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Triton's Trumpet Shell

Charonia tritonis (Linnaeus 1758)

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Charonia tritonis (Triton's Trumpet Shell) is a species of Gastropoda in the family Charoniidae. They are native to Natal, Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone, and New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone. Dead Triton's Trumpet Shell form shallow marine sediments. They are carnivores. Individuals can grow to 147 mm. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Triton's trumpet shell. View this species on GBIF