|bearwithfish ||12-16-2010 08:34 AM |
what is on my snail!!
|Romad ||12-16-2010 08:24 PM |
No idea but it's pretty freaky looking. Alien IV auditions perhaps? Good luck trying to figure it out.
|bearwithfish ||12-17-2010 07:33 AM |
some one else said it may be a slipper shell... i looked them up and this seems to be the case they "according to research" appear to be peaceful critters that attached to the shells of others and cause no harm... i am hoping this is the case because if it hurts my favorite snail i am gonna be one angry guy!!!
|dfbiggs ||12-18-2010 01:01 PM |
I was hoping someone would tell you..you've got me wondering what it is. I did a search on slipper shell images and it looks so thin or flat to be one not unless this is how they start out but I don't know. Looks like a patch on a pair of pants. I am going to keep following this thread for sure.
Hopefully it's not harmful to your snail.
|trukgirl ||12-18-2010 09:31 PM |
Hope whatever it is doesn't harm him!
|Ostara ||12-18-2010 09:37 PM |
Originally Posted by dfbiggs
Looks like a patch on a pair of pants.
Or like some kind of Frankenstein thing! It even looks like it's stitched on. I'm curious too, it looks so bizarre...
|aunt kymmie ||12-18-2010 09:50 PM |
I see those all the time down in the tide pools when the tide is low. They are plastered on the rocks, along with the mussels and snails. I have no idea what they are called and if they are harmful or not. :-?
|badxgillen ||12-18-2010 11:55 PM |
looks like a limpit to me man. they come in all colors and paterns and are benificairy.another hitchhiker.
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