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Cerithium echinatum Lamarck 1822

Cerithium echinatum

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Cerithium echinatum is a species of small sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cerithiidae.[1]

Description

This snail's shell has a short siphonal canal. The shell has spiral rows of bumps as well as reddish-brown dashes. It has been found at 53mm in size.[2]

Distribution

The distribution of Cerithium echinatum includes the Indo-Pacific.[3] It is found off the southern African coast at northern KwaZulu-Natal and Mozambique in 15-30m of water.

References

  1. ^ Cerithium echinatum Lamarck, 1822. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 9 January 2011.
  2. ^ Steyn, D.G. & Lussi, M. 2005. Offshore Shells of Southern Africa ISBN 0-620-33607-2
  3. ^ Cerithium echinatum. sealifebase.org, accessed 9 January 2011.

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Cerithium echinatum: Brief Summary

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Cerithium echinatum is a species of small sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cerithiidae.

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