Re: What kind of snail is this?

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Posted by Gerry Smith on September 16, 2006 at 16:16:21:

In Reply to: What kind of snail is this? posted by Chris on September 16, 2006 at 14:41:35:

It looks like a juvenile Kellet's whelk (Kelletia kelletii). A reseacher out here is researching natal populations of kelletii and would be interested to know where you saw this one (the juvies are hard to find.) If it was under 30 mm, (1 inch) would you email me direct?

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