Knobbed Whelk

Georgia State Seashell

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Knobbed whelk seashell

Knobbed whelk seashell on the beach; photo by vmpyr_davidon on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative )

Knobbed Whelk

Georgia designated the beautiful knobbed whelk as the official state seashell in 1987. The knobbed whelk is a marine snail shell found on Georgia's shoreline (out to 30 feet of water).

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Images

Live knobbed whelk; photo by f_iodinea on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution).

Live knobbed whelk

Videos

SeaTalk - Whelks

Knobbed Whelk