Hydrobia ulvae (Pennant, 1777)
Laver spire shell
Hydrobia ulvae
photo by Fenwick, David

Family:  Hydrobiidae ()
Max. size:  max. reported age: 2 years
Environment:  benthic; brackish; marine
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean and Northeast Atlantic.
Biology:  This species is a surface detritivore (Ref. 95728) and/or a deposit feeder (Ref. 96459). Found in intertidal and subtidal flats (Ref. 2823).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
Country info:   

Entered by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 11.12.05
Modified by: Parducho, Vina Angelica - 25.02.15

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