Wales Beach Guide

Pullet Carpet Shell
Venerupis pullastraFound at : Tenby South Beach

Yellowish-white to greyish-brown shell, rhomboidal shape with concentric growth rings and fine radial lines. Yellow or reddish-brown markings similar colour to hen's, hence the name. Thick shell, inside glossy white, often with purplish markings to one side. Up to 2 inches.