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Flamingo tongue
Cyphoma gibbosum
(Linnaeus, 1758)

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.

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

Common all over the Caribbean.

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

Flamingo tongue (Cyphoma gibbosum)