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Family Conidae

HAWAII

Conus (Lithoconus) sandwichensis  

Hawaii, 10 feet, 32mm

 

Hawaii, 10 feet, 24mm

 

Oahu, 250 feet

HAWAIIAN SUTURED CONE  

Rare in sand at scuba depths.  Glossy white with wide pink to orange spirals and a few brown marks on the spire, narrow aperture is white.  Attains 1.5 inch.  Endemic to Hawaii.  Formerly known as Conus suturatus sandwichensis.