Large and distinctive, Lightning whelks grow up to 16 inches long. Lightning whelks were used by early island natives for boh food and tools, most commonly as lamps. This species has a left-handed or sinistral shell.
Counch ShellsJunonia ShellsLightning Whelk ShellsCockle ShellsTulip Banded ShellsSand Dollar ShellsOlive Shells Murek ShellsCoquinas ShellsCerith ShellsWorm Snail ShellsSpotted Slipper ShellsLimpetsTurkey Wing ShellsWentletrapsCalico Scallop ShellsFlorida Spiny JewelboxJingle Shells
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