The Granulated Moon Turban Snail (Lunella granulata) is a marine (saltwater) gastropod mollusc in the Turbinidae family of sea snails.
The Granulated Moon Turban has a lumpy, rough, elongated, domed shell. Its shell has a series of small tubercles. It has a wide, circular mouth. It soft body is grey.
It measures about 2-4 centimetres (1-2 inches) long.
It is found in the waters off the coast of Southern Hemisphere countries, from Taiwan to South Africa.
Location of photograph: Aquarium de Paris-Cinéaqua, France
Photographer: Martina Nicolls
Martina Nicolls: SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM