Murex and Rock Snails: Family Muricidae

Murex and Rock Snails: Family Muricidae

Murex and Rock snails are predatory sea snails that mainly feed on bi-valves by rasping a hole in clam and oyster shells. Below is the Giant Eastern Murex:


Giant Eastern Murex rare on S. Hutchinson Island beaches (February 2021)

S. Hutchinson Island has a good number of both the predatory murex and rock snails.


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