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Digital object published by Biology Department, Western Washington University.
Western Washington University
Genus-species: Natica sp.
Common name: Moon shell
Many specimens small to medium, white to yellow. These bloodthirsty mollusks live on clams and oysters, which they obtain by burrowing in the sand with an enormous foot. The eggs are laid in a collar of sand
Known habitat: Temperate and warm seas
Departmental Shell Collection