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Choose from 82 pictures in our Cowries collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Tiger cowry (Cypraea tigris) Featured Cowries Print

Tiger cowry (Cypraea tigris)

Tiger cowry (Cypraea tigris), under a ledge with mantle extended to partially cover the shell. The tiger cowrie is found on the ocean floor in the Indian and western Pacific Oceans, across the waters of Micronesia and Polynesia, the Coral Sea and around the Philippines. Along the Australian coast it is found from northern New South Wales to northern Western Australia, as well as Lord Howe Island. South Solitary Island, New South Wales, Australia

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Cowrie (Cypraea sp.) Featured Cowries Print

Cowrie (Cypraea sp.)

Cowrie (Cypraea sp.), showing the mantle that covers the shell; when the cowrie is disturbed it retracts the mantle into the shell, revealing the surface kept glossy by the mantle. North Solitary Islands, New South Wales, Australia

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Calf cowry (Lyncina vitellus) Featured Cowries Print

Calf cowry (Lyncina vitellus)

Calf cowry (Lyncina vitellus) showing the branched greyish papillae. The function of the papillae is not fully understood. they may break up the cowry's outline or perhaps aid it to absorb oxygen from the seawater. Tahiti, French Polynesia

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