Biscayne National Park Mollusks

All species on this list have been recorded as present in the park. They are sorted alphabetically by common name. The list is not exhaustive, and documented sightings of species not on this list are welcome. Submit your sightings to BISC_webmaster@nps.gov.

Angulate Periwinkle, Litterina angulifera

Caribbean Reef Squid, Sepioteuthis sepioidea

Florida Horse Conch, Pleuroplaca gigantea

Florida Tree Snail, Ligus fasciatus elliottensis

Helmet Conch, Cassis tuberosa

Isopod, Ligida spp.

Limpet, Siphonaria spp.

Oyster, Crassostrea spp.

Queen Conch, Strombus gigas

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