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Lineated Cominella

Scientific Name: Cominella lineolata

Description: The Lineated Cominella has a smooth or slightly bumpy shell, with a siphon extending from the front. The pattern of the shell varies, usually cream to light green with wide, dashed brown or black lines around the shell, forming chequered, striped or blotched patterns. Cominellas are active scavengers that use their siphon to detect dead animals on rocky shores. Females lay masses of tulip-shaped eggs on short stalks.

Type: Gastropod (Carnivores and Scavengers)
Where to find: Intertidal Reefs
Size: 25mm