Species under Volutopsius
n= 7
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Volutopsius castaneus
(Morch, 1858)
Volute whelk Eastern Pacific and the Arctic 1.23
Volutopsius fragilis
(Dall, 1891)
Fragile whelk Eastern Pacific, Western Central Atlantic and the Arctic 2.3
Volutopsius middendorffii
(Dall, 1891)
Tulip whelk East Pacific
Volutopsius norwegicus
(Gmelin, 1791)
Norway whelk Arctic and Atlantic Ocean 8
Volutopsius regularis
(Dall, 1873)
Regular whelk East Pacific
Volutopsius stefanssoni
Dall, 1919
Volutopsius trophonius
Dall, 1902
Frilled whelk East Pacific
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