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Saltwater pearls are produced from a sea shellfish in a saline environment. The three most common types of salt water pearls are Akoya pearls, Tahitian pearls and South Sea pearls (also known as Australian pearls). The shape of saltwater pearls is naturally rounder than freshwater cultured pearls.
Saltwater pearls on average need more time to form than freshwater pearls. The insertions in perlifera oyster are larger and the nacre that is formed is thinner, , factors that contribute to longer stay times for cultivation in the sea.