Filifusus filamentosus is an uncommon to moderately common species living primarily on the seaward reefs and lagoon pinncles. They are most often found under large rocks at depths of 6 to 20m, but can also be out exposed on the reef at night.
The shells often carry cap shell hitchhikers.
This one was found with its egg mass.
This species is a predator upon other gastropod mollusks. Below it is eating a top shell Turbo argyrostomus.
This one is eating a Cerithium echinatum.
The dark maroon spotted with white is quite attractive.
Feeding on Turbo argyrostomus.
Created 10 December 2011
Updated 12 February 2016
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