Violet Sea Snail

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Janthina janthina

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

[unassigned] Caenogastropoda

Epitoniidae

Epitoniidae

Shell Information

Diameter (mm): 37

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Florida to Colombia

0 to 0 meters

Diet:

Carnivore

Habitat:

Marine; Pelagic (on the ocean surface)

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Janthina janthina (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140155 on 2021-06-23