Open daily, 10am–5pm, Free

419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

From Monday 27 November – Friday 1 December, the Tūhura Science Centre and Tropical Forest will be closed for maintenance. 
We strive to produce the best experience 
for our visitors and this will allow us to make our Science Centre better for years to come.

Arabic Volute, Alcithoe arabica, IV9425

Physical Description

Large sized volute shell with sharp protrusions on the shoulder, a tall spire and a wide mouth. The outer surface is mostly a creamy pink colour with brown areas and patterns.


Species is endemic to:

Field Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 160 x 69 x 65mm

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