Seafriends - The Molluscs of New Zealand

Introduction to the Molluscs of New Zealand
Interesting facts about the life of Molluscs
Commercial Mollusc species of New Zealand and how they are harvested and cultivated
A complete classification of the New Zealand Mollusca, with links to detailed information on common species
Further reading
Books and references of interest for further reading


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Further reading

The books marked in blue are available from the Seafriends Library. Also consult the Glossary and Alphabet Soup for understanding the scientific nomenclature.

Allderdice Travers, Louise: The romance of shells in nature and art.1962

Coleman, Neville: Nudibranchs of the South Pacific.1989

Deas, Walter: Seashells of Australia.1975

Harasewych, M G and Murray Alcosser (Photography): Shells, jewels from the sea.1989

Hope-Macpherson, J and C J Gabriel: Marine Molluscs of Victoria.1962

Leigh Laboratory Publications: Marine molluscs part 1 (John Walsby & John Morton).

Leigh Laboratory Publications: Marine molluscs part2, Opistobranchia (Richard Willan ..).1984.

Moon, Geoff: NZ seashells in colour

Powell, A W B: New Zealand Mollusca - Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells. 1979. Collins Auckland.

Powell, A W B: The Shellfish of New Zealand.2nd ed.1946.

Pownall, Glen: Shell Craft.1975

Suter, H: Manual of the New zealand Mollusca. 1913

Tinker, Spencer W: Pacific Sea Shells (Hawaii and South Seas).1963

Vermeij, Geerat: A Natural History of Shells.1993.

Wye, Kenneth: The illustrated ecncyclopedia of shells.1991

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