Also known as Conch, Strombus Conch, True Conch.
Found singly, over rubble and sandy areas, of estuaries, lagoons, coral and rocky reefs. These have a scattered distribution and are generally uncommon!
They feed on algae and other plant material.
Length - 15cm
Depth - 0-30m
Widespread Western 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. Ref: x