Results › Littorina sp

Height commonly exceeding 5 mm, and in some species slightly exceeding 1.5 cm; operculum horny ; periostracum not uniformly tan or brown (Almagorda subrotundata is brown, but usually has spiral banding ) (mostly at higher tide levels on rocly shores, or on rocks, concrete and wood in bays , sometimes in salt marshes). The periwinkles are found on the seashore in the littoral zone and sub littoral zone in all parts of the Raja Ampat.

Littoraria scabra, common name: the mangrove periwinkle, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Littorinidae, the winkles or periwinkles. The size of an adult shell varies between 15 mm and 40 mm. This species is distributed in Indonesia including in Raja Ampat. Littoraria coccinea is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Littorinidae, the winkles or periwinkles.

Collaborators

  • Smithsonian
  • UNIPA
  • UB
  • IBRC

Fundings:

  • USAID