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Family Strombidae

HAWAII

Canarium maculatum

Makapu'u, Oahu, 1 foot, 30mm

 

Makapu'u, Oahu, 1 foot, 32mm

 

Hau'ula, Oahu, 3 feet, 29mm

 

Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu

 

Makua, Oahu, 10 feet

Makua, Oahu, 10 feet

Sharks Cove tidepool, Oahu

SPOTTED STROMB

Uncommon while alive on algal mats in tidepools and wave benches, but commonly inhabited by hermit crab.  Orange-banded or yellow form is rare.  Attains 1 inch.  Hawaii, Micronesia, SE Polynesia.  Formerly known as Strombus maculatus.