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Solid, ovate to pear-shaped shell, up to 12 cm. Exterior white, interior reddish-brown, operculum velvet black with a pattern of tiny dots. Habitat: on algae or Alcyonarian colonies (on which it feeds) on shallow reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997).


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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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