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** 2010 Seychelles' trip - Published : Jun 21, 2010

We flought strait to Mahé, Seychelles in the end of march 2010 for a 20 days rest in one of the last exotic paradise on earth. We stayed mostly on Praslin and 3 days on the so quiet island named La Digue. Seychelles remain a wonderful country for family holidays as dangers are really rare there : no snake, no dangerous animal, no main marine

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** Low tide searching at 5 miles reef, South New Caledonia - Published : Jun 16, 2010

Voici un petit reportage de notre expedition au recif des 5 miles ce week-end. Etaient present : Thierry Quemener ( deuxieme en partant de la droite ), Thomas ( a droite ), Franck Leterrier ( a gauche avec la casquette ), Serge ( devant au milieu ) et Solange Hervieux avec Tim et Tom, ainsi qu'Elodie ma femme et moi meme ( derriere au centre ).

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** Conus hornii in Venezuela - Published : May 16, 2010

I live in Varese (Italy), where I was born in 1957. I started collecting shells when I was young. Recently I begin to collect fossil conus: in my collection I have over 140 species of fossil conus. In May 2008 I purchased a Conus from the Cantaure formation, east of S. Jose, in the peninsula of Paraguana, a Miocenic zone. Initially I could not find documentation that would allow me to identify what species it was, so I have earmarked this fossil to examine later. After I have added to my interest the Conus fossils from California

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** Diving with the Mediterranean Cowries - Published : Oct 21, 2009

During this summer, we manage with my mate Laurent, underwater amateur photographer,to make some shots while diving along with the mediterranean cowrie : The famous Luria lurida lurida . This common but hard to spot cowrie, hidden during the daytime under rocks or in rocks fissures is a real nice model for underphotography. Like Erosaria spurca it shows rapidly it's manthe and the

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** A new marginella from M. glabella group "Marginella cf. desjardini" - Published : Oct 12, 2009

This new marginella is closely related to M. sebastiani Marche-Marchad & Rosso, 1979 and M. desjardini Marche-Marchad, 1957,and may be confused with both.It seems to be an hybrid of these two species as they lives in the same area. It is also different of M. pseudosebastiani Mattavelli, 200

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