Cavolinia uncinata (Rang, 1829)
|Maximum size: 8 mm shell
of this species are similar to those of Cavolinia
globulosa but larger with
a less curved apex. The animals have elongate mantle appendages.
Fragments of Cavolinia uncinata shells are rare
in sand samples. Live animals are occasionally seen at night in off-shore waters.
Big Island and Maui: circumglobal.
Photo: Jeff Milisen (in A Field Guide to Blackwater Diving in Hawaii): off the Kona Coast, Big Island; Nov. 20, 2017.
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