American Conchologist Library

Articles in American Conchologist are not copyrighted; we welcome republication with proper credit. We solicit comments, letters and shell-related articles of interest, subject to editing. Opinions expressed in articles are not necessarily the opinions of Conchologists of America. All correspondence pertaining to articles published herein or generated by republication of such articles should be directed to the editor of American Conchologist. The American Conchologist quarterly journal is available with Conchologists of America membership.

Combined INDEX to volumes 1-51 of the COA Bulletin and American Conchologist (.pdf)

Bulletin AND American Conchologist now available online:
Bulletin of the Conchologists of America:
Volumes 1-9  [1973]-(1981:June) and Nos. 1-24
Volumes 10-15 No.1 (1981:Sept. - 1987:Mar.)

COA Supplement no. 1  A Review of National and International Regulations Concerned with Collection, Importation and Exportation of Shells (Mollusca)

Articles are listed alphabetically by title. The date the article was published in the American Conchologist is listed in parenthesis at the end of the citation.

News & Short Subjects
  • Short Subjects from September, 1995
    • Fresh Water, Salt Water, and Sealife; Great Scallop Search Turns up 6; Life's Beginnings Pushed Back Once Again; Ocean Planet. . . A Totally Immersing Experience
  • Short Subjects from March, 1996
    • ARGONAUTA Publishes Cone Articles; Land Shell Lovers, Take Note; Lure of the Liguus; New Species Named for COA Members; News of the American Museum; Raising Clams; Shells of Belgium; South African Shells on Stamps
  • Short Subjects from September, 1996
    • MALACOLOG / CLEMAM -- A Marine Molluscan Database; Unitas Malacologia