NAME: Cloudy marginella (Marginella nebulosa)
DISTRIBUTION: Cape Peninsula to East London from 5-75m. Endemic.
DESCRIPTION: A medium-sized snail with a distinct shoulder to the shell. Shell pale but with longitudinal wavy bands of varying colours of brown. Foot translucent with red and white stripes and spots.
NATURAL HISTORY: Feeds on other snails.
Familiarize yourself with these interesting creatures and other marine animals for your next dive. For more information grab a copy of this book “A Field Guide to the Marine Animals of the Cape Peninsula” by Georgina Jones available in Pisces Divers.