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Trochus





Trochus niloticus

The commonly found commercial trochus shell is harvested from the shallow reefs of the Indo-pacific region.
Ocean Shell are the worlds largest supplier from the Pacific region, shipping in excess of 700 tonnes annually to shell button and blanking factories.

Supplied by:


  1. - FCL quantities of up to 20,000 from Tahiti, New Caledonia, Wallis & Futuna, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Australia
  2. Quality:


  3. Standard Pacific mix is 8-12cm - no dead shells.
  4. - A grade little or no worm
  5. - B Grade worm on 2 rings
  6. - C Grade worm on all rings
  7. - Trochus scrap supplied for bead making and shell chip production


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Pacific Trochus Mix
Trochus Drying
Quality Evaluation
Sudanese Trochus
Packing to 40 or 50KG Bags
Sudanese Mix
Trochus Scrap
Pacific Mix
New Caledonian Trochus
A Grade
Sudanese Base or Ten
Sio or Salt Buildup
Polished Trochus
Trochus Round Beads
Trochus Bamboo Beads
Smoked Trochus Donut
Smoked Trochus Chunk
Smoked Carved Dolphin
Assorted Beads
Trochus Rice Bead
Trochus Donut Bead
Trochus Button Blank Unground
Button Blanks Ground
Trochus Finished Button