Definition of top shell in English:
A marine mollusc which has a low conical shell with a pearly interior, widespread in tropical and temperate seas.
- Family Trochidae, class Gastropoda
- Hydroids covered the face, along with many beautiful nudibranchs, painted top shells and scorpionfish.
- The wind was still blowing a 5-6, so we had to make do with a Boreray-sheltered sheer rock face - more jewel anemones, top shells, velvet crabs and cushionstars, more colour and macro marine life.
- Cowries and painted top shells abounded.
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