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malacology

[‚mal·ə′käl·ə·jē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The study of mollusks.
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III) National Malacology Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ), National Identification Services (NIS), Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (ANSP), Philadelphia, USA.
Then again in 1983 Dick was successful in motivating for a second malacology research position, as a result of which I joined the staff in 1984.
And Whitehead's zoological collections were described by himself and others in a series of papers on ornithology, herpetology, mammalogy, entomology, malacology, and ichthyology (Whitehead 1893 [1993]).
Rotary Club of Honolulu, Hawaiian Malacological Society HOBBIES Malacology, archeology, travel FAM.
Betty began her career as a marine biologist, becoming an internationally recognized expert in Arctic malacology and publishing The Marine Molluscs of Arctic Canada.
The Japanese shore crabs, with 4-centimeter shells, were found in Penobscot Bay by Robin Seeley, a marine biologist and an associate curator of Cornell's Malacology Collection, and Erin McDonald, a Cornell junior.
He had realized, finally, that he would only understand so much, that malacology only led him downward, to more questions.
This book provides a unifying view from a classical organismal biologist's stance and attempts to cover freshwater malacology as broadly as possible, that is shellfish biology, ecology, evolution, genetics.
assistant curator of malacology at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, points out that although members of both groups are bivalves and are called oysters, they represent "two very different kinds of animals.