conchology

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  • noun

Synonyms for conchology

the collection and study of mollusc shells

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They have been the subject of fascination throughout human history and well sought after by conchologists and shell lovers.
This research was supported by a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, the Cole-Ocean Ventures Fund (WHOI), a Tropical Research Initiative grant from the Ocean Life Institute at WHOI, and grants from SeaSpace and Conchologists of America.
Shell collectors from all over America come to these white beaches for what conchologists declare to be some of best collecting shores in the world.
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The study was financially supported by a grant from the Conchologists of America, Inc.
This research was generously supported by the Lerner-Gray Fund for Marine Research, a Conchologists of America Research Grant, and a Grant-in-Aid of Research from Sigma-Xi, and The Scientific Research Society awarded to J.