An Illustrated and Cross-Referenced Glossary of
Malacological and Conchological Terms

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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ROLLER   Common name for a JUVENILE specimen of the Queen Conch, Strombus gigas; without the flared outer lip of a mature specimen, the shell has a greater tendency to roll in strong currents.
Photo: Strombus gigas Linne, 1758

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