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HAWAII

Conus (Textilia) bullatus

Ma'ili Point, Oahu, 160 feet, 48mm

BUBBLE CONE  

Rare in deep water buried in sand pockets or rubble.  Shell solid and widest at mid-body and flaring aperture, pink with cloudy orange brown spirals, aperture pinkish-orange.  Attains 3 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-West Pacific.