Strombus alatus Gmelin, 1791 In Situ
Florida Fighting Conch depositing gelatinous egg strands

    By SCUBA in twenty feet of water, north of Peanut Island, Palm Beach Inlet, Palm Beach County, FL  July 7, 2008. Note the unusual "tiger stripe" pattern. Also see:  Strombus alatus Unusual Striped Pattern. Underwater photography copyright 2008 by Anne DuPont.