An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland.

Commercial, Collectors and Craft Shell Images
Roll the cursor over the species name below to view a typical image for that species on the right. Click on the species name below to view further images and information for it.

Haliotis laevigata
- Smooth Australian Abalone, Paua or Sea Opal

Cypraea tigris - Tiger Cowrie

Giant Clams
Hippopus hippopus
- Bear Paw Clam, Horse's Hoof Clam or Strawberry Clam

Tridacna maxima - Elongated Giant Clam
Tridacna squamosa
- Squamosa, Fluted, Scaly or Scaled Giant Clam

Commercial Collectors Craft Shell Images UK