Conchological Society of Great Britain

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]


Two periodicals are published by the society:

  • Journal of Conchology - Scientific publications
  • Mollusc World - the magazine of the Society

See also

  • Netherlands Malacological Society
  • Malacological Society of London

External links

  • The website of the Conch Soc


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