Hi there, I'm trying to identify some shells in my collection, and in this picture a see a few. If anyone could help me out, that would be great! Okay, so what I have is the white tube in the upper-right hand corner, the grey shells right underneath the abalones, the round cap-like shells in the bottom row, and the pearly-white shells just above the abalones on the right hand side. If anyone can identify any of these shells, please let me know. - Joyce Bridget
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Charles Darwin: a life in pictures
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