Thursday, 19 March 2009

Shell collecting, literally

Digitate Thorny Oyster - Spondylus ictericus (Reeve, 1856)

Atlantic Thorny Oyster - Spondylus americanus (Hermann, 1781)

Regal Thorny Oyster - Spondylus regius (Linnaeus, 1758)

Jacksonville Shells

Now playing on iTunes: Cole Porter - The Tale of the Oyster
via FoxyTunes


Pigtown-Design said...

I still have a scar on my hand from an oyster shucking indicent decades ago. i can't even imagine the damage these would cause!

Renee Finberg said...

i have seen some beautiful shell collections.
these are really good looking.

i have also seen beautiful detailed ink & watercolor