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Family: Tegulidae (See list of species below)

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18 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)


Rochia nilotica
[Commercial top]
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Tegula argyrostoma
[]
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Tegula atra
[Smooth black trochid]
No picture found

Tegula brunnea
[Brown turban snail]
No picture found

Tegula excavata
[Green-base tegula]
No picture found

Tegula fasciata
[Silky tegula]


Tegula funebralis
[Black turban snail]
No picture found

Tegula gruneri
[Gem tegula]
No picture found

Tegula hotessieriana
[Caribbean tegula]
No picture found

Tegula lividomaculata
[West Indian tegula]
No picture found

Tegula nigerrima
[]


Tegula patagonica
[]
No picture found

Tegula pulligo
[Dusky tegula]
No picture found

Tegula puntagordana
[]
No picture found

Tegula rustica
[]
No picture found

Tegula subplicata
[]
No picture found

Tegula verrucosa
[]
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Tegula viridula
[]
18 Species of Family Tegulidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Rochia nilotica Commercial top Indo-Pacific 15 SHH
Tegula argyrostoma Western Pacific.
Tegula atra Smooth black trochid Southeast Pacific and Sou 6.2 DL
Tegula brunnea Brown turban snail Eastern Pacific
Tegula excavata Green-base tegula Western Central Atlantic. 1.8 DL
Tegula fasciata Silky tegula Western Atlantic. 2.2 DL
Tegula funebralis Black turban snail Eastern Pacific 3 SHD
Tegula gruneri Gem tegula Western Central Atlantic. 1 DL
Tegula hotessieriana Caribbean tegula Western Atlantic. 1.15 DL
Tegula lividomaculata West Indian tegula Western Central Atlantic. 1.9 DL
Tegula nigerrima Northwest Pacific
Tegula patagonica Southeast Pacific and Sou 1.9 DL
Tegula pulligo Dusky tegula Northeast Pacific 3.8 SHD
Tegula puntagordana Western Atlantic. 1.6 DL
Tegula rustica Northwest Pacific
Tegula subplicata Western Atlantic. 2 DL
Tegula verrucosa Southeast Pacific
Tegula viridula Western Atlantic 2.3 DL



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