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Spiny Oyster Shells

Left to Right: #1 Red Orange, #2 Red Orange, and #2 Purple

These Pacific spiny oyster shells are sold by the pound. The #1 shells have nicer color on the tops of the shells and are on average bigger than the #2 shells.

The red orange #1 shells are approximately 4" to 5" long and 4.25" to 6" wide. Each half shell weighs approximately 0.34 to 0.6 pounds each. Click HERE to see a size comparison with a Coke can.

The red orange #2 shells are approximately 4" to 4.5" long and 4" to 6" wide. Each half shell weighs approximately 0.24 pounds each. Click HERE to see a size comparison with a Coke can.

The purple #2 shells are approximately 7" long and 5.25" to 6" wide. Each half shell weighs approximately 0.62 to 0.76 pounds each. Click HERE to see a size comparison with a Coke can.

Order Code Description Price
R-1086-11 Spiny Oyster Shells: Red Orange #1 US$50.00 per pound
R-1086-12 Spiny Oyster Shells: Red Orange #2 US$30.00 per pound
R-1086-22 Spiny Oyster Shells: Purple #2 US$25.00 per pound

Genus and species: Spondylus princeps. Ranch.

This species is not endangered.  The shells are a by-product of the food industry and come from sustainable fisheries.

A U.S. Fish & Wildlife export permit is required for all exports outside of the U.S.

Product of Mexico