Elephant snails are a type of semi-rare solitary marine snail (mollusc) and look like a black slug with a small white, shield-like shell on their backs.
70 - 150 mm
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Abundant: found easily with little searching
Frequent: found with minimal searching
Rare: only 1 or 2 individuals found with intensive searching
Not found: not present during search
The shell never covers the full length of their bodies and their body can sometimes fold up and completely cover the shell.