Seashells

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Sea Urchin Shells

Scientific name: Echinus esculentus, Paracentrotus lividus, Sphaerechinus granularis, Arbacia lixula Size: When intact 5 to 10 cm Color: Purple, green, lilac, white, blue greyish, yellow or reddish brown Family: Echinidae, Toxopneustidae, Parechinidae  Fun fact: The animal is a gastronomic...

Sea Urchin Shells

Scientific name: Echinus esculentus, Paracentrotus lividus, Sphaerechinus granularis, Arbacia lixula Size: When intact 5 to 10 cm Color: Purple, green, lilac, white, blue greyish, yellow or reddish brown Family: Echinidae, Toxopneustidae, Parechinidae  Fun fact: The animal is a gastronomic...

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Limpet Shells || Patella

Scientific name: Patella vulgata, Patella caerulea, Patella rustica, Patella ulyssiponensis or Patella pellucida Size: Between 0.7 to 7 cm Color: White, grey, yellow, cream, orange, green, or brown Family: Patellidae Fun fact: Limpet Shells are made of...

Limpet Shells || Patella

Scientific name: Patella vulgata, Patella caerulea, Patella rustica, Patella ulyssiponensis or Patella pellucida Size: Between 0.7 to 7 cm Color: White, grey, yellow, cream, orange, green, or brown Family: Patellidae Fun fact: Limpet Shells are made of...

Chinese Hat Shellls Calyptrae Chinensis

Chinese Hat Shell || Calyptrae Chinensis

Scientific name: Calyptraea chinensis Size: Between 0.7 to 2 centimeters Color: White, red, purple, pink, yellow or brown Family: Calyptraeidae Fun fact: They are nocturnal creatures, meaning they are most active during the night   When...

Chinese Hat Shell || Calyptrae Chinensis

Scientific name: Calyptraea chinensis Size: Between 0.7 to 2 centimeters Color: White, red, purple, pink, yellow or brown Family: Calyptraeidae Fun fact: They are nocturnal creatures, meaning they are most active during the night   When...

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Mediterranean Cone Shell || Conus ventricosus

Size: 7 to 63 millimeters Color: Shades of brown, orange, red, yellow Family: Conidae Fun fact: The venom of some cone shell species are currently used as a subject of research in the field of medicine....

Mediterranean Cone Shell || Conus ventricosus

Size: 7 to 63 millimeters Color: Shades of brown, orange, red, yellow Family: Conidae Fun fact: The venom of some cone shell species are currently used as a subject of research in the field of medicine....

Coquina || Donax trunculus or Donax vittatus

Coquina || Donax trunculus or Donax vittatus

Size: 15 to 33 millimeters Color: Purple, white, blue, green, yellow, pink and orange Family: Donacidae Fun fact: Coquinas are lightning-fast burrowers. When exposed to air or sensing any potential danger, these...

Coquina || Donax trunculus or Donax vittatus

Size: 15 to 33 millimeters Color: Purple, white, blue, green, yellow, pink and orange Family: Donacidae Fun fact: Coquinas are lightning-fast burrowers. When exposed to air or sensing any potential danger, these...

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Flat Topshell || Steromphala umbilicalis

Size: 10 to 22 millimeters Color: Purple, blue, green, red, pink, orange, brown Family: Trochidae Fun fact: As the snail grows older, the vibrant purple bands on its shell tend to...

Flat Topshell || Steromphala umbilicalis

Size: 10 to 22 millimeters Color: Purple, blue, green, red, pink, orange, brown Family: Trochidae Fun fact: As the snail grows older, the vibrant purple bands on its shell tend to...