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Identification Help
06-22-2012, 09:56 PM,
Identification Help
I need some help in identifying (if possible) some of these shells I collected on the NW coast of Florida last week.  If one or more is unidentifiable, please tell me. I understand that their condition is poor, but I just want to know for myself what kind of shell each is. Thanks!

Haley N.

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06-22-2012, 11:21 PM,
Re: Identification Help
Hello Haley,

The upper left shell is an egg cockle, scientific name Laevicardium laevigatum.
Upper right is a Florida fighting conch, Strombus alatus.
Lower right is probably another fighting conch, but too worn to be certain.
Likewise for lower left.
06-23-2012, 02:42 PM,
Re: Identification Help
Thank you so much, Paul!


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