Grey topshell

Grey topshell

Distribution in scandinavian waters

Maximum length: 1,7, Ø:1,5 cm.
Appearance: Grey-yellow in colour with many thin red-brown lines that give the shell a mottled appearance. The inside of the shell has a mother-of-pearl lustre. Uniformly convexed whorls.
Depth: 0-15 m.
Environment: Usually found amongst algae.
Classification: The Grey topshell is a member of the gastropods (snails and slugs) under the molluscs.

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