Top 10 Sanibel Sea Shells

By Jennifer Lonoff Schiff

How many of these top Sanibel seashells have you found?

junonia sea shell

scotch bonnet seashell
2. Scotch bonnet

lions paw seashell

alphabet cone seashell
4. Alphabet cone

wentletrap seashell
5. Wentletrap

kings crown conch seashell

gaudy nautica seashell
7. Gaudy nautica

lace murex seashell
8. Lace murex

giant horse conch seashell
9. Giant horse conch

worm shell
10. Worm shell

Learn about how Jennifer got started on her shell collecting journey in "Confessions of a Shellaholic."

This article appeared in the Beachcombing Magazine November/December 2019 issue.

Jennifer is the author of the Sanibel Island Mystery Series.

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