Ringed Olive (Oliva annulata)

Also known as Amethyst Olive, Amethyst Olive Snail, Olive, Olive Shell, Pacific Common Olive, Ringed Olive Shell, Ringed Olive Snail

Description

Also known as Amethyst Olive, Amethyst Olive Snail, Olive, Olive Shell, Pacific Common Olive, Ringed Olive Shell, Ringed Olive Snail.

Found in shallow sub-tidal waters often in sand channels and reef patches.
Length - 6cm
Depth - 1-48m
Widespread Indo-Pacific

Olives are cylindrical, oval, shiny and among the fastest burrowing snails. Ref: x

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