Anchored at Three Sisters in January

Second Stop on Our January Boating Trip – Three Sisters

Once we finished up at our first stop (read that post here), we boated up to Three Sisters which is a small group of mangrove islands in the backwater area of the Indian River. The tide was going out, which is my favorite time to beach-comb. We parked in behind the island and I searched […]

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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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New Photos, Mom and Baby Lightning Whelk Shells

Not too long ago I was going through my seashell collection and came across this little shell again. The one pictured on the right in this picture to the left. I never knew what it was and then suddenly it hit me – a juvenile lightning whelk! I knew because I finally looked long enough […]

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