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Family: Nassariidae Nassa mud snails (See list of species below)

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192 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Buccinanops cochlidium
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Buccinanops deformis
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Buccinanops duartei
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Buccinanops globulosus
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Buccinanops monilifer
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Buccinanops paytensis
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Buccinanops uruguayensis
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Bullia callosa
[callused bullia]
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Bullia mauritiana
[mauritius bullia]
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Bullia miran
[Miran bullia]
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Bullia persica
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Bullia rhodostoma
[smooth plough shell]
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Bullia tranquebarica
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Cyclope neritea
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Cyclope pellucida
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Cyllene pulchella
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Cyllene sibogae
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Demoulia obtusata
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Hebra horrida
[horrid nassa]
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Hebra subspinosa
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Ilyanassa obsoleta
[eastern mudsnail]
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Nassarius accuminatus
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Nassarius acuticostus
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Nassarius acutus
[sharp nassa]
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Nassarius agapetus
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Nassarius albescens
[whitish nassa]
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Nassarius albomaculatus
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Nassarius albus
[white nassa]
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Nassarius alfuricus
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Nassarius antillarum
[Antilles nassa]


Nassarius arcularia
[cake nassa]
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Nassarius babylonicus
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Nassarius beatus
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Nassarius bifarius
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Nassarius bimaculosus
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Nassarius burchardi
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Nassarius caelatus
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Nassarius callospira
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Nassarius camelus
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Nassarius canaliculatus
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Nassarius candei
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Nassarius candens
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Nassarius candidissimus
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Nassarius capillaris
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Nassarius castus
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Nassarius celebensis
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Nassarius cinctellus
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Nassarius cinnamomeus
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Nassarius circumcinctus
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Nassarius clarus
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Nassarius compertus
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Nassarius comptus
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Nassarius comtessei
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Nassarius concinnus
[neat nassa]


Nassarius conoidalis
[cone-shaped nassa]


Nassarius consensus
[striate nassa]
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Nassarius coralligenus
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Nassarius corniculum
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Nassarius coronatus
[coronate nassa]


Nassarius crematus
[burned nassa]


Nassarius crenoliratus
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Nassarius crenulicostatus
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Nassarius cuvierii
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Nassarius delicatus
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Nassarius denticulatus
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Nassarius dentifer
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Nassarius deshayesianus
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Nassarius disparilis
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Nassarius distortus
[necklace nassa]


Nassarius dorsatus
[unicolour dog whelk]
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Nassarius echinatus
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Nassarius ecstilbus
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Nassarius elatus
[nassa snail]
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Nassarius elegans
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Nassarius elegantissimus
[elegant nassa]
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Nassarius emilyae
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Nassarius euglyptus
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Nassarius excellens
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Nassarius eximius
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Nassarius fissilabris
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Nassarius fossatus
[channeled nassa]
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Nassarius fragum
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Nassarius fraterculus
[Japanese nassa]
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Nassarius fraudulentus
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Nassarius frederici
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Nassarius fretorum
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Nassarius fuscolineatus
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Nassarius gaudiosus
[gaudy nassa]
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Nassarius gayii
[scavenger whelk]
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Nassarius gemmuliferus
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Nassarius gerstenbrandti
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Nassarius gibbosulus
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Nassarius glans
[glans nassa]
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Nassarius globosus
[globose nassa]
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Nassarius graniferus
[granulated nassa]
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Nassarius granum
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Nassarius gruneri
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Nassarius haldemanni
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Nassarius hepaticus
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Nassarius heynemanni
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Nassarius himeroessa
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Nassarius hirasei
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Nassarius hotessierianus
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Nassarius incrassatus
[thick lipped dog whelk]
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Nassarius jacksonianus
[mud whelk]
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Nassarius jactabundus
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Nassarius javanus
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Nassarius johni
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Nassarius kaicherae
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Nassarius karinae
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Nassarius kiiensis
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Nassarius leptospirus
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Nassarius lima
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Nassarius limnaeiformis
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Nassarius livescens
[nassa mud shell]
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Nassarius lochi
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Nassarius louisi
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Nassarius luridus
[Nassarius sea snail]
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Nassarius macrocephala
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Nassarius mamillatus
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Nassarius marganitifer
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Nassarius margaritifer
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Nassarius margaritiferus
[margarite nassa]
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Nassarius marmoreus
[marbled nassa]
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Nassarius mendicus
[lean western nassa]
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Nassarius micans
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Nassarius moestus
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Nassarius multicostatus
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Nassarius multigranosus
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Nassarius multipunctatus
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Nassarius multivocus
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Nassarius mutabilis
[changeable nassa]
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Nassarius nitidus
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Nassarius nodiferus
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Nassarius olivaceus
[olivaceous nassa]
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Nassarius olomea
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Nassarius oneratus
[loaded nassa]
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Nassarius ovoidea
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Nassarius papillosus
[pimpled basket shell]
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Nassarius paucicostatus
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Nassarius pauperus
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Nassarius pernitidus
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Nassarius perpinguis
[fat western nassa]
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Nassarius persicus
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Nassarius pfeifferi
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Nassarius politus
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Nassarius polygonatus
[black-spot nassa]
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Nassarius protrusidens
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Nassarius pseudoconcinnus
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Nassarius pullus
[black nassa]
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Nassarius pulvinaris
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Nassarius pupinoides
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Nassarius pygmaeus
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Nassarius quadrasi
[spiny dog whelk]
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Nassarius recidivus
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Nassarius reeveanus
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Nassarius reticulatus
[netted dog-whelk]
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Nassarius rhinetes
[California nassa]
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Nassarius robustus
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Nassarius samiae
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Nassarius sanctaehelenae
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Nassarius scalaris
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Nassarius scissuratus
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Nassarius semisulcatus
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Nassarius silvardi
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Nassarius sinarus
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Nassarius sinusigerus
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Nassarius siquijorensis
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Nassarius smithii
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Nassarius spiratus
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Nassarius splendidulus
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Nassarius stolatus
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Nassarius subspinosus
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Nassarius subtranslucidus
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Nassarius succinctus
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Nassarius sufflatus
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Nassarius tango
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Nassarius thachi
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Nassarius tinei
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Nassarius tingitanus
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Nassarius trivittatus
[threeline mudsnail]
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Nassarius troendleorum
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Nassarius turulosus
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Nassarius unifasciatus
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Nassarius variciferus
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Nassarius vaucheri
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Nassarius velatus
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Nassarius venustus
[lovely nassa]
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Nassarius vibex
[bruised nassa]
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Nassarius vitiensis
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Nassarius vittatus
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Tritia ephamilla
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192 Species of Family Nassariidae
(Nassa mud snails)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Buccinanops cochlidium Western Atlantic. 9.1 DL
Buccinanops deformis Western Atlantic. 5.1 DL
Buccinanops duartei Western Atlantic. 3.05 DL
Buccinanops globulosus Western Atlantic. 4.7 DL
Buccinanops monilifer Western Atlantic. 4 DL
Buccinanops paytensis Atlantic Ocean. 5.5 DL
Buccinanops uruguayensis Western Atlantic. 3.1 DL
Bullia callosa callused bullia Eastern Atlantic
Bullia mauritiana mauritius bullia Western Indian Ocean
Bullia miran Miran bullia Eastern Atlantic.
Bullia persica Western Indian Ocean
Bullia rhodostoma smooth plough shell Southeast Atlantic
Bullia tranquebarica Western Indian Ocean
Cyclope neritea Mediterranean Sea.
Cyclope pellucida Mediterranean Sea.
Cyllene pulchella Western Central Pacific 1.5 TL
Cyllene sibogae Western Central Pacific
Demoulia obtusata Mediterranean Sea.
Hebra horrida horrid nassa Western Central Pacific
Hebra subspinosa Western Central Pacific
Ilyanassa obsoleta eastern mudsnail Eastern Pacific and Weste 3.82 DL
Nassarius accuminatus Western Pacific. 3.5 SHL
Nassarius acuticostus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius acutus sharp nassa Eastern Central Pacific a 1.5 DL
Nassarius agapetus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius albescens whitish nassa Indo-West Pacific.
Nassarius albomaculatus Southeast Pacific
Nassarius albus white nassa Western Atlantic. 1.2 DL
Nassarius alfuricus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius antillarum Antilles nassa Western Atlantic. 1.2 DL
Nassarius arcularia cake nassa Indo-Pacific and the Medi 4 SHL
Nassarius babylonicus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius beatus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius bifarius Western Central Pacific
Nassarius bimaculosus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius burchardi Western Central Pacific
Nassarius caelatus Western Pacific
Nassarius callospira Western Central Pacific
Nassarius camelus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius canaliculatus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius candei Western Atlantic. 0.52 DL
Nassarius candens Eastern Central Pacific
Nassarius candidissimus Western Central Atlantic 1.14 DL
Nassarius capillaris Western Atlantic. 1.27 DL
Nassarius castus Indo-West Pacific
Nassarius celebensis Western Central Pacific
Nassarius cinctellus Western Central Pacific a 1.3 DL
Nassarius cinnamomeus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius circumcinctus Mediterranean Sea.
Nassarius clarus Eastern Indian Ocean
Nassarius compertus Western Atlantic. 0.4 DL
Nassarius comptus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius comtessei Western Central Pacific
Nassarius concinnus neat nassa Indo-West Pacific.
Nassarius conoidalis cone-shaped nassa Pacific Ocean. 3 TL
Nassarius consensus striate nassa Western Central Atlantic. 1.46 DL
Nassarius coralligenus Mediterranean Sea.
Nassarius corniculum Mediterranean Sea.
Nassarius coronatus coronate nassa Indo-West Pacific 3.5 SHL
Nassarius crematus burned nassa Indo-Pacific 4 SHL
Nassarius crenoliratus Western Central Pacific 1.5 TL
Nassarius crenulicostatus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius cuvierii Mediterranean Sea.
Nassarius delicatus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius denticulatus Mediterranean Sea.
Nassarius dentifer Southeast Pacific
Nassarius deshayesianus Western Indian Ocean
Nassarius disparilis Western Central Pacific
Nassarius distortus necklace nassa Western Central Pacific 3.5 TL
Nassarius dorsatus unicolour dog whelk Indo-West Pacific 4.5 SHL
Nassarius echinatus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius ecstilbus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius elatus nassa snail Mediterranean Sea.
Nassarius elegans Western Central Pacific
Nassarius elegantissimus elegant nassa Western Central Pacific
Nassarius emilyae Western Indian Ocean
Nassarius euglyptus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius excellens Western Central Pacific 1.7 TL
Nassarius eximius Western Central Pacific
Nassarius fissilabris Western Central Pacific
Nassarius fossatus channeled nassa Eastern Pacific
Nassarius fragum Western Central Pacific
Nassarius fraterculus Japanese nassa Eastern Pacific
Nassarius fraudulentus Central Pacific.
Nassarius frederici Western Indian Ocean
Nassarius fretorum Western Central Pacific 1.2 TL
Nassarius fuscolineatus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius gaudiosus gaudy nassa Pacific Ocean and Malaya.
Nassarius gayii scavenger whelk Southeast Pacific
Nassarius gemmuliferus Western Indian Ocean.
Nassarius gerstenbrandti Western Central Pacific
Nassarius gibbosulus Mediterranean Sea.
Nassarius glans glans nassa Indo-Pacific. 5.5 SHL
Nassarius globosus globose nassa Western Central Pacific
Nassarius graniferus granulated nassa Central Pacific.
Nassarius granum Mediterranean Sea.
Nassarius gruneri Western Central Pacific
Nassarius haldemanni Central Pacific.
Nassarius hepaticus Western Pacific
Nassarius heynemanni Mediterranean Sea.
Nassarius himeroessa Western Indian Ocean
Nassarius hirasei Western Central Pacific
Nassarius hotessierianus Western Atlantic. 0.5 DL
Nassarius incrassatus thick lipped dog whelk Northeast Atlantic, Arcti
Nassarius jacksonianus mud whelk Western Central Pacific
Nassarius jactabundus Western Indian Ocean
Nassarius javanus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius johni Mediterranean Sea.
Nassarius kaicherae Western Atlantic. 1.22 DL
Nassarius karinae Western Atlantic. 1 DL
Nassarius kiiensis Western Central Pacific
Nassarius leptospirus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius lima Mediterranean Sea.
Nassarius limnaeiformis Western Central Pacific. 2.5 TL
Nassarius livescens nassa mud shell Indo-West Pacific. Tropi 2.5 TL
Nassarius lochi Western Central Pacific
Nassarius louisi Mediterranean Sea.
Nassarius luridus Nassarius sea snail Western Central Pacific.
Nassarius macrocephala Western Central Pacific
Nassarius mamillatus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius marganitifer Western Central Pacific
Nassarius margaritifer Western Central Pacific
Nassarius margaritiferus margarite nassa Western Central Pacific 3 TL
Nassarius marmoreus marbled nassa Western Indian Ocean
Nassarius mendicus lean western nassa Eastern Pacific
Nassarius micans Western Central Pacific
Nassarius moestus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius multicostatus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius multigranosus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius multipunctatus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius multivocus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius mutabilis changeable nassa Mediterranean Sea.
Nassarius nitidus Northeast Atlantic and th
Nassarius nodiferus Western Pacific
Nassarius olivaceus olivaceous nassa Western Central Pacific 4 TL
Nassarius olomea Eastern Central Pacific
Nassarius oneratus loaded nassa Western Central Pacific
Nassarius ovoidea Western Central Pacific
Nassarius papillosus pimpled basket shell Indo-Pacific.
Nassarius paucicostatus Western Central Atlantic. 1.2 DL
Nassarius pauperus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius pernitidus Western Atlantic. 1.8 DL
Nassarius perpinguis fat western nassa Eastern Pacific
Nassarius persicus Western Indian Ocean
Nassarius pfeifferi Mediterranean Sea.
Nassarius politus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius polygonatus black-spot nassa Western Atlantic. 1.6 DL
Nassarius protrusidens Western Central Pacific
Nassarius pseudoconcinnus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius pullus black nassa Western Central Pacific 2.5 TL
Nassarius pulvinaris Western Central Pacific
Nassarius pupinoides Western Central Pacific
Nassarius pygmaeus Northeast Atlantic and th
Nassarius quadrasi spiny dog whelk Western Central Pacific
Nassarius recidivus Mediterranean Sea.
Nassarius reeveanus Central Pacific
Nassarius reticulatus netted dog-whelk Northeast Atlantic and th
Nassarius rhinetes California nassa East Pacific.
Nassarius robustus Mediterranean Sea.
Nassarius samiae Western Central Pacific
Nassarius sanctaehelenae Eastern Atlantic. 1.04 DL
Nassarius scalaris Pacific Ocean.
Nassarius scissuratus Western Atlantic 1.5 DL
Nassarius semisulcatus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius silvardi Western Central Pacific
Nassarius sinarus Northwest Pacific
Nassarius sinusigerus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius siquijorensis Western Pacific. 3.5 TL
Nassarius smithii Western Central Pacific
Nassarius spiratus Southwest Pacific
Nassarius splendidulus Indo-Pacific.
Nassarius stolatus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius subspinosus Western Central Pacific 2 TL
Nassarius subtranslucidus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius succinctus Northwest Pacific
Nassarius sufflatus Western Central Pacific
Nassarius tango Western Atlantic.
Nassarius thachi Western Central Pacific
Nassarius tinei Mediterranean Sea.
Nassarius tingitanus Mediterranean Sea.
Nassarius trivittatus threeline mudsnail Western Atlantic Ocean. 2.49 DL
Nassarius troendleorum Central Pacific
Nassarius turulosus Mediterranean Sea.
Nassarius unifasciatus Mediterranean Sea.
Nassarius variciferus Northwest Pacific
Nassarius vaucheri Mediterranean Sea.
Nassarius velatus Western Central Pacific 2 TL
Nassarius venustus lovely nassa Western Central Pacific. 2 TL
Nassarius vibex bruised nassa Western Atlantic. 2 DL
Nassarius vitiensis Western Central Pacific 3.5 TL
Nassarius vittatus Western Central Pacific
Tritia ephamilla Indo-West Pacific.



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