Nassarius tingitanus

Nassarius tingitanus is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Nassariidae, the nassa mud snails or dog whelks.[2]


The length of the shell varies between 8 mm and 11 mm.


This species occurs in the Alboran Sea, Western Mediterranean Sea.


  1. ^ Pallary P., 1901: Diagnoses de quelques coquilles nouvelles provenant du Maroc , Journal de Conchyliologie 49: 226-228, 314-315
  2. ^ a b Nassarius tingitanus (Pallary, 1901).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 30 October 2012.
  • Cernohorsky W. O. (1984). Systematics of the family Nassariidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Bulletin of the Auckland Institute and Museum 14: 1-356
  • Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213
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