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Family Muricidae

HAWAII

Morula fuscoimbricata

Kahe Pt., Oahu, 15 feet, 16mm

 

Mokapu, Oahu, 2 feet, 18mm

BROWN-SCALED DRUPE

Rare under rocks in shallow water.  Feeds upon mussels and other bivalves.  Has a narrower shell than Semiricinula turbinoidesAttains 7/8 inch.  Hawaii & the Marshall Islands.  Erroneously reported from Hawaii as Morula spinosa.