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Tailored for Tasmania, but relevant for all of southern Australia, this field guide has comprehensive and authoritative coverage of all species likely to be encountered on the shore. The colour photographs illustrate the commonest 350 species. The facing text describes these and a further 100 species.
Naming shells 1
Identifying shells 2
Mollusc lifestyles and habitats 3
Mollusc status 3
Mollusc distributions 3
Developing a shell collection 5
Cephalopods (nautilus, squid and cuttlefishes) 6-7
Polyplacophorans (chitons) 6-7
Species index 66-80
Dr Simon Grove is a professional conservation biologist with a lifelong passion for seashells, marine life and natural history – and a shell collection to match. He lives with his wife and two sons near the sea in southern Tasmania.