The Official State Shell of New York: Bay Scallop. Photo by Hirurg.
Sure, you might know your official state flower … or state bird … or state nickname. But do you know your Official State Shell?
Trivia fans may know that 14 of our country’s 23 coastal states have an officially designated “State Shell.” As example, the Horse Conch was adopted as Florida’s state shell in 1969.
To see if your home state made the list, scroll through the Travel Channel’s slideshow here. And for a very interesting article on the subject, click here!