FASCIOLARIIDAE (Spindles)

Seashells

Fusinus colus (Distaff Spindle Whelk)

Spindles are carnivorous, usually feeding on bivalves and other snails. They are characterised by a long, slender anterior canal.

Photo: Robert Whyte

Fusinus colus (Distaff Spindle Whelk)

A pretty shell often photographed, common, often sold in shell collections.

Photo: Robert Whyte