Common Tusk Shell (Dentalium entalis)

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Common Tusk Shell

An ivory white shell like an elephants tusk, slightly curved, up to 1½ inches long and ⅙ inch wide, with an opening at both ends. More common in the north of Britain than the south.

Found at Old Colwyn, Colwyn Bay.