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** Variations of Cypraea Erosaria acicularis from Martinique (French Caribbean) - Published : Feb 07, 2001

have been collected Martinique cowries since 7 months now. Of course Caribbean Sea is not THE spot to look out for this family. The Cypraeidae family is very poorly represented there. We can find only main four species : - the very common Cypraea cinerea (Gemlin, 1791) (Now splited in several sp. and ssp. like "brasilensis") - the common Cypraea acicularis (Gemlin, 1791) - the very uncomon Cypraea zebra (Linné, 1758) - the very rare Cypraea surinamensis (Perry, 1811)

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** A wonderful specimen of Conus Regius "citrinus" - Published : Nov 28, 2000

The sunday 22th (2001), in la Martinique island (french caribbean), we had a really fantastic wether. Usually this is the month of those ling and huge rains... Today not ! A top shiny day with no cloud and no wind !! Incredible. We went with friends (they are not collectors) swimming on a small beach in north caribbean sea, which is not at all frequented by tourists. As we arrived by 11h00 in the morning and we went straight in the sea. All of us (6) started to go to the left side of the beach. We saw a few minutes later some Strombus specimens (all kinds). We found also a few fresh dead Cypraea cinerea and pomum Murex.

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** Miters, collectors forgotten seashells - Published : Jul 20, 2000

This article is not a scientific one. It is an amateur work and is exclusively built with my collection material. It is probable, if not sure, that the Miters specialists will find some errors. For instance, the aim is not to review all the living Miters nor to study them. This is not my intend. I only am a collector and I prefer to let this duty to the specialists. If my choice is to write this article, it is because I love this beautiful shells family, and my aim is to share this passion with other collectors. For an easiest pictures understanding you can find hereby the different abbreviations for the sub families of the genus Mitridae :

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** Seven days trip to Venezuela - Published : Jun 20, 2000

As we were staying since end of february in la Martinique Island (french caribbean), we decided to go give a visit to our friends in Venezuela in june 2001.They live in Puerto la Cruz, near Barcelona, 30 minutes far from Caracas by plane (5 hours by car).We staid 2 days at Puerto la Cruz in order to visit the islands next to Puerto la Cruz, then went south to stay 3 days in an old hacienda in a cacao plantation. If you go to Venezuela do not miss that !!

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** Marginelles - Published : Feb 16, 2000

Cette page n'a aucune prétention scientifique . Elle est le résultat d'une tentative de compilation de quelques rares documents de vulgarisation traitant du sujet. Ma démarche est plus d'ouvrir une rubrique servant de prétexte à des échanges aussi bien d'informations que de spécimens , échanges que je souhaite fructueux et dénués d'esprit mercantile. Je souhaite par ce vecteur pouvoir contribuer à animer un peu le milieu des collectionneurs de marginelles (qu'ils soient " éclairés " ou " esthèt

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