The common snapping turtle shells are sorted by size and by whether they have plastrons (bottom plates).
|| Common Snapping Turtle Shells:5"-8"
|| Common Snapping Turtle Shells:8"-12"
|| Common Snapping Turtle Shells:12"+
|| Common Snapping Turtle Shells with Plastron:5"-8"
|| Common Snapping Turtle Shells with Plastron:8"-12"
|| Common Snapping Turtle Shells with Plastron:12"+
Genus and species: Chelydra serpentina. Ranch or Wild.
Common snapping turtles are not on the U.S. Endangered Species List. They are, however, subject to CITES. They were added to CITES Appendix III on November 21, 2016.
Not for export outside of the United States.
These shells are a by-product of the food industry. The animals are not just killed for their shells.
Product of the USA