Open daily, 10am–5pm, Free

419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

From Monday 27 November – Friday 1 December, the Tūhura Science Centre and Tropical Forest will be closed for maintenance. 
We strive to produce the best experience 
for our visitors and this will allow us to make our Science Centre better for years to come.

Pink Conch, Strombus gigas, IV11057

Physical Description

Large gastropod shell with large protrusions on the shoulder. The outer surface of the shell is scarred with pock marks and lines from the oceanic creatures that would have live on it, and the mouth is wide with an extended body whorl.

Field Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 260 x 245 x 180mm

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