Photo of the day (93): Babylonia areolata

This is the photo of sea snails Babylonia areolata served as food in Vietnamese cuisine in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The Vietnamese name of this species is ốc hương. These are grilled Babylonia areolata, that means ốc hương nướng in Vietnamese language.

This image accomplish one of previous posts about this species.

A dish of Babylonia areaolata from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Photo by Jan Vrba, CC-BY-4.0.

I thank my friend Jan Vrba who kindly provided the photo.

References

Thach N. N., 2005: Shells of Vietnam. Conchbooks, 338 pp + 91 plates. ISBN 3-925919-71-6. page 135.

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