Seashell Guide

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This is a guide to the sea shells of Wales. Good beaches for shell-collecting are the appropriately named Shell Island, south of Harlech in Gwynedd, Ynyslas (North Point), Bullwell Bay in Pembrokeshire, Tenby South Beach, Ginst Point in Carmarthenshire and Swansea Bay.
Work still in progress on these pages - more will be added as I find them.
Helical Shells
Large Necklace ShellLarge Necklace Shell Common WhelkCommon Whelk Common WinkleCommon Winkle Flat WinkleFlat Winkle Dog WhelkDog Whelk Netted Dog WhelkNetted Dog Whelk Sting WinkleSting Winkle Grey Top ShellGrey Top Shell Painted Top ShellPainted Top Shell Purple Top ShellPurple Top Shell Thick Top ShellThick Top Shell Tower ShellTower Shell Needle ShellNeedle Shell Acteon ShellActeon Shell
Bivalves
CockleCockle Dog CockleDog Cockle Prickly CocklePrickly Cockle Norwegian CockleNorwegian Cockle Oval PiddockOval Piddock White PiddockWhite Piddock Pullet Carpet ShellPullet Carpet Shell Cross-cut Carpet ShellCross-cut Carpet Shell Common MusselCommon Mussel Otter ShellOtter Shell Sand GaperSand Gaper Rayed ArtemisRayed Artemis Smooth ArtemisSmooth Artemis Blunt TellinBlunt Tellin Warty VenusWarty Venus Striped VenusStriped Venus Edible OysterEdible Oyster King ScallopKing Scallop Queen ScallopQueen Scallop Variegated ScallopVariegated Scallop Tiger ScallopTiger Scallop Saddle OysterSaddle Oyster Iceland CyprinaIceland Cyprina Smooth ClamSmooth Clam Thick Trough ShellThick Trough Shell Cut Trough ShellCut Trough Shell Rayed Trough ShellRayed Trough Shell Peppery Furrow ShellPeppery Furrow Shell Banded Wedge ShellBanded Wedge Shell Faroe Sunset ShellFaroe Sunset Shell Thin TellinThin Tellin Baltic TellinBaltic Tellin Bean TellinBean Tellin Pod RazorPod Razor RazorRazor Curved RazorCurved Razor
Everything Else
Common LimpetCommon Limpet Slipper LimpetSlipper Limpet Cowrie ShellCowrie Shell European CowrieEuropean Cowrie