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Sea Life & Aquarium Substrates

Sea life from the Northern Atlantic Ocean. 50 degree F salt water species. Gulf of Maine Inc. supplies sea life, beach plants, and aquarium substrates from Maine, collected by hand.

Aquarium substrates

Arthropods

Bony fishes

Brachiopods

Bryozoa

Cartilaginous fishes

Cnidaria

Echinoderms

Gulf of Maine assortments

Macroalgae

Molluscs

Plankton

Saltwater plants

Sponges

Tunicates

Worms

Fractured Shale Stone

Fractured Shale Stone

from 20.00

Common name: fractured shale stone

Locations: the shores of Cobscook Bay (Pembroke, ME.), Passamaquoddy Bay (Eastport, ME.)

Seasonality:  available all year

Colors:  gray

Size:  1, 5 gallon (stones ~1/4” - 4”)

Collected:  by hand

Quantity:  by the gallon

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 Shale overturned by a clam rake.

Shale overturned by a clam rake.

Tidepool Tim says, "A fine collection of shale shards originating as marine sediments millions of years ago. Shale is often the substrate containing fossils from the Devonian in the Downeast region of Maine! We find fossils here by cracking open shale where the rocky beach meets the eroding soil shelf along the shores."