Armed with beach bag, head down searching for fascinating seaside treasures.
Turritellidae – tower shells. An apt name for curly wurly shells scattered along the strandline of Blackpool beach. Each shell once the home of a sea snail.
Chondrichthyes – mermaid’s purse. Fairy-tale description for the crinkly egg case of the skate. It’s fishy hatchlings long since gone.