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Family Cypraeidae

HAWAII

Cypraea (Talparia) talpa

Juvenile, North Shore, Oahu, 30 feet

 

Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 20 feet

MOLE COWRY

Rare in Hawaii at scuba depths under rocks or in holes, common elsewhere.  Attains 4 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-West Pacific.