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shell id help
11-11-2007, 02:37 PM,
shell id help
I am looking to id a shell we find while on a cruise to the caribean.  it is clam like, about 2 inches by 1 inch. It is a translucent milky white witha "sunburst" pattern of yellow alternating to orange/pink from it's hinge point.  Thank you for your help to ID this shell
Scott Rupp

11-12-2007, 02:34 PM,
shell id help
That is it.  Thank you for your help.
Scott Rupp
11-12-2007, 03:49 PM,
shell id help
Sounds like a Sunrise Tellin, Tellina radiata. Compare it to these pictures:

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If that isn't it I'll try to think of something else that fits.  <span class="petit">--Last edited by Paul Monfils on 2007-11-13 06:22:55 --</span>

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