Common Whelk - Buccinum Undatum
Suitable DisplayDome Tank
Shore line Tank
Harbour Wall Tank
Large eyes which are set high on the head.
Underneath, the front fins are joined to form a moon shaped disc.
Found down to a depth of 11 m, are most common at less than 1 m of water. Migrates to avoid low salinities and temperatures.
Commonly found in estuary channels.
Grows to 6.4 cm long.
Spawns in shallow water.