SPONDYLUS (Spiny Oysters)

Approximately 95 species in this fascinating family. Most live in deeper water so a collector needs to snorkel/scuba dive or buy from fishing boats to collect them. They come in a stunning range of colors, shapes and sizes as can be seen from this small collection.

 

Spondylus aurispinae - 94.1mm, F+++, Brazil, $300

STUNNING!!!

 

 

Spondylus aurispinae - 108.9mm, F++, Brazil, $180

BIG BEAUTY!!!

 

Spondylus regius - 114mm, F++, Philippines. $40 sold

BEAUTIFUL ORANGE SPECIMEN!!!

 

Spondylus regius - 128mm, F++, Philippines. $50

BIG BEAUTY!!!

 

Spondylus regius - 117.3mm, F++, Philippines. $30

EXCEPTIONAL SPECIMEN!!!

 

Spondylus varians - 128x124mm, F++, Philippines. $30

STUNNING BIG BEAUTIES!!!

Spondylus regius - 120mm, F++, Philippines.$28

BIG SPECIMEN!!!

Spondylus regius - 99mm, F++, Philippines.$28 sold

NICE PINK SPECIMEN!!!

Spondylus regius - 106mm, F++, Philippines. Very spiny. $25 sold

FANTASTIC SPINES!!!

Spondylus regius - 97mm, F++, Philippines. $28

BEAUTIFUL COLOR & SPINES!!!

Spondylus regius - 115mm, F++, Philippines. Fantastic spines. $35

Spondylus regius - 91mm, F++, Philippines. Fantastic spines. $35 sold

BEAUTIFUL SPECIMEN!!!

Spondylus cuneus - 112mm, F++, Philippines. $12

BIG!!!

Spondylus plurispinosus - 100mm, F++, Philippines. $15 sold
Spondylus plurispinosus - 110mm, F++, Philippines. $12 sold
Spondylus virgineus - 78mm, F+++, Philippines. $10
Spondylus virgineus - 92mm, F+++, Philippines. $10
Spondylus virgineus - 100mm, F+++, Philippines. $15
Spondylus virgineus - 100mm, F+++, Philippines. $15

Spondylus sinensis - 90mm, F++, Philippines. $15 sold

STUNNING COLOR!!!

Spondylus butleri - 92mm, F+++, Philippines. $10 sold
Spondylus butleri - 101.1mm, F++, Philippines. $15
Spondylus fragum - 96mm, F+++, Philippines. $10
Spondylus barbatus - 85mm, F+++, Philippines. $12
Spondylus spinosus - 59mm, F++, Philippines. $10
Spondylus versicolor - 75.5mm, F++, Philippines. $10

Spondylus versicolor - 79mm, F++, Philippines. $20 sold

UNCOMMON COLOR FORM!!!

Spondylus versicolor - 48mm, F+++, Philippines. $6
Spondylus squamosus - 92mm, F+++, Philippines. $15
Spondylus darwini - 65mm, F+++, Philippines. $15
Spondylus lamarcki - 78mm, F+++, Philippines. $12
Spondylus princeps - 73mm, F++, Panama. $20
Spondylus princeps - 64mm, F++, Panama. $12

Spondylus princeps - 96mm, F+++, Panama. $30 sold

SUPERB SPECIMEN!!!

Spondylus butleri - 88mm, F++, Philippines. $12

Spondylus butleri - 68mm, F++, Philippines. $10 sold

BRIGHT ORANGE SPECIMEN!!

Spondylus sp. - 70mm, F++, New South Wales. $15

BICOLOR!!!

Spondylus visayensis - 68mm, F++, Philippines. $40

FANTASTIC SPECIMEN!!!

Spondylus visayensis - 66mm, F++, Philippines. $50

UNUSUAL COLOR!!!

Spondylus violaceus - 63mm, F++, Philippines. $12

Spondylus violaceus - 56mm, F+++, Philippines. $10 sold

GREAT SPINES!!!

Spondylus violaceus - 59mm, F+++, Philippines. $10
Spondylus violaceus - 54mm, F+++, Philippines. $10
Spondylus violaceus - 54mm, F+++, Philippines. $15

Spondylus occidens - 52mm, F++, Philippines. Deep water, very fine spines with dainty light pink tones. $20 sold

UNCOMMON SPECIES!!!!

Spondylus occidens - 54mm, F++, Philippines. $20
Spondylus sp. - 64mm, F+++, Philippines. $8
Spondylus rostratus - 40mm, F+++, Philippines. $12

 

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Fiji
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