These bubble snails occur in all warm or temperate seas. They are sand dwellers or they live on muddy bottoms, in bays, estuaries, and close to the shore in tidepools. Bubble snails are herbivorous. Their diet consists of various kinds of green algae. They can survive in brackish water and are hermophroditic. Their eggs are deposited in round or oval jellylike strings, attached to eelgrass or sand.