Fig Seashells

Fig Seashells
Family: Ficidae. This small family consists of medium-to-small shells resembling the shape of a pear or a fig. Fig shells of this species are thin but generally strong. They have a subdued spiral ribbing and have subtle shades of light brown and beige.

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Graceful Fig Seashells A thin and rather fragile sea shell, fig sea shells feature elongated, pear-shaped bodies. They have a low spire with large body whorl. The base color is whitish or yellowish with with darker axial lines or irregular patches. Measures approx 3".

Seashell Classification:
  • Latin Name: Ficus gracilis
  • Family: Ficidae
  • Habitat: Found in the sand or mud of the infralittoral and sometimes in the circalittoral zone
  • Province: Throughout warm water regions of the world
  • $0.89 More information about this seashell item
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    Subintermedia Fig Seashells Also known as the underlined fig sea shell. A thin and rather fragile sea shell, fig sea shells feature elongated, pear-shaped bodies. They have a low spire with large body whorl. The base color is whitish or yellowish with with darker axial lines or irregular patches. This seashell is common to sandy mud areas offshore in the Indo-Pacific region. $0.69 More information about this seashell item
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