Unknown snail


This was taken off Cape Ann in Massachusetts. New to diving in cold water and don't have any of the associated cold water "fish books" yet. Any help in identifying this creature would be appreciated.

Taken in about 10 fsw on sandy bottom. Several of these guys were clustered together and quite sizable.

Moon Snail

Looks like maybe a Northern Moon Snail. I don't dive in the area though, so if someone else knows better, feel free to correct me!

Here's an interesting tidbit about another type of invasive moon snail that's causing havoc:

Janna Nichols
REEF Outreach Coordinator

Looks like same to me

Yep, looks like Norther Moon Snail.


Mystery solved!

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