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Family Cypraeidae

HAWAII

Cypraea (Erosaria) poraria

Puako, Hawaii, 30 feet 

Kewalo, Oahu, 60 feet, 19mm

POROUS COWRY

Uncommon in dead coral at scuba depths.  Base is light purple with white teeth, mature shells develop a white glaze on the dorsal surface.  Attains 3/4 inch.  Hawaii & the Indo-West Pacific.