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Please submit clear and identifiable photographs and videos of mollusks, and supply their common names, scientific names, and pertinent descriptions. (If you can't identify an organism, the community is here to help!) Don't forget to specify the date the spotting was made, as well as its location on the map. Include links to authoritative references to make your spottings even more informative, and attach tags (keywords) to make the database more searchable. Thank you! Sign in to join mission

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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

Chambered nautilus Marta RubioTexeira 28 21 Chambered nautilus
Lamellose Wentletrap DespinaTsafetopoulou 1 1 Lamellose Wentletrap
Rustic Dove Shell (κουρελίτσα) DespinaTsafetopoulou 0 1 Rustic Dove Shell (κουρελίτσα)
White flabellina. Flabelina blanca eulalia rubio 1 0 White flabellina. Flabelina 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 ??
Vineyard snail (σαλιγκάρι) DespinaTsafetopoulou 3 3 Vineyard snail (σαλιγκάρι)
Dorid slug (nudibranch) ChrisMinion 2 3 Dorid slug (nudibranch)
Great Pond Snail Marta RubioTexeira 1 0 Great Pond Snail
Slug Tiz 25 21 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
Unknown spotting Machi 2 2 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting Machi 0 1 Unknown spotting
Common Piddock or Pacific Mud Piddock mvpogan 1 0 Common Piddock or Pacific Mud Piddock
Unknown spotting Machi 2 2 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting KarenL 2 0 Unknown spotting
Nassarius cuvierii. Caracolilla eulalia rubio 1 0 Nassarius cuvierii. Caracolilla
Agate Helmet Snail, Heavy Bonnet Eric Noora 2 0 Agate Helmet Snail, Heavy Bonnet
Giant plumose anemone Arya 10 3 Giant plumose anemone
Sea Slug Eric Noora 1 0 Sea Slug
Unknown spotting KatKiloueka 1 0 Unknown spotting
Brazilian Giant Snail LeonardoMB 5 0 Brazilian Giant Snail
Showy Headshield Slug Blogie 11 2 Showy Headshield Slug

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