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461 species are illustrated on 52 full-page color photo plates. This is an identification guide that also discusses marine conservation, ancient Asian mariculture, ecological shore zones and how & where to collect.
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From one of the leading conchologists of the world comes yet another authoritative book that will prove invaluable to shell hobbyists, zoologists and nature enthusiasts everywhere. Colour plates complementing the detailed text provide an excellent guide to 461 common kinds of shelled mollusks of Southeast Asia. There are also useful tips on how to collect shells for the first-timer. R. Tucker Abbott has served as a research scientist and field collector for 40 years at Harvard University, the Smithsonian Institution and the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. He has led many expeditions to the South Seas, the West Indies, Africa and China in search of shells. His other popular books include Seashells of the World and Kingdom of the Seashell.
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Book Description Amer Malacologists, 1991. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111871948967
Book Description Amer Malacologists, 1991. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1871948967