Conchological Society of Great Britain & Ireland
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.
Two periodicals are published by the society:
- 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
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