TROCA SHELLS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Troca Shells

  • 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

  • HH1-6

  • Troca Maculata shell 2 3/8 inches or more........ .95



  • Pearl Troca Shell 1/12/13

    Pearl Troca Shell

  • E2-17

  • One Pearl Troca shell 1 7/8 inches or more.......$3.89K



  • E0-17

  • One Pearl Troca Shell 2 6/8 inches or more...... OUT OF STOCK



  • Anaconda Troca Shell 1/12/13

    ANACONDA TOP SHELL

  • N2-12

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



  • Troca Natural Shell 1/12/13

    Troca Natural Shell

  • Q1-10

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



  • Natural Trochus  1/12/13

    Natural Trochus top shell

  • WW0-10

  • One Natural Trochus shell 7/8 inch or less...... .19


  • Red Stripe Trocus  1/12/13

    RED STRIPE top shells

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



  • W1-10

  • One Red Stripe Trocus 1 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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