Atlantic Hairy Triton

(Reeve, 1844)

Monoplex aquatilis

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Littorinimorpha

Cymatiidae

Cymatiidae

Shell Information

Length (mm): 0

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Florida to Venezuala

60 to 18 meters

Diet:

Carnivore; They eat bivalves including Giant Clams (Tridacna).

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Cymatium aquatile (Reeve, 1844). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141103 on 2021-06-23

Rosenberg, G. 29. Malacolog 4.1.1: A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca. [WWW database (version 4.1.1)] URL http://www.malacolog.org/