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Family Muricidae

HAWAII

Morula porphyrostoma

Mokoli'i Islet, Oahu, 3 feet, 21mm

PURPLE-MOUTH DRUPE

Uncommon under rocks in shallow water.  Feeds upon bivalves.  Attains 3/4 inch.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.  Formerly known as Morula dumosa or Spinidrupa dumosa.