juvenile horse conch shell

Small Seashells Can Be Tricky to Identify

Whenever I have found a longish little brown shell out in the backwater shallows, I have assumed it was a baby horse conch. After studying my “Florida’s Living Beaches” book I see that I must have been wrong in some cases. I will go back through my blog posts to see if I have mis-named […]

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Identifying Similar Small Shells on Sanibel Island

I don’t live on Sanibel Island and I haven’t even visited the Island in Florida for almost 20 years, but fortunately I know of a great blogger who lives there and shares her shelling knowledge with the world. Recently she posted some photos of four small, similar-looking seashells that she had collected from the beach […]

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