"Our mission is to explore the study, conservation, history, and science of seashells, mollusks, and other marine life.  We assist with and encourage shell-related interests of collecting, exhibiting, and crafting with shells."


Jacksonville Shell Club   A comprehensive and very informative site containing thousands of images of shells and live mollusks, with focus on Florida.

Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum  The non-profit Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum features more than 30 exhibits of mollusks from around the world. Exhibits are devoted to shells in art and history, shell habitat, rare specimens, fossil shells, common Southwest Florida shells, and more.

Marco Island Shell Club  An active shell club in Southwest Florida with a comprehensive scholarship program supporting marine biology students at a local university.  The club sponsors an annual Shell Show and workshops for making shell art to raise scholarship funds.

Conchologists of America  Enter the pages of The Conchologist's Information Network (Conch-Net) and learn more about the fascinating hobby of seashells. Or just browse through them and enjoy yourself. An international group of shell collectors, scientists and researchers who attend a yearly convention, held in a different place each year, and united by a wonderful quarterly publication that comes with membership. 

The Philadelphia Shell Club  The Philadelphia Shell Club had its first meeting on September 27th, 1955. Among the charter members were distinguished malacologists. Events were established that have become traditions: the annual shell show, auction, picnic and holiday party.

American Malacological Society  AMS is an 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. The history of the organization dates back to its founding in 1931.

Mid-Atlantic Malacologists  The group is a mixing bowl of people and topics on the subject of malacology.  Emeritus curators mix with artists, and university faculty meet shell club members.  The talks are always an eclectic mix of what’s happening now in malacology.

Astronaut Trail Shell Club  Shell Club in Melbourne, Florida - Founded in 1966, the ATSC brings together those who have a special interest in marine - land - freshwater - fossil shells...amateur, professional or artistic.

Broward Shell Club  In Pompano Beach, FL the Broward Shell Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the studies of malacology and conchology. Since 1962, the Club has been active in education, conservation and preservation of mollusks (terrestrial and marine).

Sarasota Shell Club The Sarasota Shell Club was formed to bring together shell lovers in Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties in Florida.

The North Carolina Shell Club   The North Carolina Shell Club is dedicated to providing a friendly and enthusiastic organization where people of all levels of expertise, ranging from beginner to professional, can meet and share knowledge and information about the fascinating world of shells.

Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club  The Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club was founded in 1963 by twelve members of the island community. Today the club has more than 150 members and organizes the annual juried Sanibel Shell Festival.

CenPenn Beachcombers Shell Club  Founded in 1982, our club is a group of seashell enthusiasts and collectors in the Susquehanna Valley region of Pennsylvania, between Philadelphia and Harrisburg.

Gulf Coast Shell Club- Panama City Beach, FL  The Gulf Coast Shell Club of Panama City, Florida is a group of people interested in shells, where they live, how and where to find them and all other aspects of their lives, their beauty and uses.

Pacific Northwest Shell Club  Pacific Northwest Shell Club is a non-profit organization based in Seattle, Washington.  The club recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. best links for seashell & landsnail collectors. 

Jersey Cape Shell Club
P.O. Box 2267
Cape May, NJ 08204-2267


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