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Bubble Shell

Scientific Name: Philine angasi

Description: The Bubble Shell is an unusual large white coloured predatory gastropod that lacks an external shell but has a very thin internal shell, hidden by lobes of the body. It lives beneath soft sediments such as the mudflats in the estuary where it hunts for and crushes bivalves with its large calcareous gizzard plates.

Type: Gastropod (Carnivores and Scavengers)
Where to find: Soft Sediments, Estuary
Size: 80mm