Slug/Snail?!

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  1. tinusb

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    Hi all,

    Was at 'Cape Town Fish Market' at SomersetMall - and saw this in one of the big tanks. What is it?!??

    Tinus :)

    PS. Sorry for the bad quality - was with my phone.

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  3. Rock pool

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    GROSS! :lol:
     
  4. lanzo

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    tiger cowrie
     
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    that spikes on it's back is it's mantel,very very cool snail,but it is disructive
     
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    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    That could be quite right Lanzo - I was thinking that it looked like an abalone from the bottom....
     
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    looks pretty cool though
     
  8. tinusb

    tinusb Thread Starter

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    yip Mekaeel :) It looks cool :)
     
  9. lanzo

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    abalone?
    have never seen one.
     
  10. nakoma

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    can we eat it i am sure i have a pot that is just big enough:biggrin:
     
  11. sihaya

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    looks like a cowrie to me too... but can't tell for sure without seeing the shell, etc.
     
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  13. sihaya

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    LOL... I wasn't gone! I'm always lurking, if not posting... you guys just get to the questions before I do most the time.
     
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