TROCA SHELLS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Troca Shells description.
- Troca's are top shells. scientific name: Trochidae. This is a large family of shells found world wide. The shells are spiral to conical shape and vary from low to tall and slender. They range from less than 1/2 inch to over 6 inches in size.
- The shells exterior are variable and may be smooth, glossy or sculptured. All trocas have a pearly interior and a horny operculum consisting of many turns.
- Trocas are herbivores and use their radulae to feed on algae and vegetable detritus.
- Sexes are separate and in some species the females are larger than the males. The two sexes position close to each other releasing eggs and sperm; fertilizing instantly. The eggs can be produced singly or in large strings or masses. The larvae free swimming stage is short lived.
Troca Maculata Shells
- Troca Maculata shell 2 1/2 to 3 inch........ .95
One Pearl Troca shell 2 to 2 1/2 inch.......$3.87K
One Pearl Troca Shell 3 plus inches...... OUT OF STOCK
ANACONDA TOP SHELL
- One Anaconda Top Shell 2 to 2 1/2 inch......$3
Troca Natural Shell size and price
- One Natural Troca Shell 3/4 or less inches..... .03
Natural Trochus top shell
- One Natural Trochus shell 7/8 inch or less...... .17
RED STRIPE top shells size and price
- Red Stripe Trocus can vary from stripes of redish brown to grey-white stripes and dashes.
- One Red Stripe Trocus 6/8 inch or less...... .11
One Silver Troca shell 2 to 2 1/2 inches....... $1.50
GREEN POLISHED TROCA SHELLS
- One Green Polished Troca 2 to 2 1/2 inch.....$1.39
One Elongated Troca Shell 1 to 1 1/2 inch...... OUT OF STOCK