Gorgonian Spindle Cowry

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The Gorgonian Spindle Cowry (Phenacovolva sp) was photographed in Vietnam whilst diving out of Whale Island. Two individuals were found living on a small purple gorgonian fan at a depth of 30 metres. This species belongs to the family Ovulidae and is a member of the genus Phenacovolva which includes the ‘Spindle Cowries’.

This species was approximately 4cm in length.

Family: Ovulidae

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