Cymbiola magnifica(Gebauer, 1802)

A subtidal and deeper water shell, juvenile dead shells (above) can be found on beaches. Endemic to Australia.

Below is an egg case found on the beach after very heavy swell. five juvenile animals measuring 2cm
were found inside, three still alive

A light coloured form trawled off Brunswick Heads.


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