Busycon carica carica (Gmelin, 1791)

• Knobbed Whelk / North Atlantic Whelk

Scientific classification:
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
(unranked):clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily:Buccinoidea
Family:Busyconidae
Genus:Busycon
Species:B. carica
Subspecies:B. carica carica

~186mm

Nassau Sound, Duval County, Florida, USA

From my collection

Photo Taken: June 13, 2021
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