Taxonomy
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Mollusca
Class
Gastropoda
Subclass
Caenogastropoda
Order
Neogastropoda
Family
Muricidae
Genus
Coralliophila
Species
scalariformis
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
0 meters
Max Depth
139 meters
Overall Geographic Range
N. Carolina to Colombia; P. Rico
Habitat-Biology
  • benthic
  • carnivore (includes scavengers)
  • coral reef
  • offshore banks in northern Gulf of Mexico