Is this a cowrie?

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Took this picture in Utila.  Does anyone know what it is?  Does anyone what a cowrie is?

Cowrie

A Cowrie is a type of snail with a rounded (non-spiral) shell that is shaped a bit like a walnut. Your photos is definitely not of a cowrie. It is very hard to tell from the qualty of the picture but if I had to guess I would say your photo is of the shed and discard exoskeleton of some sort of shrimp.

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