Cypraea tigris Linnaeus 1758
tiger cowry
Cypraea tigris, tiger cowry

family Cypraeidae

white to light orange, spotted brown or black, prominent mantle line; short coarse apertural teeth; furry, narrow-striped mantle which is the basis of the common name.

Distribution =   Indo - west Pacific; northern Australia, central WA to northern NSW
Max size =   150mm, the largest cowrie in the Indo-west Pacific