channeled whelk maybe

A Little Spiral Whelk Shell I Can’t Identify

I came across this little shell a few years ago while walking the flats at low tide on the Indian River. A hermit crab was inside, which is the norm for this area, so I took a few quick (and not very good) photos and moved on. But it did not match the usual selection […]

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ark shell

Pictures of Seashells on Beaches

Why is it that we enjoy seeing pictures of seashells on beaches? One guess would be that we dream of walking along a deserted beach, either all alone or with a special love, and come across a fabulous shell. It makes the walk all that much better, right? The beaches I walk are mostly deserted, […]

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Behind a small island in Mosquito Lagoon

Wild Hermit Crabs You May See in Florida

If you have read this blog at all, chances are you’ve heard me “complain” about all the hermit crabs I find that have taken up residency inside empty seashells I would love to collect. Well, I do understand that the shells are needed for these creatures to survive, and I take photos rather than collect. […]

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channeled whelk

Amazingly Detailed Spire of the Channeled Whelk

Some days spent out on the water can be so worth it. When I found this little channeled whelk on an island beach, it made my day….! I took loads of photos to capture the memory, and decided to share some of them here. This is not a shell I see regularly in my area, […]

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Yacht on the ICW

A Little Drama in Mosquito Lagoon

It was too windy and we should not have taken a long trip down to Mosquito Lagoon. Unfortunately the weather in Florida is unpredictable and once you are out on the water, anything is possible. The wind creates waves which make the water choppy and gives us a bumpy ride. A little bit of that […]

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