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Topshell

Observed: 4th April 2013 By: ABKABK’s reputation in InvertebratesABK’s reputation in InvertebratesABK’s reputation in InvertebratesABK’s reputation in Invertebrates
Thick Topshell
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Osilinus lineatus

is the currently accepted name for this topshell.
http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=153534

It gets its previous name (Monodonta) from the small 'tooth' on the lip - you can see it in the Marlin photo where the mouth is turned towards the camera.
http://www.marlin.ac.uk/speciesinformation.php?speciesID=3990#

Jo