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Created 12/16/2013

Family Isognomonidae

HAWAII

Isognomon incisum   



Ala Wai harbor, Oahu, 1 foot

INCISED PURSE SHELL

Small groups are common within submerged crevices of protected bays and harbors.  Dark gray or purplish-brown with dark margin and heavy coralline deposits, interior gray with purplish margin.  Attains 3 inches.  Endemic to Hawaii.