Fossil Program Activity Page

Can a Shell tell us about the past?

Find the modern shell that most closely matches your fossil and click on the picture to learn more.

Some Common Shells of the Georgia Coastline today:

Angel Wing Shell
Atlantic Surfclam
Olive Shell
Scallop Shell
Barnacle
Giant Cockle
Ribbed Muscle
Whelk
Drill Shell
Auger
Moonsnail
Slipper UnderneathSlipper Topside
Venus Shell
Quahog
Ark Shell
Spiny Jewelbox Single
Banded Tulip
Eastern Oyster
Periwinkle
Coral
Wormsnail
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