Conchological Society of Great Britain & Ireland

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The Conchological Society of Great Britain and Ireland is a British-based society concerned with the study of molluscs and their shells. It was founded in 1876, and is one of the oldest such societies in the world. It is a registered UK charity (no. 208205) that anyone can join. It promotes the study of molluscs and their conservation, through meetings, publications, workshops, field meetings, and distribution recording schemes.[1]

Journals[edit]

Two periodicals are published by the society:

  • Journal of Conchology - Scientific publications
  • Mollusc World - the magazine of the Society, previously known as the Conchologist's Newsletter

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Charity Commission web-site (accessed on 19 April 2010)