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Moon Snail

Moon Snail

Naticidae

This is a family of large-sized predatory sea snails; univalve. Lives on sandy bottoms at varying depths depending on species; feed mostly on bivalves Moon snails envelop prey and drill a hole through the shell using their radula. The probiscus is used to consume the prey once the hole is made.