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Family Naticidae

HAWAII

Polinices simiae

Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 50 feet

Egg mass, Sharks Cove, Oahu, 35 feet

 

Egg mass, Sharks Cove, Oahu, 35 feet

Egg mass, Cargo Pier, Midway Atoll, 5 feet

SIMI'S MOON SNAIL

Uncommon in sand at scuba depths.  Shell thin & light, umbilicus open.  Attains 1.5 inch.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.