This Marlinspike shell has been cut to create an elegant winding pattern around its entire length.
MARLIN SPIKE - MARLINSPIKE
Terebra maculata Linnaeus
This shell is lustrous and graceful in form. Its aperture is long and its body whorl spacious. The Marlinspike shell is a light peach cream with brown dashes in color. Because of the pointed shape of this shell, it became a tool for boring holes.