Kent Wildlife Trust, 2018. The Wildlife Information Centre, 2018. The preferred habitat (zone of maximum density) of an intertidal species is modified by physical and biotic factors and may vary from one beach to another and at different seasons of the year. Occurance dataset: http://www.sewbrec.org.uk/ accessed via NBNAtlas.org on 2018-10-02. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 119, 83-265. Mollusc (marine) data for Great Britain and Ireland. Gardner, J.P.A., & Thomas, M.L.H., 1987. A laboratory assessment of the survival and vertical movement of two epibenthic gastropod species, Hydrobia ulvae, (Pennant) and Littorina littorea (Linnaeus), after burial in sediment. This species is found in waters of full, variable and reduced salinities. doi: 10.1007/s10530-004-2995-2. ), Very Weak (negligible), Weak < 1 knot (<0.5 m/sec. Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/4bsawx accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-09-25. British Prosobranchs. Also commonly known as the 'edible periwinkle'. Shell solid, with 5 or 6 slightly tumid whorls; sutures shallow. Hayward, P., Nelson-Smith, T. & Shields, C. 1996. Casey, J.D., De Grave, S. & Burnell, G.M., 1998. The eggs and larvae form the main mode of dispersal. The Ray Society, London. Mouritsen, K. N., Gorbusin, A. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Shell size distribution patterns of marine gastropod populations may vary considerably across different environments. Erlandsson, J. Habitat and distribution: Tends to live lower on the shore than Littorina obtusata, otherwise habitat and distribution similar (Distr. Generally black or dark grey-brown in colour, often lighter towards apex, with dark spiral lines. The eggs and larvae form the main mode of dispersal. Hayward, P.J. 2]. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 181, 145-157. Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/esxc9a accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-10-01. Littorina fabalis (Turton), a marine intertidal gastropod, is strongly substructured over microgeographical scales at one of 30 allozyme loci (Tatarenkov & Johannesson, 1994, 1999). The Proceedings and Transactions of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science, 17, 6-13. Description. Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, 2018. Habitat. Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/lo2tge accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-10-01. Habitat selection and migratory behaviour of the intertidal gastropod Littorina littorea (L.) Journal of Animal Ecology, 46, 79-92. Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/h1ln5p accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-09-25. Occurrence dataset: https://www.conchsoc.org/accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-09-25. Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/jca5lo accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-10-01. e) Forest fragmentation increases the ratio of edge habitat … Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/jca5lo accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-10-01. Bristol Regional Environmental Records Centre, 2017. Journal of Experimental Yamada, S.B., 1987. Littorina is a genus of small sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Littorinidae, the winkles or periwinkles. … Common Periwinkle (Littorina littorea)Alternate common names: Periwinkle, Winkle. information on the biology of species and the ecology of habitats found around the coasts and seas of the British Isles, Photographer: Sue Scott  Copyright: Sue Scott, Photographer: Judith Oakley  Copyright: Judith Oakley. Global map of species distribution using gridded data. & Storey, K. B., 1999. A plump shell with 4-5 whorls and deep sutures. ), or on lower stems of Salicornia (Keen, 1970). & Ryland, J.S. www.iobis.org. are usually in the range of 4–6. Growth and production of a Littorina littorea (L.) population in the Bay of Fundy. During the breeding season males are easily distinguished by the presence of a penis on the right hand side of the body. St Andrews BioBlitz 2015. If the sediment is well oxygenated and fluid (as with high water, high silt content) snails may be able to move back up through the sediment. Size: 1 inch long and 3/4 inch wide. Occurrence dataset: https://www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk/ accessed via NBNAtlas.org on 2018-10-01. Conchological Society of Great Britain & Ireland, 2018. Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. Newell, G. E., 1958. Littorina littorea has various biochemical adaptations that allow the stressful intertidal habitat to be exploited. To interrogate UK data visit the NBN Atlas. London: The Ray Society. Invertebrates (except insects), Outer Hebrides. Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/146yiz accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-09-27. NBN (National Biodiversity Network) Atlas. Ulster Museum Marine Surveys of Northern Ireland Coastal Waters. Leiden: E.J. information on the biology of species and the ecology of habitats found around the coasts and seas of the British Isles, Photographer: Keith Hiscock  Copyright: Dr Keith Hiscock, Photographer: Judith Oakley  Copyright: Judith Oakley. & Ryland, J.S. It was introduced to these waters in the mid 19th century from Western Europe and rapidly spread along the Northeast coast. Although the species has eyes, visual perception is probably quite limited and as such the species is unlikely to be sensitive to visual presence. To interrogate UK data visit the NBN Atlas. Systematics and evolution of Littorina. We investigated the size and density structure of genetically continuous periwinkle populations (Littorina littorea) on an exposed rocky and a sheltered sedimentary environment on two nearby islands in the south-eastern North Sea (German Bight). Bauer, B., Fioroni, P., Ide, I., Liebe, S., Oehlmann, J., Stroben, E. & Watermann, B., 1995. See Reid (1996) for a comprehensive review of the systematics and evolution of Littorina littorea. ( Fish and Fish 1989 ). www.iobis.org. St Andrews BioBlitz 2014. Occurrence dataset: https://www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk/ accessed via NBNAtlas.org on 2018-10-01. Other articles where Littorina littoralis is discussed: gastropod: Reproduction and life cycles: …six days later into veligers; L. littoralis, which lives on seaweeds that are rarely exposed by the tides, deposits gelatinous egg masses on the seaweeds, and the larvae pass through the veliger stage in the egg mass, emerging in two to three weeks as crawling young; and L. saxatilis, which… Habitat: Intertidal zones, rocky shores, tide pools, pilings, and rock jetties. Ponder, W.F. Suffolk Biodiversity Information Service., 2017. Littorina obtusata, the smooth or flat periwinkle, received its name for the texture of its shell and the flattened shape of its spire. SEWBReC Molluscs (South East Wales). Suffolk Biodiversity Information Service., 2017. Oehlmann, J., Bauer, B., Minchin, D., Schulte-Oehlmann, U., Fioroni, P. & Markert, B., 1998. Color: Shell is dark in color, usually brown, black, or gray. Suffolk Biodiversity Information Service (SBIS) Dataset. Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/jos5ga accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-10-02. Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/vntgox accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-09-25. Fox, R., 1994. Geographic variation in the growth rates of Littorina littorea and Littorina saxatilis. Vermeij GJ(1). Influence of trematode infections on in situ growth rates of Littorina littorea. Increases in water flow rates above 6 knots may cause snails in less protected locations (e.g. Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/esxc9a accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-10-01. & Lindberg, D.R., 1997. Aphotomarine. (ed.) Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/hpavud accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-10-01. NBN (National Biodiversity Network) Atlas. [Synopses of the British Fauna No. Helgolander Meeresuntersuchungen, 50, 105-115. Fish, J.D. In sheltered conditions they can also be found in sandy or muddy habitats such as estuaries and mud-flats. National Trust Species Records. Accessed: 2020-12-12. Author information: (1)Department of Zoology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, 20742. The species is widespread and often common or abundant. Merseyside BioBank (unverified). Higher nutrient levels may benefit the algal substrata and food used by the snail. Fife Nature Records Centre, 2018. BRERC species records within last 15 years. The shell color of L. angulifera varies from bluish white, orange to dull yellow, reddish brown to grayish brown (Andrews 1994). Conchological Society of Great Britain & Ireland, 2018. L. littorea is invasive in North America with a current range from Red Bay, Labrador, to Lewes, Delaware ( Blakeslee et al., 2008; Brawley et al., 2009 ). This the largest British periwinkle, with the shell reaching a maximum height of 52 mm. Occurrence dataset http://www.aphotomarine.com/index.html Accessed via NBNAtlas.org on 2018-10-01. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Howson, C.M. London: Academic Press. HABITAT RELATED ALLOZYME VARIATION IN LITTORINA 107 One example of selection on a much smaller scale is the glutamate-pyruvate transaminase (Gpt) polymorphism of the small rock-pool copepod Tigriopus calfornicus. Habitat-Associations of Turban Snails on Intertidal and Subtidal Rocky Reefs. Fish, J.D. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. Hydrobiologia, 378, 199-213. http://www.uwc.ca/pearson/ensy/racerock/tidepool/snail/twosnail.htm, 2000-05-17, Rutherford, R.J., 2000. Collins pocket guide. Norfolk Biodiversity Information Service, 2017. British prosobranch molluscs: their functional anatomy and ecology, revised and updated edition. Decreases in flow rate are not likely to have any effect. Marsh periwinkles grow to 1 inch in length. Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Shoresearch. In some areas, notably Ireland, collectors have noted a reduction in the number of large snails available. Lancashire Environment Record Network, 2018. Kent Wildlife Trust Shoresearch Intertidal Survey 2004 onwards. Changes in salinity are unlikely to have an effect. The species occurs on all British and Irish coasts, including lower salinity areas such as estuaries where nutrient loading is likely to be higher than elsewhere. Bristol Regional Environmental Records Centre, 2017. Predation, growth and the vertical distribution of Littorina littorea (L.) in the Gulf of Main. Erlandsson, J. O. Kinne), pp.1289-1431. Fife Nature Records Centre, 2018. A Practical Guide. The aperture of the shell is large, rounded and has a slightly everted lip. (Le Jol). TWIC Biodiversity Field Trip Data (1995-present). Reddish-brown flecks appear on the spiral ridges of the shell. Comments: Occurs in areas of cold, clear, well-oxygenated water on a mixed sand or sand/gravel bottom with rooted aquatic macrophytes (T. Frest, pers. The marine snail Littorina mariae Sacchi & Rastelli occurs in high numbers in the littoral zone on fucoid macro‐algae. Jacobs, R.P.W.M., 1980. This stems mainly from its ability to accumulate trace elements and compounds and consequential behavioural changes. Specimens were then mounted on stubs and examined under a scanning electron microscope. Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/hcgqsi accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-09-25. PERIWINKLE (GASTROPODA: LITTORINIDAE) HABITAT SELECTION AND ITS IMPACT UPON MICROALGAL POPULATIONS . The effect of environmental factors on the development and growth of Littorina littorea. Spire prominent, pointed up to maximum height of 52 mm. The MarLIN sensitivity assessment approach used below has been superseded by the MarESA (Marine Evidence-based Sensitivity Assessment) approach (see menu). Cyclic AMP-dependent protein kinase: role in anoxia and freezing tolerance of the marine periwinkle Littorina littorea. Hayward, P., Nelson-Smith, T. & Shields, C. 1996. Hydrobiologia, 309, 15-27. Mollusc (marine) data for Great Britain and Ireland. Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/aurwcz accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-09-25. Fife Nature Records Centre, 2018. The species is epifaunal so loss of the substratum would also result in loss of the population. Therefore, the species may be found in the infra- and circalittoral zones. Ponder & Lindberg (1997) suggest that Mesogastropoda should be included in a monophyletic clade, the Caenogastropoda. Marine Biology, 96, 529-534. Collins pocket guide. & Fioroni, P., 1996. Manx Biological Recording Partnership, 2017. However, in this case it seems not to be a consequence of differential selection on the allozyme locus itself, or of any of the other mechanisms listed above. Trematodes such as Cryptocotyle lingua, Himasthla leptosoma, Renicola roscovita and Ceracaria lebourae. The eggs and larvae form the main mode of dispersal. APOLINÁRIO, M., 1 COUTINHO, R. 2 and BAETA-NEVES, M. H. 2 1 Museu Nacional, Departamento de Invertebrados, Carcinologia, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, CEP 20940-040, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil . Isle of Man historical wildlife records 1995 to 1999. ), 1996. This species can be found in the littoral and sublittoral zone on rocky shores and piers, usually on brown algae of the genus Fucus. London: HarperCollins. 26 articles found in Crossref database. New York: John Wiley & Sons. The species is small and the shell is quite thick, particularly in older individuals. LERN Records. Biol Invasions. London: HarperCollins. Occurrence dataset https://www.nmni.com/CEDaR/CEDaR-Centre-for-Environmental-Data-and-Recording.aspx accessed via NBNAtlas.org on 2018-09-25. Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/xtrbvy accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-09-27. On exposed shores individuals may be dislodged or damaged. South East Wales Biodiversity Records Centre, 2018. Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/ljc0ke accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-10-02. Ophelia, 27, 181-195. Such differences in the stabilities of alginate lyases among the molluscan species may correlate with habitat conditions of enzyme-producing animals; namely, Littorina inhabits a tidal zone where the habitat temperature frequently increases above 35 °C in summer, and pH of digestive fluid of Aplysia sp. Brill/Dr W. Backhuys. A. The species is typically intertidal and in ideal conditions may be found up to the high tide level. Marine Biology, 133, 193-203. However, in deeper water the species is only found as isolated individuals in very low densities. Miscellaneous records held on the Cofnod database. Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/mopwow accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-10-01. ERIC NE Combined dataset to 2017. BRERC species records recorded over 15 years ago. SEWBReC Molluscs (South East Wales). Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/lo2tge accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-10-01. Intersex and Littorina littorea in Cork Harbour: results of a medium-term monitoring programme. Their spiraling, grooved shell has a slightly pointed spire and varies in color from grayish-white to tan. Recolonization may occur through rafting of adults on floating wood or weed. [Ulster Museum publication, no. Evaluation of the significance of metal-binding proteins in the gastropod Littorina littorea. Isle of Man historical wildlife records 1995 to 1999. Adults are slow crawlers so active immigration of snails is unlikely. a) Edge habitat is hotter than the forest interior. Body essentially as in Littorina obtusata, but differs in the penis (long tapering tip), arrangement of penial glands (single row of 5 -16 glands) and lack of pigmentation in ovipositor (L. fabalis-penis). Newell, G. E. & Newell, R. C., 1977. It is usually associated with marsh plants in the genus Spiratina. Fish, J. D., 1972. The Wildlife Information Centre, 2018. Sea shore of Britain and northern Europe. & Frid, C.L.J., 1998. The common periwinkle snail is believed to have been an important source of food in Scotland since at least 7,500 BCE. Origin and Evolutionary Radiation of the Mollusca. http://www.science.lander.edu/rsfox/littorin.html, 2000-05-17. Environmental Records Information Centre North East, 2018. Smothering by 5 cm of sediment is highly likely to cause death. TWIC Biodiversity Field Trip Data (1995-present). Cofnod – North Wales Environmental Information Service, 2018. and Littorina sp. Littorina littorea are oviparous and reproduce annually. http://www.mcmaster.ca/inabis98/oxidative/english0445/, 2000-05-17. During exposure to the air, feeding and locomotion are halted unless conditions are very damp. HABITAT AND FEEDING PREFERENCES OF LITTORINA 63 RADULA STRUCTURE Radulae were extracted from adult snails and prepared by rinsing in a dilute solution of sodium hypochlorite and drying in a graded acetone series (30, 50, 70, and 90~o). Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/hcgqsi accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-09-25. Marine Plankton. Outer Hebrides Biological Recording, 2018. Suffolk Biodiversity Information Service (SBIS) Dataset. This species is harvested by hand, without regulation, for human consumption. This herbivorous snail lives in the eastern coast of North America from New Jersey to Newfoundland ( Trussell 1997 ). The MarESA approach reflects the recent conservation imperatives and terminology and is used for sensitivity assessments from 2014 onwards. Shell smooth, especially in older specimens, but has prosocline growth lines and numerous, slight spiral ridges. National Trust Species Records. 2.]. Hayward, P.J. The annual life cycle, high fecundity and long planktonic larval stage means that successful recruitment from other populations is quite likely. Perez KO, Carlson RL, Shulman MJ, Ellis JC. Available from: https://www.nbnatlas.org. Littorina saxatilis is continuously, or almost continuously, distributed around the shores of each island. Miscellaneous records held on the Cofnod database. The MarLIN approach was used for assessments from 1999-2010. & Beckwith, P., 1999. Deutsch, U. Occurrence dataset: https://www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk/ accessed via NBNAtlas.org on 2018-10-01. Increases in siltation for a year may have some influence in changing substratum type and removing available habitat such as nooks and crevices. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 221, 191-207. National Trust, 2017. A student's guide to the seashore. Kent Wildlife Trust, 2018. Males are believed to mature earlier than females but females mature at a smaller size. Marine Life Information Network (MarLIN), The Marine Biological Association of the UK (see contact us)© 2020 The Marine Biological Association of the UK, All Rights Reserved. When exposed to either extreme cold or heat while climbing, a periwinkle will withdraw into its shell and start rolling, which may allow it to fall to the water. Ulster Museum Marine Surveys of Northern Ireland Coastal Waters. Kent Wildlife Trust Shoresearch Intertidal Survey 2004 onwards. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 2, 207-212. Kent Wildlife Trust, 2018. Littorina is harvested commercially in Europe where it is used for food. Dr Mary Gillham Archive Project. OBIS (Ocean Biogeographic Information System),  2020. Manx Biological Recording Partnership, 2018. Biological survey of the intertidal chalk reefs between Folkestone Warren and Kingsdown, Kent 2009-2011. Fife Nature Records Centre, 2018. The larvae form the main mode of dispersal. Overview. Gene up-regulation in response to anoxia or freezing stresses in the marine snail, Littorina littorea. Newcomb's littorine snail is found within coastal environments, clinging to the rocky shores in the upper intertidal zone. The behaviour of Littorina littorea (L.) under natural conditions and its relation to position on the shore. Lancashire Environment Record Network, 2018. Distribution data supplied by the Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Accessed: 2020-12-12. Merseyside BioBank., 2018. South East Wales Biodiversity Records Centre, 2018. Distribution data supplied by the Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS). Environmental Records Information Centre North East, 2018. Occurance dataset: http://www.sewbrec.org.uk/ accessed via NBNAtlas.org on 2018-10-02. ), Extremely sheltered, Moderately exposed, Sheltered, Ultra sheltered, Very sheltered, Full (30-40 psu), Reduced (18-30 psu), Variable (18-40 psu). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 79, 425-430. They are native to Europe from the White Sea to Gibraltar. The first step in this study was to establish the vertical distribution of Imposex in Nucella lapillus and intersex in Littorina littorea: interspecific comparison of two TBT- induced effects and their geographical uniformity. St Andrews BioBlitz 2014. & Johannesson, K., 1995. 5. Mollusc (non-marine) data for the Channel Islands. Mollusc (marine) data for Great Britain and Ireland - restricted access. & Fish, S., 1996. & Johannesson, K., 1992. Outer Hebrides Biological Recording, 2018. Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/hpavud accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-10-01. (2016) Population divergence in cold tolerance of the intertidal gastropod Littorina brevicula explained by habitat-specific lowest air temperature. The species is found in areas with water flow rates from negligible to strong. Hydrobiologia, 378, 193-197. Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/iou2ld accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-10-01. Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/1nw3ch accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-10-02. Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/erweal accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-09-27. Pollution due to heavy metals and their compounds. The species is tolerant of long periods (several hours) of exposure to the air. Reid, D.G., 1996. Occurrence dataset: http://www.ericnortheast.org.uk/home.html accessed via NBNAtlas.org on 2018-09-38, Fenwick, 2018. Isle of Man wildlife records from 01/01/2000 to 13/02/2017. 5th ed. Handbook of the marine fauna of North-West Europe. Abrasion may cause damage to the shell. The columella or central axis of the shell is typically white and the animal is recognizable in its juvenile stages by the transverse black barring of the tentacles which are rather flat and broad. Why are intertidal snails rare in the subtidal? & Jensen, K. T., 1999. If habitat type is no longer optimal then the snail population may decrease. Cofnod – North Wales Environmental Information Service, 2018. Manx Biological Recording Partnership, 2018. English, T.E., Storey, K.B., 1998. Thermal Extremes by Littorina spp. Graham, A., 1988. Davies, M.S. It sometimes lives in small tide pools. [Synopses of the British Fauna, no. Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/opc6g1 accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-10-01. South East Wales Biodiversity Records Centre, 2018. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 181, 145-157. Isle of Man wildlife records from 01/01/2000 to 13/02/2017. Occurrence dataset: https://doi.org/10.15468/aurwcz accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-09-25. Size and growth rate measurements apply to shell height. Marine Snails Ffion Titmuss and Katie E. Lotterhos, Northeastern University Marine Science Center, Nahant, MA REFERENCES Chiba et al. Most of the information available suggests that adult gastropod molluscs are rather tolerant of heavy-metal toxicity (Bryan, 1984). St Andrews BioBlitz 2016. The species tends to aggregate and form clusters in areas that are more favourable for them, such as rock pools, rather than drier areas. Fretter, V. & Graham, A., 1994. The species is fairly tolerant of brackish water. Reid, D.G., 1996. & Picton, B.E., 1997. Taylor, J.D.(ed. Merseyside BioBank., 2018. A student's guide to the seashore. not in crevices etc) to be continually displaced into unsuitable habitat. Conchological Society of Great Britain & Ireland, 2018. The species has been suggested as a highly suitable bioindicator species for contamination of the marine environment. Dr Mary Gillham Archive Project. 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