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Updated 9/22/2012

Family Conidae


Conus (Rhizoconus) miles

Ala Moana, Oahu, 2 feet, 61mm


Mokapu, Oahu, 10 feet, 51mm


Kahe Point, Oahu, 35 feet, 26mm


Ft. Kamehemeha, Oahu, 3 feet


Kahala, Oahu, 40 feet

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 40 feet


Locally common on reefs to 100 feet.  Alternating bands of cream and brown with black base and fine wavy brown lines.  Aperture is purple and white.  Attains 3 inches.  Animal greenish black.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.