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Family Ranellidae

HAWAII

Monoplex pilearis

Kaneohe, Oahu, 260 feet

COMMON HAIRY TRITON

Rare under stones at any depth but prefers deep water.  White denticles extending into dark orange aperture, columella lined brown & white.  Attains 5.5 inches.  Tropics worldwide.  Formerly known as Cymatium pileare.