This species is known as the Sea-spiders or Scorpion-shells.

Pteroceras Lambis (Linnaeus)

This species is known as the Sea-spiders or Scorpion-shells.

This species is known as the Sea-spiders or Scorpion-shells.

Pteroceras Millepeda (Linnaeus)

This species is known as the Sea-spiders or Scorpion-shells.

This species is known as the Sea-spiders or Scorpion-shells.

Pteroceras Scorpio (Linnaeus)

This species is known as the Sea-spiders or Scorpion-shells.

"The Purpuras have a classical name and history, having furnished the Greeks and Romans with the brilliant purple coloring matter which was reserved for the mantles of patricians and princes."

Purpura Consul.

"The Purpuras have a classical name and history, having furnished the Greeks and Romans with the brilliant…

"Cuttlefish are probably the most interesting animals of [the cephalopoda] order. They live for five or six years, and lay eggs, which are large and generally found in clusters, and are known to fishermen as sea-grapes."

Sepia Officinalis (Linnaeus)

"Cuttlefish are probably the most interesting animals of [the cephalopoda] order. They live for five…

An upclose view of the arm of a Sepia Tuberculosa.

Arm of Sepia Tuberculosa (Lamarck)

An upclose view of the arm of a Sepia Tuberculosa.

Elegant shells ribbed and mottled with various colors. They grow by additins made to the edge.

Pecten Shell

Elegant shells ribbed and mottled with various colors. They grow by additins made to the edge.

Numerous mussels shells packed tightly together.

Mussel Shells

Numerous mussels shells packed tightly together.

Ocean shells that typically bear beautiful pearls.

Pearl Shells

Ocean shells that typically bear beautiful pearls.

"The Angel-winged is shown [here]. It is veined with stripes of white and red, and comes from the coasts of Asia and America."

Strombus Gallus (Linn.)

"The Angel-winged is shown [here]. It is veined with stripes of white and red, and comes from the coasts…

"The <em>Strombus</em> is a peculiar genus, belonging to the equatorial seas. Some of these attain great size."

Shell of Strombus Gigas

"The Strombus is a peculiar genus, belonging to the equatorial seas. Some of these attain great…

"The <em>Strombus</em> is a peculiar genus, belonging to the equatorial seas. Some of these attain great size."

Strombus Gigas (Linnaeus), with the animal

"The Strombus is a peculiar genus, belonging to the equatorial seas. Some of these attain great…

"The genus <em>Triton</em> is classed next to the genus <em>Murex</em>. The shell is irregularly covered with swelling excrescences, scattered all over the surface."

Triton Anus (Lamarck)

"The genus Triton is classed next to the genus Murex. The shell is irregularly covered…

"The genus <em>Triton</em> is classed next to the genus <em>Murex</em>. The shell is irregularly covered with swelling excrescences, scattered all over the surface."

Triton Iotorium (Linnaeus)

"The genus Triton is classed next to the genus Murex. The shell is irregularly covered…

"The Volutes live in the sands near the shore; sometimes they are found high and dry, left by the retreating tide."

Voluta Cymbium (Linnaeus)

"The Volutes live in the sands near the shore; sometimes they are found high and dry, left by the retreating…

"The Volutes live in the sands near the shore; sometimes they are found high and dry, left by the retreating tide."

Voluta Delessertii (Petit)

"The Volutes live in the sands near the shore; sometimes they are found high and dry, left by the retreating…

"The Volutes live in the sands near the shore; sometimes they are found high and dry, left by the retreating tide."

Voluta Imperialis (Lamarck)

"The Volutes live in the sands near the shore; sometimes they are found high and dry, left by the retreating…

"The Volutes live in the sands near the shore; sometimes they are found high and dry, left by the retreating tide."

Voluta Musica (Linn.)

"The Volutes live in the sands near the shore; sometimes they are found high and dry, left by the retreating…

"The Volutes live in the sands near the shore; sometimes they are found high and dry, left by the retreating tide."

Voluta Scapha (Gmel.)

"The Volutes live in the sands near the shore; sometimes they are found high and dry, left by the retreating…

"The Volutes live in the sands near the shore; sometimes they are found high and dry, left by the retreating tide."

Voluta Undulata (Lamarck)

"The Volutes live in the sands near the shore; sometimes they are found high and dry, left by the retreating…

"The Volutes live in the sands near the shore; sometimes they are found high and dry, left by the retreating tide."

Voluta Vexillum (Chem.)

"The Volutes live in the sands near the shore; sometimes they are found high and dry, left by the retreating…

"The lowest division of articulate animals is the Crustacea. Their name signifies a hard crust of covering, with which the animals are protected."

Zoea Taurus

"The lowest division of articulate animals is the Crustacea. Their name signifies a hard crust of covering,…