Sea snail facts for kids
Sea snail is a common term for gastropods which live in the sea (marine gastropods). It is not a formal term, just a term in common use.
Images for kids
A species of sea snail in its natural habitat: two individuals of the wentletrap Epidendrium billeeanum with a mass of egg capsules in situ on their food source, a red cup coral.
A hermit crab occupying a shell of Acanthina punctulata has been disturbed, and has retracted into the shell, using its claws to bar the entrance in the same way the snail used its operculum.
Sea snail Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.