Shell of a carnivorous gastropod of the family Muricidae

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Muricid species (possibly Ceratostoma sp.) found among seagrass in the rocky intertidal of Pillar Point today. One of the many wonders of gastropod shell diversity and is a great example of mantle resorption at work – notice the beautiful ornamentation on the spire and body whorl!
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2 thoughts on “Shell of a carnivorous gastropod of the family Muricidae

  1. Hi Courtney, you don’t need admin approval to get the image to show up. You just need to add it as the featured image. If you edit your post, look on he menu bar on the left hand side for the featured image option.

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