CANARIUM SHELLS OF THE INDO-PACIFIC

Canarium Shells  8/4/13
9/26/13

Canarium Shell

  • Canariums belong to the conch shell family. They are a thick heavy shell with a pear like shape. Canariums have a flared outer lip. The spire is short with a sharply pointed apex. The body whorl is rounded and either smooth or ornamented with spire grooves and ridges. Its outer lip has a thickened edge and a shallow stromboid notch. The columella is straight and thickly callused. Color is white, cream or brown with darker streaks. Most species are found across the Indo-Pacific region, living on near shore sandy floor seas.


  • U1-9


  • One hand selected Canarium Shell 2 inches or less...... .19



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