Seashells of New England: A Beachcomber's Guide

Seashells of New England: A Beachcomber's Guide

By: Sandy Allison (author), David Scheirer (illustrator), J. Duane Sept (contributor)Paperback

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Identify just about any seashell found on New England beaches, from southern Connecticut to northern Maine. Beautiful illustrations and straightforward descriptive text help readers identify 70 different seashells, and learn a little bit about them.Expert information offered in an appealing format for beachcombers, amateur naturalists, and anyone else who loves the beach.

About Author

David Scheirerm specializes in natural history subjects and has shown in juried exhibitions throughout the Northeast, including a solo show as part of Maine Audubon's Project Puffin, in Rockport. He sells his artwork through his websites. His Instagram feed has some 1800 followers. He lives near Frederick, Maryland.


Coiled Snails Spiral Margarite Northern Rosy Margarite Northern Lacuna Common Periwinkle Smooth Periwinkle Rough Periwinkle Common Purple Sea-Snail Humphreys Wentletrap Brown-band Wentletrap Striate Cup-and-Saucer Convex Slippersnail Common Atlantic Slippersnail Eastern White Slippersnail American Pelicanfoot Shark Eye Northern Moonsnail Northern Spotted Moonsnail Miniature Moonsnail Atlantic Dogwinkle Well-ribbed Dovesnail Greedy Dovesnail Lunar Dovesnail Waved Whelk Ten-ridged Whelk Knobbed Whelk Channeled Whelk Bruised Nassa Three-lined Basketsnail Eastern Mud Snail Solitary Bubble Snail Eastern Melampus Limpets Diluvian Puncturella Tortoiseshell Limpet Clams & Bivalves File Yoldia Atlantic Awningclam Transverse Ark Blood Ark Blue Mussel Northern Horsemussel Ribbed Mussel Common Jingle Eastern Oyster Atlantic Bay Scallop Atlantic Sea Scallop Cross-hatched Lucine Northern Cyclocardia Wavy Astarte Smooth Astarte Morton's Egg Cockle Atlantic Surfclam Dwarf Surfclam Arctic Wedgeclam Atlantic Razor-Clam Atlantic Jackknife-Clam Northern Dwarf-Tellin Baltic Macoma Stout Tagelus Purplish Tagelus Queen Quahog Northern Quahog False Quahog False Angelwing Softshell-Clam Arctic Hiatella Atlantic Mud Piddock Angelwing Great Piddock Glassy Lyonsia Gould's Pandora Finding Seashells Where to Look

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781493027897
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9781493027897
  • weight: 181
  • ISBN10: 1493027891

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