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Upload : 2010-05-01
Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta lentiginosa lentiginosa

lentiginosa lentiginosa

31 mm

F+/Gem

11,47 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

06.04.2010

India (Tamil Nadu) › Rameshwaram

Under rocks in shallow water. Heavy and large specimen

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Austrocypraea reevei reevei

reevei reevei

38,1 mm

F++

44,35 Euro

David Watts › wattsdave

06.04.2010

Australia › Great Australia Bight (WA or SA)
No data, location estimatet

Has a line along the side of the dorsum. Great dorsum pattern on the specimen. Much better than normal for these.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Austrocypraea reevei reevei

reevei reevei

36,7 mm

F++

42,05 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

06.04.2010

Australia (WA) › Perth

By divers in 35 meters. Nice live collected specimen with high gloss and even surface.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Zoila (other) venusta roseopunctata

venusta roseopunctata

76,2 mm

F++

> 100 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

06.04.2010

Australia (WA) › Esperance › Mondraine Island

By diver on sponges in 50 meters. Inflated, with pink hue. Mature base.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) leucodon leucodon

leucodon leucodon

77,8 mm

F++/Gem

> 100 Euro

Patrick Brock › patbrock

12.04.2010

Philippines (Visayas) › Visayan Sea

Growth line on the left margin and a slight roughness on the underside of the posterior canal. A dark and beautiful leucodon

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia maculifera maculifera

maculifera maculifera

72,2 mm

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24,25 Euro

David Watts › wattsdave

06.04.2010

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island

Has some bubbles under the nacre on the base and along one edge. Nice very dark dorsum pattern on the specimen. Super heavy shell. Very heavy callous making this shell very wide. Impressive specimen.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Austrasiatica hirasei hirasei

hirasei hirasei

41,6 mm

Gem

81,00 Euro

Andreas Huhn › andreas091072

10.04.2010

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Balicasag Island

Hallo,ich biete Ihnen hier die Möglichkeit eine sehr seltene und wunderschöne Cypraea hirasei zu erwerben!Die Schnecke ist 41,6mm groß und stammt von den Philippinen,Balicasag Island und wurde in ca.150m getaucht!Die Schale ist in einem vorzüglichen Zustand(GEM)!Wie auf den Bildern zu sehen ist,hat sie eine wunderschöne Farbe mit tollem Glanz und Zeichnung!Der Preis einer solchen Schnecke liegt üblich bei über 150,-€.

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hirasei hirasei 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Barycypraea fultoni amorimi

fultoni amorimi

79 mm

F+

> 100 Euro

Patrick Brock › patbrock

12.04.2010

Mozambique › Quissico (Zavala)
near

Big and heavy "massieri" form of fultoni with nice margins. The usual rough appearance with some watermarks and sand inclusions. Unfortunately a chip on the upper anterior extremity, see the detail photo.Trawled.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Bistolida diauges diauges

diauges diauges

30,4 mm

Gem

11,47 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

06.04.2010

Tanzania › Pemba Island

Collected by local divers on shallow reef. A stunning specimen with a large, distinctly outlined blotch dominating the dorsum

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula gaskoini gaskoini

gaskoini gaskoini

21,7 mm

F+/Gem

38,23 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

06.04.2010

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island

By divers at night in 15-20 meters of water. Large form, with small and dense lacunae.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Zoila (other) venusta episema

venusta episema

62 mm

F++

19,49 Euro

David Watts › wattsdave

06.04.2010

Australia (WA) › Fremantle › Rottnest Island
near

Has a nacred over flaw on the base.Excellent dorsum pattern on the specimen. Large

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia maculifera maculifera

maculifera maculifera

57,3 mm

F+

22,94 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

06.04.2010

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island

On boulders in 15 meters. Exceptional shell in which the pattern abruptly stops mid-dorsally, exposing the wavy pattern of a juvenile shell. Minor chip in anterior terminal.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Zoila (other) decipiens decipiens

decipiens decipiens

48 mm

Gem

22,19 Euro

Andreas Huhn › andreas091072

10.04.2010

Australia (WA) › Broome
Wrong data-slip, location estimatet

Hallo,ich biete Ihnen hier die Möglichkeit eine schöne und seltene Cypraea venusta zu erwerben!Die Schnecke ist ca.48,0mm groß und stammt von Coffin Island,Australien und wurde in ca.100m getaucht!Die Schale ist in einem vorzüglichen Zustand(GEM)!Wie auf den Bildern zu sehen ist,hat sie eine wunderschöne Farbe mit perfektem Glanz!Der Preis einer solchen Schnecke liegt üblich bei über 100,-€.

Falscher Fundortzettel, wurde zudem als venusta verkauft. Der Verkäufer ist aber entschuldigt. Den Fundort hier habe ich angenommen.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Zoila (marginata complex) marginata marginata

marginata marginata

56,4 mm

F+

39,00 Euro

David Watts › wattsdave

06.04.2010

No data
My estimation: Southwest Australia

No chips but has some lines on the dorsum. Excellent unique dorsum pattern on the specimen. High and wide shaped shell. Beautifull base spotting.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gorda

capensis gorda

23,1 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

06.04.2010

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › Port Alfred
No data, Port Alfred is my estimation

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (a-h) bellatrix bellatrix

bellatrix bellatrix

18,7 mm

F+/Gem

26,76 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

06.04.2010

Marquesas Islands › Nuku Hiva Island

By divers in 25 meters under small rocks on sand at mouth of cave. Heavy, dark and calloused specimen of this recently described species from the Marquesas Islands.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria moneta moneta

moneta moneta

20,1 mm

Gem

11,47 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

06.04.2010

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Mactan Island

From shallow intertidal reef.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Austrasiatica langfordi langfordi

langfordi langfordi

56,4 mm

Gem

89,99 Euro

Andreas Huhn › andreas091072

10.04.2010

Taiwan

Hallo,ich biete Ihnen hier die Möglichkeit eine extrem schöne und RARE Cypraea langfordi langfordi zu erwerben!Die Schnecke ist ca.56,4mm groß und stammt aus Taiwan und wurde in ca.200m getaucht!Die Schale ist in einem vorzüglichen Zustand(GEM)!Wie auf den Bildern zu sehen ist,hat sie eine wunderschöne Farbe,mit perfektem Glanz und eine schöne Zeichnung!Der übliche Preis einer solchen Schnecke liegt üblich bei über 200,-€.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Zoila (other) venusta roseopunctata

venusta roseopunctata

64,3 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Andreas Huhn › andreas091072

10.04.2010

Australia (WA) › Coffin Island

Hallo,ich biete Ihnen hier die Möglichkeit eine extrem schöne und seltene Cypraea venusta rosepunctata zu erwerben!Die Schnecke ist ca.64,3mm groß und stammt von Coffin Island,Australien und wurde in ca.200m getaucht!Die Schale ist in einem vorzüglichen Zustand(GEM)!Wie auf den Bildern zu sehen ist,hat sie eine wunderschöne Farbe mit perfektem Glanz!Der Preis einer solchen Schnecke liegt üblich bei über 100,-€.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Propustularia surinamensis surinamensis

s. surinamensis

28,2 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Andreas Huhn › andreas091072

10.04.2010

Brasil

Hallo,ich biete Ihnen hier die wohl einmalige Möglichkeit eine extrem RARE und wunderschöne Cypraea surinamensis zu erwerben!Die Schnecke ist ca.28,2mm groß und stammt aus Brasilien und wurde in ca.100m unter Steinkorallen lebend getaucht!Die Schale ist in einem vorzüglichen Zustand(GEM)!Wie auf den Bildern zu sehen ist,hat sie eine intensive,wunderschöne Farbe,mit perfektem Glanz und eine schöne Zeichnung!Der übliche Preis einer solchen Schnecke als lebendfund liegt üblich bei über 300,-€

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Upload : 2010-05-16
Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

102,63 mm

Gem

18,26 Euro

Cillan Chan

09.04.2010

Philippines (Palawan)

UNCOMMON. Very heavy. From fishermen. March, 2010.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) aurantium aurantium

aurantium aurantium

93,93 mm

F+++/Gem

95,85 Euro

Cillan Chan

09.04.2010

Philippines (Mindanao) › Davao Region › Mati

Minor scars, made by true aurantium, additional fiber glass looks like a true one, true one may cost USD 5000+. Nice display, minor scar in dorsum.

HAND MADE

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) broderipii broderipii

broderipii broderipii

84,57 mm

F+++/Gem

73,03 Euro

Cillan Chan

09.04.2010

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Mactan Island › Puncta Engano

Slightly dull base, additional fiber glass made by Cypraea vitellus, nice for display. Now true one is USD3000+ but never rostrate.

HAND MADE

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia capricornica capricornica

capricornica capricornica

63,3 mm

F+/Gem

> 100 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

06.04.2010

Australia (QLD) › Great Barrier Reef › Swans Reef

Trawled off 150 meters. Heavy and mature shell. Exceptional quality

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (carneola complex) carneola carneola

carneola carneola

61,7 mm

F++

15,29 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

06.04.2010

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Nocnocan Island

Taken by compressor-divers at 15-20 meters. This is the giant form, often confused with the more common leviathan titan. Dorsum beautifully framed with a bluish halo. Outstanding quality for this easily flawed species.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

87 mm

F+++/Gem

11,87 Euro

Bud Callow (R. Kallow) › shellabout

13.04.2010

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Mactan Island › Lapu Lapu
Lapu Lapu Island

Rare Spotted cowrie beautiful specimem. Taken live Lapu Lapu Island early Jan. 2010. Full gloss.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (a-h) erosa erosa

erosa erosa

30 mm

Gem

34,49 Euro

Charlene Takahashi › seashellauction

09.04.2010

New Caledonia › Prony Bay

FLATTEN ROSTRATED

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa aliwalensis

mappa aliwalensis

74,36 mm

F++/F+++

28,91 Euro

Cillan Chan

09.04.2010

South Africa › KwaZulu-Natal › Park Rynie
Aliwai Shoal?

RARE now, beautiful subspecies, inclusion in base, anterior canal slightly chipped, still a nice specimen. Scuba live taken at 35m. 2010.

Doubtful location, thus maybe no aliwalensis

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

80,3 mm

F+++/Gem

44,12 Euro

Cillan Chan

09.04.2010

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

Slightly irregular and scar in dorsum, UNUSUAL pattern. From fishermen. March, 2010.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Pseudozonaria annettae annettae

annettae annettae

29 mm

F++

11,47 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

06.04.2010

Mexico › Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez)

Shallow water under rocks. Small dwarf

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea onyx onyx

onyx onyx

45,71 mm

Gem

13,69 Euro

Cillan Chan

09.04.2010

Philippines (Palawan)

Beautiful specimen. AWESOME, just adult. From fishermen. March, 2010.

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Upload : 2010-05-27
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

91,8 mm

F++/F+++

50,00 Euro

Alessandro Petronzi › petronzi

30.04.2010

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island

Great -like stone- form. From my personal collection. Little chip on antherior right canal.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Propustularia surinamensis surinamensis

s. surinamensis

27,3 mm

F+++

45,00 Euro

Damaso Duarte Monteiro › charonia sea shells

30.04.2010

Brasil (Ceara) › Camocim

Collected on octopus pots. With 1 octopus micro hole

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Propustularia surinamensis surinamensis

s. surinamensis

23,8 mm

F+++

32,00 Euro

Damaso Duarte Monteiro › charonia sea shells

30.04.2010

Brasil (Ceara) › Camocim

Collected on octopus pots. With 1 octopus micro hole

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Nesiocypraea teramachii teramachii

teramachii teramachii

78,54 mm

Gem

60,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

23.04.2010

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Mactan Island › Puncta Engano

Hand made rostrate. Made by other species, display well

HAND MADE

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (a-h) boivinii boivinii

boivinii boivinii

27,77 mm

F+++/Gem

4,50 Euro

Cillan Chan

23.04.2010

Philippines (Palawan)

UNUSUAL stage for study, hard to get, slightly dull base. From fishermen. March, 2010

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea onyx onyx

onyx onyx

33,98 mm

F+++/Gem

4,50 Euro

Cillan Chan

23.04.2010

Philippines (Palawan)

Beautiful specimen. AWESOME, minor inclusion in margin. From fishermen. April, 2010

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

70,4 mm

F+++

10,00 Euro

Radjiwan Tirtadinata › wanny

30.04.2010

Indonesia › Nusa Tenggara Islands › Flores Island

With white blotch

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

28,22 mm

F+++/Gem

3,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

23.04.2010

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

Minor scars, slighty young, AWESOME. From fishermen. April, 2010.

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Upload : 2010-05-28
Cypraeidae Cypraea Blasicrura pallidula vivia

pallidula vivia

14,4 mm

F+/Gem

38,23 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

06.04.2010

Samoan Islands › Western Samoa › Savaii › Vaisala Lagoon

Snorkeling in shallow water, in dead coral conglomerate. A rare, little known taxon whose distinct position has been confirmed by DNA-studies. Missing in most advanced collections.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (a-h) boivinii boivinii

boivinii boivinii

17,93 mm

Gem

22,82 Euro

Cillan Chan

09.04.2010

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Pangalo Island › Pangalo

SUPERB, subfossil? SCARCE now. March, 2010.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Talostolida rashleighana rashleighana

r. rashleighana

16,3 mm

n.a.

> 100 Euro

Lionello Tringali › random

30.04.2010

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island
Makeke?

60ft under coral slabs on reef, 1959. From an old American collector. Nominotypical rashleighana. The shells was dead collected, but it is shining and rather fresh looking, with very minor flaws only. Comes with full data. The inked number at the basis may be either easily removed with water and brush or kept with this old American collection specimen.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula gaskoini gaskoini

gaskoini gaskoini

14,55 mm

Gem

15,32 Euro

Charlene Takahashi › seashellauction

09.04.2010

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island › Waianae

CYPRAEA FISHERI:RARE 14.55 ELONGATED FORM OF GASKOINI! RARE MALE DWARF DEEP-WATER FORM OF GASKOINI ENDEMIC TO HAWAII.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula catholicorum catholicorum

c. catholicorum

15 mm

Gem

19,11 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

06.04.2010

Vanuatu Islands › Efate Island (Ile Vate)

Collected in shallow water.

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Upload : 2010-05-31
Cypraeidae Cypraea Neobernaya spadicea spadicea

spadicea spadicea

57,35 mm

F++

19,00 Euro

Carlos M. L. Afonso › CV

30.04.2010

USA (California) › San Diego › Sunset Cliffs

A SUPER specimen with a RICH dorsal pattern and GREAT PURPLE MARGINS; BIG size too - GREAT SHELL. Collected during low tide in rock crevices. 2009

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Neobernaya spadicea spadicea

spadicea spadicea

51 mm

n.a.

0,00 Euro

Carlos M. L. Afonso › CV

30.04.2010

USA (California) › San Diego › Sunset Cliffs

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Geschenk

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Austrasiatica langfordi langfordi

langfordi langfordi

57,4 mm

F++/F+++

> 100 Euro

Zhang Rong Cai › shellover

30.04.2010

East China Sea

With small growth scars,trawled in about.150m deep,from East China sea,03.2010

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Zoila (other) decipiens decipiens

decipiens decipiens

49,39 mm

F+++/Gem

22,50 Euro

Cillan Chan

23.04.2010

Australia (WA) › North West Cape › Exmouth

Taken by scuba diver. Nice pattern, slightly dull base, natural growth line in dorsum

* perhaps false location

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Upload : 2010-06-04
Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) camelopardalis camelopardalis

c. camelopardalis

39,83 mm

F+++

7,50 Euro

Mike Hart

23.04.2010

Somalia
Sayise (?)

7m under coral slaps. October 2008. Minor scars in dorsum, SCARCE now

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Zonaria pyrum pyrum

pyrum pyrum

37,9 mm

F++

2,25 Euro

Cillan Chan

23.04.2010

Turkey › Bodrum

Trawled at 50m. 08/2007. Dull dorsum, UNCOMMON locality

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Zonaria pyrum pyrum

pyrum pyrum

39,25 mm

F++

2,25 Euro

Cillan Chan

23.04.2010

Turkey › Bodrum

Trawled at 50m. 08/2007. Dull dorsum, UNCOMMON locality

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upload : 2010-10-08
Cypraeidae Cypraea Austrocypraea reevei reevei

reevei reevei

27,13 mm

F++

8,00 Euro

Mike Hart

23.04.2010

Australia (WA) › Esperance
south

Ex pisces (Queen Snapper) at 100m. Jan. 2010. Dull surface, UNCOMMON form

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