STROMBUS GRACILIOR - SGC0422201902

(G.B. Sowerby 1825) - Common name Fighting Conch - Size range 40mm-95mm - Range: Sea of Cortez to N. Peru

 

Collected live by local panga boat hooka divers near Puerto Penasco, Mexico. 7-10 meters depth. Tides range 7 meters / 24 feet near Puerto Pensasco, so the divers usually go out during low tides to collect murex and other species for meat.

 

I did minimal cleaning to this shell, I just removed the snail and gave it a quick wash.  The thin periostracum is intact and operculum included.  I am grading this shell at F++.

STROMBUS GRACILIOR - SGC0422201902

$35.00 Regular Price
$25.00Sale Price
  • NUMBER:

    SGC0422201902

  • CLASS:

    GASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA

  • ORDER:

    LITTORINIMORPHA

  • SUPER FAMILY:

    STROMBOIDEA

  • FAMILY:

    STROMBIDAE STROMBINAE

  • SIZE:

    73.11mm / 2 7/8"

  • WEIGHT:

    32g / 1.1 oz

  • CONDITION:

    F++

  • FRESH FIND

    WEEK OF 04-22-2019

  • LOCATION:

    PUERTO PENASCO, MEXICO   GOOGLE EARTH COORDINATES: 31 17' 48" N / 113 33' 04" N

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