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Notocypraea angustata (Gmelin, 1791)

Similar to Notocypraea comptonii but lacks the darker brown bands around the shell and often found washed up along Tomahawk Beach

How to identify Notocypraea angustata?

The shell may be pale to dark brown with the ventral margin having blurred spots or markings.

What habitats does Notocypraea angustata live in?

Subtidally under rocks

What is the distribution of Notocypraea angustata?

From NSW to SA including Tasmania

How big does Notocypraea angustata grow?

Can grow to around 30mm

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