Academy of Natural Sciences - Malacolog
The Academy of Natural Sciences (Philadelphia, PA) Collections Database. Malacolog is a database for research on the systematics, biogeography and diversity of mollusks.
American Malacological Society
A dynamic international society of individuals and organizations with an active interest in the study and conservation of mollusks. Professional malacologists, students, and people devoted to observing, photographing, and learning about mollusks belong to AMS (formerly the American Malacological Union).
Broward Shell Club
The Broward Shell Club is a non-profit organization est. 1962 – for over 40 years the Club has served, educated and entertained its members and the community.
Conchologists of America, Inc.
COA is an international organization devoted to the interests of shell collectors. Its web site provides a wealth of information on shells and mollusks
Florida Museum of Natural History
The nearest natural history museum is one of the largest in the United States. A must-see, both online and in person. Contains a very large online catalog of mollusks.
Jacksonville Shell Club
A comprehensive and very informative site containing thousands of images of shells and live mollusks, with focus on Florida.
Marco Island Shell Club
The Marco Island Shell club is a friendly and enthusiastic 501(c)(3) non-profit organization for shell enthusiasts at all levels of interest and expertise. The Club season hosts events and activities November through April each year.
PURRE Water Coalition
PURRE--People United to Restore Our Rivers and Estuaries--was formed by a group of dedicated, passionate people who realized that the estuary system of South West Florida was in threat of destruction beyond repair.
Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club
One of the oldest shell clubs in the nation, the Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club helps support programs at The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum.
Sarasota Shell Club
The Sarasota Shell Club was formed to bring together
shell lovers in Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte Counties.
Sources of Information of Mollusks
Assembled by staff at the Smithsonian Institution''s National Museum of Natural History, this site covers mainly resources in the areas of shell identification, curation, and collections.
Systematics Research Collections
List of worldwide research collections prepared by Kevin Cummings (Illinois Natural History Survey), Anton Oleinik (Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton), and John H. Slapcinsky (Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville).