lightning whelk mollusk shell

The Lighting Whelk Has a Unique Feature

The lightning whelk seashell (Busycon sinistrum) lives anywhere along the coastline of Florida. When I visited Sanibel Island there were many living whelks just offshore. I live on the East coast of Florida and have also found many lightning whelks – small ones – with hermit crabs inside. Don’t collect shells which are inhabited by […]

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