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Janthina janthina, Janthinidae, violet (or purple storm) snail, bubble raft shell, marine invertebrates, molluscs, gastropods, prosobranchs, pleuston, washed ashore, Lanzarote Island, Canary Islands, Spain, Atlantic Ocean.

Remarks: Violet snail washed up on the beach with the surge and wind. This is a pelagic species; note the bubble raft produced by the snail to keep afloat on the ocean's surface.