Moon Snails leave trails behind them as they move across sand at low tide. Like all snails in this family, they are predators, eating bivalves and other sea snails by drilling a hole into the shell, using their rough radular and acid, through which they extract the soft body. These holes have a distinctive countersunk shape, being narrower at the bottom than the top. While drilling, the Moon Snail holds its prey in its large, muscular foot to prevent it escaping. Females lay 'C' shape egg masses in a stiff jelly, which are often mistaken for jellyfish
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What habitats does Conuber conicum live in?
Intertidal sand flats
What is the distribution of Conuber conicum?
Mainland Australia and Tasmania
How big does Conuber conicum grow?
Can grow up to around 53mm
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