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Updated 5/12/2013

Family Neritidae

HAWAII

Nerita picea 

Common Nerites, Oahu

Makapu'u, Oahu

Kaupo, Oahu

 

Black Point, Oahu

 

 

Koke'e Beach, Oahu

COMMON NERITE    PIPIPI

Abundant in the high intertidal zone.  Harvested & boiled as an snack.  Attains 1 inch.  Endemic to Hawaii.  May be confused with the white-spotted Neritina neglecta of brackish environments.