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Flamingo tongue
Cyphoma gibbosum
(Linnaeus, 1758)

Description:
The shell of this animal is covered by the mantle. The mantle is cream to white, with squarish yellow spots, outlined with dark brown. The shell is white, with a ridge across.
Size: usually up to 3 cm.

Habitat:
This snail feeds on gorgonians, and can be found on various species.
Depth: ranges from 2 m down to 15 m.

Distribution:
Common all over the Caribbean.

Remarks:
In most countries it is illegal to bring back these shells from holidays.

Flamingo tongue (Cyphoma gibbosum)