All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

A sponge-bored shell 

I had always wondered why some shells had lots of little holes, like this one. The <em>Florida's Living Beaches</em> book explains it was once the attachment for a boring sponge which secreted an acid to make the holes. The lit...
A sponge-bored shell

I had always wondered why some shells had lots of little holes, like this one. The Florida's Living Beaches book explains it was once the attachment for a boring sponge which secreted an acid to make the holes. The little brown cylinders are Ghost Shrimp feces. The small hole is the shrimp's home.

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