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Cockscomb Oyster To 20 cm in size. Shell aperture deeply scalloped in even zigzag pattern. Shell usually covered with encrusting sponge of different colors. Attached to rocks, coral, wrecks and dock pilings. Leopard's Shark dive site in Lankayan Island, Sabah (Borneo).         Fall,Geotagged,Lopha cristagalli,Malaysia Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Cockscomb Oyster

To 20 cm in size. Shell aperture deeply scalloped in even zigzag pattern. Shell usually covered with encrusting sponge of different colors. Attached to rocks, coral, wrecks and dock pilings. Leopard's Shark dive site in Lankayan Island, Sabah (Borneo).

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The cockscomb oyster, ''Lopha cristagalli'', is a species of marine bivalve molluscs in the family Ostreidae.

Similar species: Ostreoida
Species identified by Patomarazul
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By Patomarazul

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Uploaded May 5, 2016. Captured Sep 29, 2015 03:00 in Malaysia.
  • XZ-1
  • f/4.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO200
  • 6mm