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Family Nacellidae


Cellana sandwicensis  

Kaunolu Bay, Lana'i


Kaupo, Oahu

Kaupo, Oahu


Portlock, Oahu

Ahihi-Kinau NAR, Maui


Common on wave-washed coralline algae in the lower intertidal zone.  Has coarse ribs of equal width extending beyond shell margin creating a scalloped outline, interior light gray.  The animal's foot is yellow.  Attains 2.5 inches.  The most popular species for consumption.  Endemic to Hawaii.