Many shells of this and some other species are often covered with elongate hydroids that are very visible in the one below.
Young specimens have a smoother scuplture on the shell.
Near two kinds of Caulerpa algae.
This green algae coated individual is feeding on a cerith.
Feeding on the columbellid Mitrella ligula.
A couple of shells feeding on a planktonic salp that had crashed to the bottom.
A mass of Vexillum exasperatum eating what was probably a deceased Conomurex luhuanus (blood-mouth conch).
Created 7 September 2015
Updated 9 September 2016
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