Tag Archives: Gulf coast seashells

Cockle Shells

The cockle shell is probably the most commonly found shell along Florida beaches. Even at Daytona and New Smyrna beaches, where there are far fewer shells than along the gulf coast, we almost always found one of these. They can … Continue reading

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Pen Shells

Pen shells can be very large, up to a foot in length, but most of the ones I have found were broken. Patricia B. Mitchell wrote a nice piece about this shell and has a photo. They can be found … Continue reading

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Sanibel Seashells

Sanibel Island is located on the west coast, the Gulf coast of Florida. It is known for being an excellent place to find gorgeous seashells. I visited and stayed there twice in the 25 years I lived in central Florida, … Continue reading

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