Specimen collected by Jan Light from Guernsey, Channel Islands. Length = 12mm.
<em>Gouldia minima</em> (Montagu, 1803)
Specimen collected by Jan Light from 59o42.0'N 02o36.4'W. Length = 9mm.
From Norwegian Sea to Iberian Peninsula and into the Mediterranean and Black Sea.
Shallow burrowing filter feeder. Found in sandy mud and fine/medium gravel.
Up to about 16mm and almost round. White, yellow, brown, red or purple often with spots streaks or rays of deeper shades. Pallial sinus is a small indentation of the pallial line. The animal is greyish in colour and the mantle is spotted with brown.