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Updated 12/27/2013

Family Bursidae

HAWAII

Bursa cruentata



Sharks Cove, Oahu, 25 feet

Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 50 feet

BLOOD-STAINED FROG SHELL

Fairly common under stones at scuba depths.  Shell stout, posterior canal short, aperture blue-white with black lines on columella.  Attains 2 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-West Pacific.