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Family Conidae


Conus (Rhombiconus) imperialis

Ft. Kamehameha, Oahu, 4 feet, 73mm


Waikiki, Oahu, 5 feet, 75mm


Ala Moana, Oahu, 3 feet, 93mm


Ma'ili Point, Oahu, 20 feet, 54mm


Juvenile, Kahe Point, Oahu, 25 feet, 31mm


Blowhole, Oahu, 35 feet


Puako, Hawaii, 30 feet


Juvenile, Kahe Point, Oahu, 25 feet

Makapu'u, Oahu, 20 feet


Fairly common on reefs to 100 feet.  Shell heavy, gray with brown blotches and black & white spiral dashes, spire is coronated, animal red.  Attains 4 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.