WATERY WENESDAY # 58
We’re going snorkeling to find a different kind of ocean dweller today. It’s not a fish, it’s not a mammal and it’s not coral! So are you ready to meet this mysterious animal? Let’s do this!
MEET THE VIOLET SEA SNAIL!
Diet: Carnivore: floating cnidarians
Length: 3 ¼”
Conservation Status: common
- Violet Sea Snails live on the oceans’ surface.
- They are blind.
- Violet sea snails have bright purple shells.
- Their shells are very thin.
- Violet sea snails make a “raft” of bubbles and mucus to stay afloat at the surface.
- They snail is dark violet or black in color.
We haven’t met a snail so far in our adventures. Who knew they were so brightly colored and amazing? What other crazy creatures have we missed in our oceans?