Provocator mirabilis – Very rare adult with long protoconch intact!

Trawled 350 – 450m. Very rare to find a specimen that is fully adult and did not drop the long delicate spire off. 90% will drop off the spire when they are adult.

Species: Provocator mirabilis

Author: (Finlay, 1926)

Locality: Chatham Rise, New Zealand

Size: 105.9mm