Mitra mitra (Linnaeus, 1758)

Mitra mitra is very common at Kwajalein, living in sand on lagoon, pinnacle and seaward reefs at depths of 2 to at least 30m. By day and night they are buried in the sand, their presence indicated only by the trail they leave when plowing through the sand. However, they do deposit their egg capsules beneath rocks.

Created 4 September 2015

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