Seashells - A Portrait of the Animal World

Author(s): Andrew Cleave


This handsomely-illustrated introduction to the fascinating world of the mollusk opens the door to the wonders of shells and the living creatures within them. An amazing rich group for study, the gastropods include slitshells, limpets, turbans, nerites, cowries, helmets, tritons, wendletraps, cone shells, murexes, and many others. No less fascinating are the bivalves such as scallops, oysters, and clams, and the shelled cephalopod known as the nautilus. Here, depicted in 80 full-color photographs, are shells with a stunning range of colors, markings, and textures that are sure to appeal to naturalists and collectors alike.

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781597643665
  • : New Line Books
  • : New Line Books
  • : January 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Andrew Cleave
  • : Paperback
  • : 594.0471
  • : 72