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Cassis tuberosa

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Cassis tuberosa © Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens, Holland

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lexID:
6034 
Scientific:
Cassis tuberosa 
German:
Helmschnecke 
English:
King Helmet 
Category:
Ślimaki 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Cassidae (Family) > Cassis (Genus) > tuberosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, 1758) 
Occurrence:
Panama, West Africa, Jamaica, Costa Rica, Cuba, Venezuela, the Caribbean, Maksyk (Wschodnim Pacyfiku) 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
°C - 26°C 
Food:
jeżowce, specjalista pokarmowy! 
Difficulty:
Nie nadaje się do akwariów! 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-09-10 20:14:00 

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Cassis tuberosa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Cassis tuberosa belongs to the family Cassidae, the Helmet snails. Cassidae snails are in warm waters worldwide.

This photo of was taken in Caribbean sea. Cassis tuberosa feeds on sea urchins, that are actively hunted by the King Helmet. Despite its toxic sharp spines, even the black sea urchin is attacked and eaten by the Helmet Shell Cassis tuberosa.

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