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Family Nassaridae

Basket Shells

Basket shells are active scavengers that emerge from hiding to devour bits of flesh on rocky or soft bottoms.

 

HAWAII

Nassarius gaudiosus

PAINTED or GAUDY BASKET SHELL

 

Nassarius hirtus

ROUGH BASKET SHELL

 

Nassarius papillosus

PIMPLED BASKET SHELL

 

Nassarius splendidulus

SPLENDID BASKET SHELL

 

Nassarius silvardi

SILVARD'S BASKET SHELL