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TONNIDAE (Tuns)

A very small family with approx. 30 species. They dont appear to be very popular amongst collectors probably because most are deep water dwellers but there certainly are some eye catching species like Tonna dolium below.Tonna cerevisina can grow to 250mm so it is difficult to miss in a collection.

 

Tonna allium - 112mm, F+++, $35

BEAUT SPECIMEN!!!

Tonna cumingii - 126mm, F+++, $50

RARE DARK COLOR FORM!!!

 

 

Tonna variegata - 220mm, F++, Queensland. $35
Tonna dolium - 134mm, F++, Philippines. $25
Tonna dolium - 96mm, F++, Vietnam. $12
Tonna perdix - 129mm, F++, Queensland. $10
Tonna cumingii - 127mm, F++, Philippines. $20
Tonna cumingii - 119mm, F++, Philippines. $20

Tonna variegata - 82mm, F+++, Queensland. $4

Tonna sp. - 77mm, F+++, India. $8
Tonna sp. - 76mm, F++ (minor faults), India. $6
Tonna cepa - 64mm, F+++, Western Australia. $3
Tonna cepa - 65.4mm, F+++, Western Australia. $3
Tonna chinensis - 73.5mm, F+++, Queensland. $6 sold

Malea pomum - 73mm, F+++, New Guinea. $5

BIG!!!

Malea pomum - 63mm, F+++, New Guinea. $3   sold

Tonna tessellata - 57mm, F++, New Guinea, uncommon, trawled. Cute little Tun with a frilly white edge and a contrasting brown mouth. Not often seen in collections. $5

BEAUT SPECIMENS!!!!

Eudolium inflatum - 45.9mm, F++(no scars), Philippines. $8
Eudolium inflatum - 45.9mm, F++(no scars), Philippines. Unusual double lip skirt. $10

Eudolium pyriforme - 45.9mm, F+++, Philippines. Unusual little specimen with a mauve lip. Netted 120mts. $12 sold

UNCOMMON SPECIES!!!!!

Eudolium pyriforme - 60mm, F+++, China. $12
Eudolium bairdii - 46.6mm, F+++, China. $12

 

 

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