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:[2]

  • Journal of Conchology – a scientific publication issued twice a year
  • Mollusc World – the magazine of the Society, previously known as the The Conchologists' Newsletter and issued three times a year

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Charity Commission web-site (accessed on 19 April 2010)
  2. ^ Hill, Rosemary. "The Conchological Society". The Conchological Society of Great Britain and Ireland. Retrieved 17 September 2015. 

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