seen? This flat moon snail is sometimes seen on our Northern
shores among seagrasses, usually half dead or dead. Elsewhere, they
are found in deeper water and considered uncommon.
Features: 1.5-3cm. Shell thin,
flat with three broad bands of dark brown stripes. A dark chocolate
brown lip. Operculum is made of a thin horn-like material, orange
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moon snails on Singapore shores
- Tan Siong
Kiat and Henrietta P. M. Woo, 2010 Preliminary
Checklist of The Molluscs of Singapore (pdf), Raffles
Museum of Biodiversity Research, National University of Singapore.
- Abbott, R.
Tucker, 1991. Seashells
of South East Asia.
Graham Brash, Singapore. 145 pp.