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Family Cerithiidae

HAWAII

Cerithium rostratum

Sandbar, Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, 3 feet

 

 

Cerithium rostratum, Oahu

ROSTRATE HORN

Rare on algae-covered stones in shallow water.  Lightweight with inflated whorls and finely beaded sculpture.  Attains 1 inch.  Hawaii & the Indo-West Pacific.