Perwinkles - common on rocky shores in most parts of the world
Scallops - most common along Atlantic shores and prefer shallow water
Venus Clam - over 400 species found all over the world
Giant Clam - Largest shelled mollusk 2' - 4'
Whelk - known to both Artic and Tropical waters - Knobbed Whelk is the state shell of New Jersey and is the largest shell found in the region 4" - 9"
Tulip Shell -typical of southeast United States - best known is Florida Horse Conch 1' - 2'
Mollusks (clams, snails, squids)
Anthropods (insects on land, shrimp, lobsters, and crabs in the ocean)
Enchinoderms (sea stars and sea cucumbers)
Many sea critters have not been identified.