Taxonomy
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Mollusca
Class
Gastropoda
Subclass
Caenogastropoda
Order
Neogastropoda
Family
Melongenidae
Genus
Busycon
Species
candelabrum
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
0 meters
Max Depth
64 meters
Overall Geographic Range
Texas to Campeche Bank
Habitat-Biology
  • benthic
  • carnivore (includes scavengers)
  • endemic to Gulf of Mexico
  • offshore banks in northern Gulf of Mexico