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reevs
08-03-2010, 13:08
I took this picture about 3 years ago during my photo dive. and found it when sorting out my old albums. I'm not sure what this is. I remember that the black skin opened up to show something white.

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_en2BLr1UD_c/SxxZc19OrpI/AAAAAAAAK80/thu99XklkdQ/s800/IMG_1647.JPG

Can anybody recognize this ?

Rajeev

LeeParrish
08-03-2010, 13:21
Where were you when you took the photo? Just based on the photo and the description I'd guess it's some type of Cowry.

chinacat46
08-03-2010, 13:40
Looks like a type of egg cowrie.

reevs
08-03-2010, 14:08
I was in similan islands (off the coast of phuket).

Rajeev

boates
10-08-2010, 12:49
You sure it was a critter, looks like a sponge (encrusting sponge perhaps) to me.

DevilDiver
10-08-2010, 13:10
:smiley20: Good job China! (I had to look it up)

common egg cowrie (Ovula ovum)
http://www.nudipixel.net/photos/1/medium/16080.jpg