PACIFIC TRITON (0.99 Pound) Large Sea Snail Seashell Charonia Trumpet Asia Home Deco #2

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A LARGE SEA SNAIL (weighing 0.99 lb) PACIFIC TRITON seashell. In stunning condition, minimal natural wear and tear from the sea. Used as traditional trumpets in Hawaii and parts of Asean islands. These shells are able to produce sound loud enough to be heard 3 kilometers away!

Description

Description

PACIFIC TRITON seashell.

The volume depends on the way u blow it rather then how big your breathing capacity is.

Length: 31 cm / 12.2 inches
Width: 12.5 cm / 4.9 inches
Weight: 0.45 kg / 0.99 lb

Wikipedia:
Charonia tritonis, common name the Triton’s trumpet or the giant triton seashell, is a species of very large sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Charoniidae, the tritons.[1] Reaching up to two feet (or 60 cm) in shell length this is one of the biggest mollusks in the coral reef. C. tritonis is one of the few animals to feed on the crown-of-thorns starfish, Acanthaster planci. Occasional plagues of this large and destructive starfish have killed extensive areas of coral on the Great Barrier Reef of Australia and the western Pacific reefs. The triton has been described as tearing the starfish to pieces with its file-like radula.

After packing: 1.5 kg / 3.3 lb

I will ship via Registered Mail, 14 working days worldwide. Insured.

Shipping worldwide $40.

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    Tribal Art

    beautiful ornaments, museum quality, fast response and shipping.. well packed.. highly recommended.

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