Facts about Sea Shells

Find the most interesting facts about Sea Shells including the different types of seashells and places to find the best sea shell pictures on the web.

A shell is a hard outer layer that an animal in the sea creates to protect itself and it actually becomes part of the sea life’s body. Millions of people pick up sea shells that have washed up on the beach because the animal has passed away or eaten by a fish or some other type of sea life. Many people like to use sea shells to place in bowls or vases around a beach house, and in the bathroom as they make for good decoration. Amazingly, at one time, Seashells were used for trade and used for counting in currency.

View our list of the different types of Sea Shells:

Nautilus
Helmet
lions paw
Pecten Scallop
Black Murex
Venus Comb
Cowrie
Cone
Clams
Crown Conch
Angel Wings
Conch
Wentletrap
Pearl Troca
Spider Conch
Pink Murex
Miter
Unicorn
Great Scallop
Ramosus
Tun
Turban
Murex
Mother of Pearl
Spindle
Sundial
Voluta Noblis
Muffin Snail
Fox
Cup Scallop
Gray Bonnet
White Spindle
Snail
Fiber Conch
Tiger Cowrie
Starfish
Brain Coral
Sand Dollar
Sand Pancake
Sea Urchin
Spiny Urchin
Sea Biscuit

View pictures of these Sea Shells today.

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