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Family Ranellidae

HAWAII

Monoplex nicobaricus

Kaunolu Bay tidepool, Lana'i

 

Kaunolu Bay tidepool, Lana'i

Kapoho Point, Kailua, Oahu

Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu

NICOBAR'S TRITON

Common under stones and sand pockets at any depth.  Aperture bright orange, teeth & columellar folds white.  Feeds upon other snails.  Attains 3 inches.  Hawaii, Indo-Pacific, Galapagos, Tropical Atlantic.  Formerly known as Cymatium nicobaricum.