- Anchialine pool snail
Anchialine pool snail Conservation status Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Mollusca Class: Gastropoda (unranked): clade Neritimorpha
Superfamily: Helicinoidea Family: Neritiliidae Genus: Neritilia Species: N. hawaiiensis Binomial name Neritilia hawaiiensis
The anchialine pool snail, scientific name Neritilia hawaiiensis, is a species living in brackish estuaries and in anchialine pools. These snails have an operculum, and are aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Neritiliidae.
This species is endemic to the islands of Hawaii, United States, and lives only in brackish estuaries and in anchialine pools, which are marine pools that have no surface connection with the ocean but that are salty and that fluctuate in level with the tides.
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