Identifying Pieces of Seashells Found on the Beach

Often I will pick up interesting pieces of seashells while beach-combing.  I’m getting better at identifying the pieces.  The more variety of shells I collect, the easier it becomes.  If the bit of shell baffles me at the seashore, I search it out in my favorite seashell book, or look through my seashell collection. Seashells […]

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sharks eye with hermit crab

Almost Got A Gorgeous Sharks Eye

The sharks eye seashell is easy to identify with it’s round, swirled shape. I have a few of them, but the big ones (they can be up to 3 inches across) are truly gorgeous. The shell is smooth and usually a gray-brown color. It’s a chunky round shell and I’m always on the lookout for […]

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boating florida

Our Little Boat Fishing Trip Looking For Keepers

Went out on the little boat yesterday and three of us tried our best to catch a keeper. If we wanted to eat a meal of catfish, we could easily have done so. I caught a couple of large cats when we stopped one of the backwater canals for a swim and then fished from […]

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Shells I Found on New Smyrna Beach

I took advice from the research I’ve done about shelling and pocketed some little seashells from my recent trip to New Smyrna Beach. I found living mollusks inside their shells, like this little shark’s eye shell, which I photographed and left alone.  There were only a few shells down by the water, so I did […]

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