MUSSEL SHELLS FROM AROUND THE WORLD, POLISHED, MANY SIZES AND PRICES TO FIT ALL BUDGETS
MUSSEL SHELL PAIRS PURPLE POLISHED SHELL
Description The Purple Mussel Pair is a bivalve (mollusks that create top and bottom shell). Mussels are the most abundant of all bivalves. There are 250 species found world wide. The valves are thin, lack prominent teeth. The top and bottom shell is joined by a long ligament in the front half. Many mussel species have been a food source for centuries.
Habitat Indo-Pacific region stretching from the Indian Ocean to the northern Australian shores. They like to attach themselves to rocks or wooden marine objects.
PURPLE MUSSEL PAIR POLISHED SHELL TOP AND BOTTOM MATCHING BIVALVE SHELL SIZE AND PRICE
One Purple Mussel polished matching upper and lower pair of the bivalve 2 plus inches......$1.29
RAINBOW MUSSEL PAIR UPPER AND LOWER MATCHING SHELL OF THE BIVALVE
Description. These are bivalves. The mollusk (animal) creates a bottom and matching top shell. The shells are attached by a long ligament (quickly deteriorates after capture). The matching pair you receive will be held together by a light adhesive. These bivalves are found world wide. Mussels prefer a rocky shore line and like to affix themselves to solid fixtures by strands extending from their shell called byssus.
Listing picture The picture gives a good example of the Rainbow Mussel shape, markings and color.
One Rainbow Mussel pair matching top and bottom of the bivalve shell 6 plus inches......$6.30
Polished Golden Mussel Shell
Scientific name: limnoperna fortunei. Native to Indo_Pacific region just off Asian Coast. Have been introduced by accident to Eastern Pacific and may become an ecological problem if species continues to spread. Common color is golden or yellowish. Two thirds of population is typically female. Average life span is 2 to 3 years. Average size is 2 to 8 mm. These are bivales. We sell them as matching top and bottom shell, a whole shell
One Polished Golden Mussel 4 plus inches......$3.85