The defence we use to avoid being hun emotionally, or to defend the integrity of our identity. See fish, sea creatures.
The evidence of that which once was and is no more
(Husk; Peel; Rind; Shuck; Skin) Almond, walnuts or the like nutshell in a dream signify clothing or sustenance. Ifa pregnant woman sees nutshells in her dream, they mean a miscarriage.
A shell or a husk in a dream represents hypocrisy, affectation, ostentatiousness and a swelled head. (Also see Skin)
Shells in dreams represent the desire to be protected from life’s problems.
To dream of a Shell with the fish alive in it predicts prosperity, but an empty sea-shell is a bad omen.
1. One wants to hide away.
2. One wants someone to protect him/her.
See Sea Shell.