point. Dived at 30-35m. April 2012.
F+  /  34mm
A nice rarity. A few small irregularities. Live-taken.
1500.00 EUR
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Barycypraea fultoni amorimi - Raybaudi, 1990
Mozambique. Trawled by Russian vessels at 300-400m. 1990s.
F++  /  73.6mm
Live-taken. Splendid pattern. Tiny attempted octopus attack on base.
1650.00 EUR
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Kioconus lecourtorum - (Lorenz, 2011)
Mauritius. St Brandon Shoal. Lunch Island. In coral rubble in shallow water. June 2015.
F++  /  11mm
Very nice quality. Hardly ever available due to its locality.
500.00 EUR
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Austroconus sydneyensis - (Sowerby, 1887)
Australia. New South Wales. Coffs Harbour. Dredged at 120m.
F+  /  31mm
Tiny chips in lip and small ventral line. Great rarity!
1200.00 EUR
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Cypraeovula volvens - Fazzini and Bergonzoni, 2004
South Africa. Port Alfred area. Fish River Dredged at 90 m. March 2018.
F++  /  21mm
1000.00 EUR
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Cypraeovula volvens - Fazzini and Bergonzoni, 2004
South Africa. Port Alfred. Dredged at 90 m. March 2018.
F+  /  23mm
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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Cassis patamakanthini - Parth, 2000
Australia. NWA. South Passage. By ROV at 90m.
F++  /  28mm
live-taken. Sipo very slightly rough.
1900.00 EUR
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Haliotis rugosa rodriguensis - Owen, 2013
Rodriguez island. Trou d'Argent. Among rocks at 1m. April 2022.
F+++  /  34mm
200.00 EUR
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Luria pulchra pulchra - (Gray, 1824)
Sudan. Port Sudan. Wreck of MV Umbria. Dived at 20m.
F++  /  76.6mm
Small hairline. Large. Impressive shell!
1100.00 EUR
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Callistocypraea broderipii - (Gray, 1832)
South Africa. Natal. South Coast. Dived in cave.
F++  /  92.5mm
Large, bulbous. Tiny spot in edge of mantle line.
4500.00 EUR
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Zoila jeaniana jeaniana - (Cate, 1968)
Australia. WA. off Geraldton. Dived. December 1994.
F+++  /  65mm
Very nice pattern. Hard to get these days.
450.00 EUR
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Tonna dolium - (Linnaeus, 1758)
Philippines. Palawan. From fishermen. April 2010.
F+  /  121mm
Freak specimen with almost flat spire and strongly angulated shoulders.
40.00 EUR
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Phalium evdoxiae - Morrison, 2016
Australia. Joseph Bonaparte Gulf. off Kimberleys. 110m deep. From prawn fishermen. 2022.
F+  /  82mm
Very nice specimen of the most recently described and rarest Phalium.
420.00 EUR
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Zoila eludens eludens - Raybaudi, 1991
Australia. WA. Exmouth. Murion island. Dived on sponges at 35-40m. 2017.
F++  /  64mm
small line under callus in aperture. High back,nicely rounded. Dense pattern.
1200.00 EUR
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Athleta kilburni - (Rehder, 1974)
South Africa. Natal. off Durban. Trawled at 500m. August 1980.
F++  /  37mm
350.00 EUR