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Family Conidae


Conus (Lividoconus) lividus

Kaloko, Oahu, 2 feet, 42mm


Makapu'u, Oahu, 2 feet, 36mm


Makapu'u, Oahu, 2 feet, 59mm


Ft. Kamehemeha, Oahu, 4 feet, 56mm


Ft. Kamehemeha, Oahu, 3 feet


Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu

Makapu'u, Oahu, 3 feet



Abundant on shallow reefs and in tidepools.  Spire is coronated and body whorl often with beaded spirals toward base.  Color is olive to orange-brown with faint mid-body spiral.  Attains 3.5 inches.  Animal is reddish black.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.