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Updated 11/22/2012

Family Fasciolariidae

HAWAII

Peristernia chlorostoma

Eggs, Kewalo, Oahu, 50 feet

Onekahakaha tidepool, Hawaii

YELLOWMOUTH SPINDLE

Common under rocks in shallow water.  Cream with varying amount of brown, aperture yellow.  Attains 3/4 inch.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.