Common whelk - Buccinum undatum

Scientific names: Both words are of Latin origin. Buccinum is a shell that is used for colouring things purple, undatus means wavey.

Other scientific names: Buccinum fragile, Buccinum zetlandicum, Buccinum donovani.

Other English names: Whelk.

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