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malacology

[‚mal·ə′käl·ə·jē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The study of mollusks.
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E-1: Scientists who study mollusks are called malacologists.
A fascinating book that proved to be an extraordinarily useful reference work for southern African marine biologists as well as malacologists far and wide, and one that has been extensively cited.
Large areas of tropical Africa have not been surveyed at all as regards molluscs, let alone by these labour-intensive methods; especially the latter method is not commonly employed by malacologists.
Littoral and shallow water material has also been accumulated over many years and from throughout the region, during the course of on-going field research and through the collecting activities of amateur malacologists.
Specialists such as botanists, geneticists, malacologists and geologists joined the research team for various periods of time to extract specific data sets.
Stein was listed in American Malacologists, Community Leaders and Noteworthy Americans, Who's Who in the Midwest, Who's Who of American Women and the World Who's Who of Women.
Western Soeiety of Malacologists Annual Report 19:17 (abstract).