The offspring of Gibbula magus are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Gibbula magus, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Gibbula magus, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Gibbula agus is a harmless, little seasnail, that feed on algae in a depth range from 10 to 70 meters.
Distribution: From the British Isles in the north of Europe, in the Mediterranean and around the Azores.
The snail if found in seaweeds, under stones, on pepple and on muddy grounds.
The sanil is a host of the copepod Trochicola vermiformis.