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This Mission is the online repository of marine, fresh-water and terrestrial mollusks spotted by Project Noah members from all over the globe. Mollusca is the largest marine phylum in the world, with a "great range of anatomical diversity" (from Wikipedia). There are around 85,000 species of mollusks: from Cephalopods (squid, octopus, cuttlefish) to Gastropods (nudibranchs, snails); from Bivalves (clam, oysters) to other types of sea shells and worm-like organisms.


Lat: 6.71 Long: 125.65

Recent Spottings

White-lipped snail EvaV 17 8 White-lipped snail
Carolina Mantleslug Machi 8 2 Carolina Mantleslug
Hope's Elysia EvaV 3 0 Hope's Elysia
Unknown spotting Flavio Oliveira 2 0 Unknown spotting
Starburst Anemone Joshua Asel 2 3 Starburst Anemone
Unknown spotting Flavio Oliveira 1 0 Unknown spotting
Amber Snail Machi 1 3 Amber Snail
Wavy turban snail Marta RubioTexeira 6 3 Wavy turban snail
Unknown spotting Nés Vasquez 1 2 Unknown spotting
Rotund Disc DespinaTsafetopoulou 1 1 Rotund Disc
Chambered nautilus Marta RubioTexeira 33 25 Chambered nautilus
Red slug Marta RubioTexeira 2 0 Red slug
Lamellose Wentletrap DespinaTsafetopoulou 2 1 Lamellose Wentletrap
Unknown spotting Ricardo Salgueiro 1 0 Unknown spotting
Rustic Dove Shell (κουρελίτσα) DespinaTsafetopoulou 0 1 Rustic Dove Shell (κουρελίτσα)
Pilgrim hervia. Cratena blanca eulalia rubio 1 0 Pilgrim hervia. Cratena blanca
Greek keyhole limpet (πεταλίδα) DespinaTsafetopoulou 2 3 Greek keyhole limpet (πεταλίδα)
Red Slug IvanPancic 9 4 Red Slug
Leopard Slug and Spanish Slug ?? IvanPancic 2 1 Leopard Slug and Spanish Slug ??
Monacha snail (σαλιγκάρι) DespinaTsafetopoulou 3 3 Monacha snail (σαλιγκάρι)
Dorid slug (nudibranch) ChrisMinion 2 3 Dorid slug (nudibranch)
Great Pond Snail Marta RubioTexeira 1 0 Great Pond Snail
Slug Tiz 25 22 Slug
Oxychilus snail Mark Ridgway 1 0 Oxychilus snail
Lettuce Leaf Slug Muckpuk 1 1 Lettuce Leaf Slug
Lehmannia nyctelia Mark Ridgway 3 2 Lehmannia nyctelia
Unknown spotting mendes.madalena 2 2 Unknown spotting
Spotted Sea Hare ChristosKazilas 3 2 Spotted Sea Hare
Dorid nudibranch MikeUnderwater 0 1 Dorid nudibranch
Leaf Snail ChristosKazilas 1 0 Leaf Snail
Florida Leatherleaf Machi 0 0 Florida Leatherleaf
Chocolate-band Snail ChristosKazilas 4 0 Chocolate-band Snail
Cuttlefish eggs mendes.madalena 6 2 Cuttlefish eggs
Limpets Marta RubioTexeira 1 0 Limpets
Land snail Maria dB 2 1 Land snail
Wolf Snail Machi 1 4 Wolf Snail
Apple Snail eggs joanbstanley 1 2 Apple Snail eggs
Giant California sea cucumber Machi 6 0 Giant California sea cucumber
Green ormer (αυτάκι της Θάλασσας) DespinaTsafetopoulou 1 0 Green ormer (αυτάκι της Θάλασσας)
Eggs. Huevos de caracola 'corneta' eulalia rubio 3 5 Eggs. Huevos de caracola 'corneta'
West Indian Bulimulus Machi 1 0 West Indian Bulimulus
Flatcoil Snail Machi 0 1 Flatcoil Snail
Florida Leatherleaf Machi 0 0 Florida Leatherleaf
Unknown spotting LeonardoMB 1 0 Unknown spotting
Moon Snail sarah in the woods 4 1 Moon Snail
snail mendes.madalena 3 2 snail
Unknown spotting sarah in the woods 2 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting sarah in the woods 1 1 Unknown spotting
Snail Shell sarah in the woods 1 0 Snail Shell
Wavy Top Periwinkle Neil Ross 1 0 Wavy Top Periwinkle

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empidonax Machi mvpogan sarah in the woods
arlanda Néstor Rodrigo Vásquez PutkovAlexander Arya
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Ricardo Salgueiro namitha PedroNicolau Kat G
Kiloueka carlaopperman93 Neil Ross JoseD.Alicea
Rolo mendes.madalena Palaimon ChrisP
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