This website will provide information about the organism, Channeled Whelk. You will learn about its ecology (biome, habitat), physiology (different body systems), and extra fun facts. The Channeled Whelk's scientific name is Busycotypus canaliculatus. It is a type of snail that lives in the subtidal area. You will see them around the beach and might mistaken them for a conch, but these animals have different features you will learn about that can help you identify them from other organisms by the sea.