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Striped Conniwink

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Scientific name
Bembicium nanum 
Common name
Striped Conniwink
Life on the Edge
Page 30
Group
Sea Snails
Where to find
Intertidal rocky reefs
Description

The Striped Conniwink has a conical shell, and is wider than it is high. The lower part of the shell is white with narrow black stripes. The upper part is white to cream at the point. Shell up to 2 cm long

These small grazers live in the upper sections of the intertidal area and are easily recognised by their black and white patterns.  They form groups in crevices and rock depressions.

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