Tropical Waters, Worldwide
*NOTE: THIS SHELL COMES IN A BEAUTIFUL GIFT BOX MAKING IT THE IDEAL GIFT!
A stunning 15.4cm long Fasciolaria trapezium seashell. Weighing 150g. This species is sought after for food. The golden brown shell is solid and heavy. The spire is of moderate length. The sutures are constricted. The shoulders on the whorls are covered with spiral rows of slightly pointed strong nodules. The surface is covered with fine, brown, incised spiral lines, mainly in pairs. The outer lip is dentate with seven pairs of teeth, situated where the paired lines meet the edge. The oval aperture is pale with strong ridges internally. The columnella is smooth posteriorly. The siphonal canal is extended and short.