Triton Trumpet

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Here, you can find a Triton trumpet.

Triton trumpet has a large shell and a distinctive red spot.

It is the largest spiral shell found in Japan. Its tentacles have black and yellow stripes.  The shell has a pattern that looks like a wing of a copper pheasant. During the Warring States Period in Japan, it was used to signal the beginning of battle. Japanese are familiar with this trumpet shell. It likes to eat starfish.


Creatures of this water tank