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Tiger cowrie, Cypraea tigris, IV10364

Physical Description

Tiger cowrie shell with a bulbous shape and with a thick wall. Specimen has a white base colour patterned with mid brown dots.


Brought to NZ about:
Distribution of the species is the Indo-Pacific.


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 40 x 72 x 53mm

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