|Strawberry Conch. Also called Blood Mouth Cone or Orange Lip Conch|
Also called "Blood Mouth Cone"Kingdom: Animalia
Species: C. luhuanus
Scientific name: Conomurex luhuanus
The Strawberry Conch is often mistaken for a cone snail, mainly because of the conoidal outline of its shell, which is relatively unusual among the Strombidae. The external color of the shell can be either white with an orange, brown/tan pattern of blotches, or completely brown/white. The interior is usually colored strong orange, red or pink, and the inner lip border is black or chocolate brown. The Strawberry Conch has a mottled tan shell with a long, smooth trunk and short crown similar to that of the notorious and deadly Cone Snails.
Some individuals inside surface of their shell is pinkish-orange, giving them another common name of "Orange Lip Conch".