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The triton shell is a species of predatory sea snail and constitutes the class Gastropoda that typically grows up to 30 cm. This species is the only natural enemy of the reef-destroying starfish. Used as a musical instrument in the royal palaces in the past, this species is now used for food globally. Currently, it has been designated and protected as Endangered Wild Species Class I of Korea.

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  • Title: Triton shell
  • Creator: NIBR
  • Physical Location: National Institute of Biological Resources
  • Publisher: National Institute of Biological Resources

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