Skenea profunda

Skenea profunda is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Skeneidae.[1]

A marine nematode Endeolophos skeneae (family Chromadoridae) is epibiotically associated with Skenea profunda [2]



This marine species occurs in northern European waters off Spitzbergen.


  • Friele H., 1879: Catalog der auf der norwegischen Nordmeer-Expedition bei Spitzbergen gefundenen Mollusken; Jahrb├╝cher der Deutschen Malakozoologischen Gesellschaft 6: 264-286
  • 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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