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


scallop shell
barnacle
cockle
ribbed muscle
whelk
drill shell
auger

slipper underneathslipper topside
venus shell
quahog
ark shell
spiny jewelbox single
banded tulip
Eastern Oyster
Periwinkle
coral
wormsnail
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