collection of calico scallop shells

Scallop Shells Collected on the East Coast

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 […]

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scallop shells

Collecting the Popular Scallop Seashell

One of my favorite seafoods is scallops.  I never used to think much about their shell, until I began to find them along the beach. The scallop is rounded in shape with protruding flaps at the hinge area (they are bivalves).  Sometimes the flaps are similar in size and sometimes one is much larger than […]

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