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Other Molluscs

Learn about other molluscan species found in Florida waters, such as coquina clams, green mussels, sea hares and slugs, and large marine snails like horse conchs, lightning whelks and tulips.

Asian Green Mussel
Asian green mussels are not native to Florida, but have become a permanent resident in some parts of the state.

Coquina Clams
Colorful creatures in the beach community.

Molluscan Fisheries Publications - Other Molluscs
Other mollusc research publications.

Nudibranchs of Florida
Discover the nudibranchs of Florida. These colorful sea slugs lack shells and carry their gills on the outside of their bodies. Find out how they are useful in scientific research.

Sea Slugs
Discover the shell-less gastropods of Florida.

Pen Shells
What’s that? Find out more about these large bivalves that wash up onto local beaches after windy days.

Sea Snails
Learn about the larger marine snails found in local seagrass beds, oyster reefs and beach communities.