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Keyhole Sand Dollar
Arrowhead Sand Dollar
Sand dollars are found in groups along the sandy bottom of the ocean. When alive they have a dark appearance and can be brown, black or purple.
We always picture them as being white but that happens when they are washed up on shore and bleached by the sun. Those are the ones we beachcomb for….you should never keep any living sand dollars…live and let live.
I have a lot of broken pieces but very few whole sand dollars.
One day while walking along the beach at Ponce Inlet, a woman walked up to me and gave me a sand dollar she had found!
While photographing my newly collected shells the other day, I decided to re-photograph my pretty scallop shells. Florida waters can contain a variety of types of scallops, but the shells I find over here on the east coast are mainly the Atlantic Calico Scallop. While beachcombing in my area of Florida, the best shells are […]Read More…
The bubble shell is immediately recognizable by the wide open curl at the bottom of the aperture. The shell I found was very bleached and worn, and the top was broken. The Bubble is not a rare shell, in fact they can be found all around the state of Florida, according to my reference book. […]Read More…
A hermit crab inside a crown conch shell while the snail is still inside makes me question what is going on here?Read More…