Surrounded!

2015/01/img_3506.jpg

The shell in the middle is a New England dog whelk, a common predatory mollusk in our local waters. They are often the cause of the small holes that we see bored through shells along the tide line. Can’t you just imagine the chatter from the coquina shells and mussel as they surround this specimen?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s