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Natica rocquignyi Fischer-Piette 1942

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    Natica rocquignyi
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    Natica rocquignyi is a species of predatory sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Naticidae, the moon snails.[1]

    Description

    The shell size varies between 14 mm and 32 mm

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    Distribution

    This species is distributed in the equatorial zone of the Atlantic Ocean along Angola and Gabon.

    References

    1. ^ a b Natica rocquignyi Fischer. WoRMS (2009). Natica rocquignyi Fischer. Accessed through the World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=224845 on 17 June 2010.
    • Bernard, P.A. (Ed.) (1984). Coquillages du Gabon [Shells of Gabon]. Pierre A. Bernard: Libreville, Gabon. 140, 75 plates pp.
    • Fernandes F. & Rolán E. 1995 The family Naticidae in Angola (West Africa). Argonauta, 7(6-12): 1-21
    • Gofas, S.; Afonso, J.P.; Brandào, M. (Ed.). (S.a.). Conchas e Moluscos de Angola = Coquillages et Mollusques d'Angola. [Shells and molluscs of Angola]. Universidade Agostinho / Elf Aquitaine Angola: Angola. 140 pp