beginning or seasoned shell collectors will find this is the most
useful handbook available on seashells of the Atlantic, Pacific
and Gulf coasts of North America, and the coasts of the Bahamas,
the Caribbean, the West Indies, and Hawaii.
color photos, more that 450 shells are identified by description,
habitat, collecting details, range, and dollar value. Scientific
names listed are the latest corrections or renamings by conchologists.