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Pleuroploca princeps

Posted on 18 February 2013 by Nazca admin

 

This conch is one of the largest species of marine snail on the Ecuadorian coast, and feeds primarily on bivalves and gastropods.
According to archeological records, its thick shell was used to make primitive trumpets.

 

 

 

 

 

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