The Odd Little Limpet Shell

The Limpet shell is quite different than what you think of as a “sea shell”.   It is round or oval and cone shaped, like a little volcano or pointed hat, or they can also be almost flat.  Their shape is influenced by their habitat.  The ones that live where there is more wave action have […]

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A Little About the Common Auger Shell

The common Atlantic Auger is also called the Florida auger, and Eastern auger.  It is a small, thin shell that looks tightly twisted and comes to a point. They are found from Virginia to Brazil and are small, growing to about 2 inches in length. The name “auger” comes from their resemblance to the mechanical […]

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