SPINDLE SHELLS ARE THE ELEGANT SHAPED TROPICAL SHELL COVETED BY MANY COLLECTORS
White Spindle Shells
Spindles Family Fusinidae are as described, spindle shaped, elegant shells. All are elongated, with a many whorled spire (the coiled part of a gastropod apart from the body whorl that generally tapers to a point), a long straight siphonal canal and a smooth columella.
Spindles have ornamental features which includes strong tubercles and vertical folds, spiral ribs and ridges inside the aperture. Some shells are long, thick and heavy, a few have left-handed spiral.
Spindles are sea snails and live on sandy bottom sea floors among rocks and coral debris. They are carnivorous and prey on other small sea creatures.
One White Spindle shell 3 to 4 inches ...... .99
One White Spindle shell 4 to 6 inches ......$1.95
One White Spindle Shell 6 to approximately 6 3/8 inches ......$2.75