Sharp Nassa

(Say, 1822)

Nassarius acutus

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Neogastropoda

Nassariidae

Nassariidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 264847

Shell Information

Length (mm): 6-15

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Virginia to Gulf of Mexico

2 to 110 meters

Diet:

Scavenger

Habitat:

Marine; Shallow water areas like lagoons and inlets

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Nassarius acutus (Say, 1822). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=160395 on 2021-06-23

Rosenberg, G. 2009. Malacolog 4.1.1: A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca. [WWW database (version 4.1.1)] URL http://www.malacolog.org/

Andrews, J. (1971). Seashells of the Texas Coast. University of Texas Press.