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Family Conidae

HAWAII

Conus (Virroconus) ebraeus

Ala Moana, Oahu, 2 feet, 45mm

 

Ft. Kamehameha, Oahu, 3 feet, 42mm

 

Malaekahana, Oahu, 4 feet, 39mm

 

Makapu'u, Oahu, 2 feet, 36mm

 

Malaekahana, Oahu, 2 feet, 28mm

 

 

Laying eggs, Kapoho Tidepool, Hawaii, 3 feet

 

Kapoho tidepool, Hawaii

Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu

HEBREW CONE  

Common on shallow reefs and tidepools.  Pattern varies considerably among individuals, often badly scarred or eroded.  Animal is striped black and tan and siphon has a red tip.  Attains record size of 3 inches in Hawaii.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.