Animal Species:Sydney Mud Whelk
The Sydney Mud Whelk is a large snail with a long, spiral shell found abundantly in mangroves and estuaries of Sydney.
Standard Common Name
Sydney Mud Whelk
The Sydney Mud Whelk is a large snail with a long, spiral shell.
The Sydney Mud Whelk is found in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.
Sydney Mud Whelks live in intertidal mangroves and estuaries.
Other behaviours and adaptations
The Sydney Mud Whelk crawls through the mud and feeds on detritus, leaving a trail in the mud as it goes.