Family Turbinidae (turban shells)

This page links to species in the family Turbinidae, commonly called turban shells, that are known from Kwajalein. Most or all species are grazers on algae, and some are among the more abundant larger snails on the reef. (Click on a thumbnail for pages with larger images.)


Astralium rhodostomum


Tectus conus

Tectus fenestratus

Tectus niloticus

Tectus pyramis

Turbo argyrostomus

Turbo petholatus

Turbo setosus

Kwajalein Underwater home

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