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Welcome to our page for unidentified shells. Here is a challenge for you! Please take a look and let us know if you can shed some light on the shells you find pictured and described on this page.

 

ID WANTED FOR THESE SEASHELLS

NOTE: All specimens pictured here were trawled in deep water by the "MV Southern Surveyor" as part of a Federal Australian Government survey of the Commonwealth waters of Western Australia. Specimens 5, 6 and 7 are probably the same species - please note that they all show evidence of a turridal notch on the posterior end of the aperture.

 

07_ID_request sp 4: 18.01mm, trawled in deep water at max. depth of 1000 metres, off Abrolhos Islands, central coast of Western Australia, off Geraldton. WA Museum specimen Nr. S32236.

07_ID_request sp 5: 48.26mm, trawled in deep water at max. depth of 1000 metres, off Abrolhos Islands, central coast of Western Australia, off Geraldton. WA Museum specimen Nr. S32235.

 

07_ID_request sp 6: 49.92mm, trawled in deep water at max. depth of 1000 metres, off Abrolhos Islands, central coast of Western Australia, off Geraldton. WA Museum specimen Nr. S32235.

07_ID_request sp 7: 42.26mm, trawled in deep water at max. depth of 1000 metres, off Abrolhos Islands, central coast of Western Australia, off Geraldton. WA Museum specimen Nr. S32235.

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