SAN DIEGO SHELL CLUB
A Publication of the San Diego Shell Club
year of continuous publication, with eleven issues published annually (no
sale. The monthly issues include Club news, general information on such subjects
as shell collecting trips, methods for cleaning shells and methods of dredging,
as well as scientific articles on systematics, distributional information on various
species, and field and aquarium observations.
scientific journals. Unlike newsletters, The Festivus does not include chatty news
about members, poetry, solicitations for shell exchanges, advertisements, puzzles
or cartoons, and does not print previously published articles. In 1985 a review
board of professional malacologists, now numbering thirteen, was organized to
evaluate serious articles submitted for publication. The Festivus, however, does
not at this time publish articles on new taxa.
The Festivus is distributed to subscribers worldwide. Membership and
subscriptions are $20.00 per year domestic, $50.00 overseas (air mail), $30.00
Canada and Mexico (air mail) . Back issues are available for sale, although
some issues are obtainable only as photocopies. For prices of back issues see
Supplements. For subscription/membership, send a check to:
The San Diego Shell Club
3883 Mt. Blackburn Ave.
San Diego, CA 92111, USA.
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