Essential Rhythm 6/17/21: I found a snail! Its a littorine!

Producer/Host: Sarah O’Malley

This episode describes the three common species of littorine snails (aka periwinkles) found in the northern Gulf of Maine. Common, rough and smooth periwinkles are described in terms of habitat and reproductive strategy.

About the host:
Sarah O’Malley is an ecologist, naturalist and science communicator passionate about deepening her listeners’ experiences with the natural world. She teaches biology and sustainability at Maine Maritime Academy and is currently collaborating on a guide book to the intertidal zone in the Gulf of Maine.