Also known as Arthritic Spider Conch and Spider Shell.
Found in rubble areas and hard bottoms of dead coral reefs.
Juveniles do not have the appendages of the adult shells.
They feed on algae, sponges, worms, molluscs and fish amongst other things.
Length - 15cm
Depth - 8-25m
Widespread Indo Pacific
Stomboids are a small group of sea snails, commonly found in tropical waters. Usually identified by their large stalked eyes. Their shells are often dull on the outside but can be bright inside.
Stromboids are edible and in some areas are regarded as a delicacy.