Cypraea lurida
 
 
From a reef 2 miles far from Voula bay Saronicos golf Greece 15 August 98
These lurida are new population that appeared last year in this area.
I collected this summer 20 pieces, the size vary from 27,8 mm. to 45 mm.
The color vary from medium to very dark.
There are globular and elongate form.
 
 
 
 
Cypraea lurida in habitat1
 
In original position with opened mantle on turned stone.
 
 
 
 
Cypraea lurida in habitat 2
 
Another  turned stone with three lurida in original position
with opened mantle.
The fishes attack to microorganisms, as well and to lurida.
 
 
 
 
Cypraea lurida in habitat 3
 
Another  turned stone with two lurida in original position
with opened mantle.
 
 
 
 
Cypraea lurida in habitat 4
 
Another  turned stone with two lurida
in original position with closed mantle.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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