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Periwinkles are a large family of gastropod molluscs found on the shore. The edible periwinkle is perhaps the best known species of this…
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The Shawnee rocksnail (Lithasia obovata) is a member of the Pleuroceridae family of molluscs, which vary in colour from pale yellow to dark…
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This gastropod produces a large spiral shell with spines that are thought to be for protection. The shell has a wide, flared lip that is a…
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The European or spotted cowrie is a marine mollusc that has an egg-shaped glossy shell featuring many transverse ridges with a long, narrow…
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