Nucella ostrina is a rock snail found in the intertidal zone on rocky coasts, often in the vicinity of mussel beds, and particularly in wave-exposed positions. They can grow to 4 cm. The striped grooves can be brown, gray, black, orange or yellow.
Spotted in a tide pool at Tongue Point Marine Sanctuary.
Found along the west coast of North America.
Lat: 48.17, Long: -123.71
Spotted on Apr 20, 2019
Submitted on May 12, 2019