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Family Muricidae, Subfamily Coralliophilinae

HAWAII

Coralliophila fimbriata

Ala Moana, Oahu, 250 feet

 

Moku Manu, Oahu, 150 feet

 FRINGED CORAL-LOVING SHELL

Uncommon under Leptoseris coral at depths exceeding 100 feet.  Attains 1 inch.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.  Formerly known as Coralliobia fimbriata.