Osamu Miura, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (image) Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption Former Smithsonian postdoctoral fellow Osamu Miura searches for marine horn snails (Cerithideopsis species) in Bique, Panama. The snails are restricted to estuaries, and are widely distributed along the Pacific and Atlantic coasts. Miura and colleagues collected snails in five countries across 27 degrees of latitude, from Central America up into the subtropical United States. P Credit Credit: Sean Mattson, STRI Usage Restrictions Credit: STRI Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.