Essential Rhythm 7/8/21: I found a snail-It’s really big!

Producer/Host: Sarah O’Malley

This episode covers moon snails, sub tidal predatory snails of mud and sand bottoms. We describe their shell characteristics, feeding ecology and most common signs of activity (including bore holes on prey shells) as well as their ability to generate copious volumes of mucus.

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.