Scientific name: Calliostoma zizyphinum
Size: Up to 3cm across the shell
Colour: White or cream, with pink stripes
Habitat: Rocky shores, under rocks or in rockpools
- They have a very distinctive sharply-pointed, cone-shaped shell.
- They eat small plants and animals by scraping them off the rocks while crawling along them.
- They lay their eggs in long, jelly-like strings.
- They clean their shell by wiping it with their foot.
Photo credit: Paul Naylor