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Family Ranellidae

HAWAII

Septa rubecula

Okoe Bay, Hawaii, 45 feet

RUBY TRITON

Uncommon at scuba depths in coral rubble.  Color ranges from red to brown, aperture white.  Similar to Beu's Triton but more elongate and finely sculptured.  Attains 2 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-West Pacific.  Formerly known as Cymatium rubeculum.