Sharks eye seashell

About the Shark’s Eye Seashell

One of my favorite seashells to come across is the Shark’s Eye. The slightly flattened, round shape makes it unmistakable, but often the shells I find are covered in mud and guck. Below is a Shark’s Eye crusted over with hard mud. The Shark’s Eye has the scientific name “Neverita duplicata” and is the family […]

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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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