1116-39714 - These two parasitic mollusks, Thyca crystallina, are growing on the host starfish, Linckia laevigata. This parasitic shell only attaches to this species of starfish, into which it burrows and sucks up nutrients, Philippines
1022-80 - Jourdan's turban (turbo jourdani) large gastropod shell, reddish-brown, Rottnest Island reef, wild, day, marine protected area, free-diving off, cool temperate waters of Western Australia. MORE INFO: Marine plant common kelp, a dominant feature of the underwater landscape. Protected areas are covered in lush growth of diverse algae, also red algea are here.