Species group: Freshwater Invertebrates
Other common names: Snail Eating Snail
Scientific name: Clea helena
The Assassin Snail is a carnivorous freshwater snail which is found in sandy streams, lakes and ponds throughout Southeast Asia. Assassin Snails are popular additions to freshwater aquariums which have overpopulations of other species of snail, such as Malaysian Trumpet Snails.
The Assassin Snail has a conical shell with brown spiral bands.
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