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 shell 1/12/13

      Troca Maculata Shells



    • H1-6

    • Troca Maculata shell 2 1/2 to 3 inch........ .95



    Pearl Troca Shell 1/12/13

      Pearl Troca Shell



    • E2-17

    • One Pearl Troca shell 2 to 2 1/2 inch.......$3.87K



    • E0-17

    • One Pearl Troca Shell 3 plus inches...... OUT OF STOCK



    Anaconda Troca Shell 1/12/13

      ANACONDA TOP SHELL



    • N2-12

    • One Anaconda Top Shell 2 to 2 1/2 inch......$3



    Troca Natural Shell 1/12/13

      Troca Natural Shell size and price



    • Q1-10

    • One Natural Troca Shell 3/4 or less inches..... .03



    Natural Trochus  1/12/13

      Natural Trochus top shell



    • WW0-10

    • One Natural Trochus shell 7/8 inch or less...... .17



    Red Stripe Trocus  1/12/13

      RED STRIPE top shells size and price



    • Red Stripe Trocus can vary from stripes of redish brown to grey-white stripes and dashes.



    • W1-10

    • One Red Stripe Trocus 6/8 inch or less...... .11



    Silver Troca Shell 1/12/13

      Silver Troca Shells



    • I1-6

    • One Silver Troca shell 2 to 2 1/2 inches....... $1.50



    Green Trocas Polished  1/12/13 K1-6

      GREEN POLISHED TROCA SHELLS



    • K1-6

    • One Green Polished Troca 2 to 2 1/2 inch.....$1.39



    Elongated Troca 1/12/13

      ELONGATED TROCA SHELL

    • E0-9

    • One Elongated Troca Shell 1 to 1 1/2 inch...... OUT OF STOCK



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