Cypraea tigris, commonly known as the Tiger Cowrie, is a species of cowry, a large sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cypraeidae, the cowries.
Large Tiger Cowrie Shell
Size: Approx. 3" (sizes vary)
Origin: The tiger cowrie is found on the ocean floor in the Indo-Pacific region, from the eastern coast of Africa to the waters of Micronesia and Polynesia, the Coral Sea and around the Philippines.