Knobbed Whelk


Fine art illustration of a California Cone. The print is hand-signed by the artist and is guaranteed to arrive in perfect condition. The reproduction of this original pen and ink drawing is done on high quality acid-free archival paper. Call 1 800-913-7906 for more information or to order by phone. Click here for shipping info.

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Knobbed Whelk
Knobbed Whelk line art illustration (click image to enlarge)
Knobbed Whelk
Knobbed Whelk full color illustration (click image to enlarge)

Price: $14.95

Availability: In Stock


Knobbed Whelk Art Print

  • Signed & numbered limited edition
  • Printed on acid-free archival paper
  • Available in 8"x10" or 11"x14"
  • Choose either B&W or Color
  • Affordable quality wildlife artwork
  • Item ships within 1-2 days

A high res digital version of this image may be purchased and downloaded. The artwork may also be licensed for commercial use such as advertising, packaging, displays and other printed materials.

  • Class: Gastropoda
  • Order: Buccinoidea
  • Family: Buccinidae
  • Genus: Busycon
  • Species: B. carica

Artist's notes:

The Knobbed Whelk was completed on 7.13.2012. I have been meaning to add more shells to the image library, and the 50 State Project (drawing all official state animals of the USA) gave me the perfect opportunity to do just that, as several of the states on the coast have state shells. I loved drawing this wonderful gastropod and look forward to adding more in the near future.

Information about the Knobbed Whelk:

The Knobbed Whelk is a very large species of sea snail native to the coastal areas of North America from Cape Cod down to northern Florida. It is especially common on the coasts of Georgia. This mollusk lives subtidally, moving from shallow to deep water, depending on the time of year. It is a predatory sea snail, and hunts other gastropods for food. The shell is especially lovely and ranges from white and pale pink to darker shades of reds, yellows and purple. It is the official shell of both the states of New Jersey and Georgia.

Knobbed Whelk Decal

Knobbed Whelk Art decal
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  • Available in sizes from 6" up to 60"
  • Made of tough, tear resistant, silk-like cloth
  • Re-usable and repositionable
  • Will not leave a mark or damage walls

Knobbed Whelk Art T-Shirt $29.95

Knobbed Whelk Art T-Shirt
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  • 100% cotton
  • Hanes Authentic
  • Preshrunk and durable

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