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Ramose murex

Description: The murex shell is known for its many spines. It can be found in the rocky areas of shallow reefs. This animal is a very capable predator and is able to hunt and consume other mollusks. The murex is able to bore a hole in the shell of its prey with its tooth-like radula.
Source: http://www.digitalindy.org/cdm/ref/collection/tcm/id/1351
Collection: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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Subjects: Murex
Mollusks
Predatory animals
Coral reef animals
Marine animals
Shellfish

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