Last updated: October 10, 2017 at 15:26 pm
Australian trumpet conch (Syrinx aruanus) – In 1979, a specimen weighing 18 kg (40 lbs) was found off the coast of Australia. Its shell had a length of 77 cm (30.4 in.) and a girth of 101 cm (39.75 in.). Shell lengths up to 1 m (3.3 ft) have been reported. Also known as the Baler conch, the Australian trumpet or the false trumpet.