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Tonna galea (giant tun)

Synonyms: Buccinum galea; Buccinum olearium; Cadium galea; Cadus galea; Dolium antillarum; Dolium antillarum var. brasiliana; Dolium epidermata; Dolium galea; Dolium galea antillarum; Dolium galea dolium; Dolium galea var. brasiliana; Dolium galea var. epidermata; Dolium galea var. spirintrorsum; Dolium galea var. tardina; Dolium modjokasriense; Dolium tardina; Dolium tenue; Tonna galea brasiliana; Tonna galea galea; Tonna galea tonna; Tonna olearium

Wikipedia Abstract

Tonna galea, commonly known as the giant tun, is a species of marine gastropod mollusc in the family Tonnidae (also known as the tun shells). This very large sea snail or tun snail is found in the North Atlantic Ocean as far as the coast of West Africa, in the Mediterranean Sea and the Caribbean Sea. The species was first described by Carl Linnaeus in 1758.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Il-Bahar bejn Rdum Majjiesa u Ras ir-Raheb 2097 Malta  
Parco marino di Punta degli Infreschi 12143 Italy  

Ecosystems

Predators

Aetobatus narinari (White-spotted eagle ray)[1]

Distribution

North America; Western Atlantic Ocean;

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Citations

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