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Updated 8/20/2013

Family Nassaridae

HAWAII

Nassarius gaudiosus

Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu

 

 

Kahala, Oahu, 4 feet, 20mm

 



Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 3 feet
   

PAINTED or GAUDY BASKET SHELL

Locally common in sand under stones in shallow water.  Attains 1 inch.  Hawaii & the Indo-West Pacific.