Trumpet shell

(Zool.) any species of large marine univalve shells belonging to Triton and allied genera. See Triton, 2.
- Grove.

See also: Trumpet

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Not only does the triton trumpet shell eat the COTS, the COTS are petrified of the triton," Dr Thomas-Hall explains.
The triton trumpet shell was heavily fished on the GBR right up until the 1970s and these carnivorous molluscs are now rare.
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CEBU CITY -- The Cebu Provincial Anti-Illegal Fishing Task Force (CPAIFTF) confiscated 39 sacks of trumpet shells, locally known as "tambuli," which are considered endangered species.