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Family Conidae

HAWAII

Conus (Hermes) nussatellus

Ft. Kamehameha, Oahu, 5 feet, 67mm

 

Puako, Hawaii, 25 feet, 43mm

 

Kapoho, Hawaii, 3 feet, 44mm

 

Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 80 feet

NUSSATELLA CONE  

Rare in silt under slabs or rubble at scuba depths.  Feeds upon other snails.  Animal light brown.  Attains 3 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.  Also known as Conus nussatella.