Chicoreus ramosus – Large orange!

Species: Chicoreus ramosus

Author: (Linnaeus, 1758)

Locality: Tuticodin, India

Size: 158.9mm



Dived at 25m. Very unusual as ramosus murex sometimes have colour when juvenile but lose the colour as they grow larger and normally at this size, they are white. This particular specimen displays a nice orange colour at a large size! Some minor chippings. See the side picture which shows it’s beautiful orange colour!