Notes on the Caribbean crown conch Melongena Melongena
Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands , Volume 68 - Issue 1 p. 148- 190
The interest of the second author in the variability of Melongena melongena (L.) was aroused by the discovery of a population of dwarf specimens living in shallow tidal pools connected with the mangrove lagoon of Lac, Bonaire, in 1976 (see Figs 1-4). Further collecting resulted in bringing together a rather large number of recent and subrecent shells from various Caribbean localities which served as a base for the present study (see Appendix).
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Bruggeman-Nannenga, M.A, & Wagenaar Hummelinck, P. (1986). Notes on the Caribbean crown conch Melongena Melongena. Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands, 68(1), 148–190.