Melongena corona (Gmelin, 1791) Manatee County, Florida
Melongena corona (Gmelin, 1791) Manatee County, Florida
 Tampa Bay, Terra Ceia, Manatee Co., Florida (192 mm.)
 150 mm. specimens not uncommon from this area.
 Prey: various large clams and snails - no Crassostrea.
 Illustrated specimen was dining on a Busycotypus  spiratus (Lamarck, 1816).
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