Tag Archives: Shells

King Helmet Shell

 Eve finds and takes a closer look at a spectacular King Helmet shell while snorkeling off Babalua beach a while ago. They have a thick, glossy “shield” on the inside of the aperture on the bottom of the shell. This … Continue reading

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Sunrise Tellin Shell

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Tiny shells

A beach walk on one of the south side beaches and a beautiful discovery………….thousands of tiny shells deposited in a large pile on the sand by the ocean.    Happy shelling in the Turks and Caicos Islands!   Marta   http://www.harbourclubvillas.com

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Bonefish Point Sandbar

We both had family visiting so it was an opportunity to take a leisurely run out to the sand bar at Bonefish Point. We took off from our marina at Harbour Club Villas. There’s a deep water channel ( 12 feet … Continue reading

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Rocky Shoreline

Yesterday’s boat trip to South West Harbour Bluff at low tide gave me an opportunity to explore the rocky shore line close to the pirates cave and Osprey Rock. I took photos of these tiny shells clinging onto the rocks … Continue reading

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King Helmet Shell

Piles of conch shells lie in the waters by Da Conch Shack in Blue Hills. In amongst them there were a few King Helmet Shells which seem to be much rarer than the Queen Conchs. I’m noticing more and more of … Continue reading

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Conch Shell

Blue Hills is another of my favourite areas where there’s always something great to photograph. These guys were on the beach by Da Conch Shack selling conch shells that they had cleaned. Marta   http://www.harbourclubvillas.com

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Conch wall

Heading home from the beach along the Lower Bight Road just past King’s Town, we saw this spectacular wall. It was local island stonework topped off with conch shells. Have a look when your next in the Bight area. This … Continue reading

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Snorkeling

Malcolm Roads beach is a spectacular stretch of sand with some pretty good snorkeling. Tina found all kinds of tiny shells and bits of coral right close to the shoreline.  

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Shells

When you are out exploring the North West Point area of Providenciales, look for these neat snails in the rock pools along the shoreline. They are found among intertidal rocks and are a small white shell with black zebra-like stripes.   … Continue reading

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