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Date

November 7, 2006 02:25 AM SGT

Description

These tiny snails are now rarely seen. The patterns on the shells look like they've been drawn with a fine felt pen.They listed among the threatened animals of Singapore.

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Date

November 17, 2008 06:59 PM SGT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Like many other larger Nerites, this tiny snail has a pin-striped body!

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Date

January 18, 2009 12:51 PM SGT

Description

These minute snails, each with a different patttern on its shell, are found in areas with some freshwater input, usually near mangroves and icky drainage canals.

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Moon Snails Family Naticidae

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wildsingapore

Date

May 19, 2008 05:48 AM SGT

Description

This beautiful unidentified moon snail was seen on coral rubble. It seems to have a small snail shell stuck on its behind. Is it excreting a snail it ate? Hmm...

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Moon Snails Family Naticidae

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wildsingapore

Date

May 6, 2008 06:19 AM SGT

Description

I have yet to find out the identify of this beautiful snail.

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Date

November 16, 2008 08:01 PM SGT

Description

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Date

November 17, 2008 07:24 PM SGT

Place

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Description

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Common whelk Nassarius livescens

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Date

November 16, 2008 06:25 PM SGT

Description

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Date

August 1, 2008 04:31 AM SGT

Description

This is a snail of great length. With a long foot, long tentacles, and very long siphon in a very long siphonal canal.

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Date

December 16, 2008 06:55 PM SGT

Description

This large snail is often overlooked as its shell is covered with tiny hairs that traps silt. But it is quite common on Singapore shores and lays large egg capsules.

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Periwinkle Snails Family Littorinidae

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wildsingapore

Date

June 23, 2007 08:05 PM SGT

Description

All kinds of small but tough snails can be found living on the rocks. At low tide, they hunker down, often squeezing into crevices or crowding shady spots. They move about at high tide or when it's cool to graze on algae growing on the rocks.

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Date

May 21, 2008 04:59 AM SGT

Description

Sometimes seen under stones, this snail has a body much bigger than its tiny shell.

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Cowries Family Cypraeidae

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wildsingapore

Date

June 23, 2007 10:25 PM SGT

Description

Cowries are good mothers. This mum is guarding her eggs under a stone. I didn't want to disturb this mama cowrie in order to find out what species she was.

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Date

September 19, 2008 07:45 PM SGT

Description

My first time seeing this cowrie!

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Date

June 20, 2004 06:02 AM SGT

Description

Singapore has lost many of our cowrie species due to habitat loss. The beautiful black-and-gold Onyx cowrie is listed among the threatened animals of Singapore.

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Date

January 1, 2000 06:03 AM SGT

Description

This cowrie is among those commonly seen on Singapore shores.

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Date

February 6, 2005 03:08 PM SGT

Description

This cowrie is often seen in pairs. This particular one is a devoted mama keeping a watch on the eggs that she has laid. Many species of cowries are good parents. Alas, the Miliaris cowrie is listed among the threatened animals of Singapore.

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Cowries Family Cypraeidae

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wildsingapore

Date

July 19, 2008 05:28 AM SGT

Description

This is among the most commonly encountered cowries on Singapore shores.

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Arabian Cowry Mauritia arabica

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wildsingapore

Date

August 11, 2006 05:09 PM SGT

Description

This large and beautiful cowrie is still sometimes encountered on undisturbed shores. It is listed among the threatened animals of Singapore.

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Lightning Dove Shell Pictocolumbella ocellata

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wildsingapore

Date

August 2, 2008 07:38 AM SGT

Description

Sometimes, red ones are seem among the more common black ones.

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Gastropods Class Gastropoda

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Date

August 16, 2008 05:13 AM SGT

Description

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Date

November 17, 2008 07:48 PM SGT

Place

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Description

According to Tan, K. S. & L. M. Chou, 2000. A Guide to the Common Seashells of Singapore, "this undetermined species of Bufonaria is rare intertidally and usually only seen in dredge samples taken offshore. Very little is known about them."

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Date

January 25, 2009 06:29 PM SGT

Description

These tiny bright red snails are commonly seen on undisturbed mangrove mud.

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Boring Giant Clam Tridacna crocea

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wildsingapore

Date

February 1, 2006 12:00 AM SGT

Description

Giant clams can still be seen on Singapore's reefs. When submerged, the fleshy body of this burrowing clam remains extended so the animal looks like luscious lips!

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Fluted Giant Clam Tridacna squamosa

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wildsingapore

Date

January 2, 2006 06:39 PM SGT

Place

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Description

These clams can sometimes be seen on Singapore reefs, although they are sadly, under pressure from overcollection.

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Small Giant Clam Tridacna maxima

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wildsingapore

Date

November 13, 2008 06:11 PM SGT

Place

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Description

Read more about this clam on "Giant Clam Girl"s brand new blog.
psychedelic-nature.blogspot.com/2008/11/name-is-jong-jong...

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Venus Clams Family Veneridae

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wildsingapore

Date

August 1, 2008 04:51 AM SGT

Description

A gorgeous little bivalve with delicate patterns, it is sometimes seen on our Northern shores.

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Venus Clams Family Veneridae

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wildsingapore

Date

August 17, 2008 05:45 AM SGT

Description

A large bivalve that is often seen on our Northern shores. I think people eat these animals. These clams usually lie buried and stick their siphon to the surface. Here you can see a little of the siphon sticking out to the right side of the photo.

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Date

August 18, 2005 04:28 AM SGT

Description

This burrowing bivalve has thin long shells and a long strong foot as well as a very long siphon. It can dig into the sand very rapidly.

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Date

May 11, 2005 07:43 AM SGT

Description

These large clams usually lie buried with their pointed ends deep in the ground and their razor-sharp edges facing upwards. These bivalves are listed among the threatened animals of Singapore.

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