Sea Shells

Northern Quahog

Northern Quahog Mercenaria mercenaria Also Known As: clam hard-shelled clam littleneck clam Conservation Status: Not Listed Size: Shell can be between 2-6 inches long. Weigh between 1 to 2 kilograms. Range: Eastern coast of North America. Habitat: Mudflats, sand flats; … Read More

Pink or Queen Conch

Pink or Queen Conch Strombus gigas Also Known As: Queen Conch Conservation Status: Not endangered, but protected by law Size: Can be up to 12 inches in length. Range: Florida to the Caribbean. Habitat: Lives in the sand of warm … Read More

Red Abalone

Red Abalone Haliotis rufescens Conservation Status: Not endangered, but protected by law Size: Shell can be between 8-12 inches long. Weigh between 1 to 2 kilograms. Range: West coast of North America. Habitat: Rocky areas, attached underneath rocks; water up … Read More