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Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 471, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: British Pearls. [Accounts of the quality of British pearls in the writings of the venerable Bede, and ancient Roman writers. Modern patent granted to fish for pearls in the River Jut, in Cumberland]
Person: BEDE, Venerable   SUETONIUS   PLINY   CAESAR, Julius   TACITUS   

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 488-489, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animal Mechanics. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Mangrove Oysters. [Two species of shell fish in the West Indies]
Person: GUILDING, Rev.   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 504, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Motions of Shell-fish. [Tentaculum analogous to a leg. Is the byssus the source of the occasional poisonousness of shellfish?]
Person: BURROWS, Dr.   
Source: London Medical Repository   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 504, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Oysters taught by experience. [Assertion by Smellie doubted, that oysters "remember" not to open their shells if they survive being washed up by the tide a second time]
Person: SMELLIE   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Boring Shells. [Some shell animals can bore the softer rocks of marble, and limestone, and coral, to escape]

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: The Sea Snail

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 536, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: The Oyster Lamp. [Phosphorescent animalcula found in an oyster shell]

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 568, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Colours of Shells. [Description of the variety of colours and shades and of the mantle through which the fluid which produces colour is secreted]
Person: ST. PIERRE   

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 587, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: The Ship-worm
Person: PLUCHE, Abbe de la   

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 602, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: The Sea Acorn. [Lepas]

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   
Topic: The Silver Muscle. [Mytilus demissus is a favoured ornament among the "American Aborigines", who call it the white conch. This information is contained in a publication (see below) whose object is to prove the Native North Americans are descended from the Ten Tribes of Israel]
Source: Star in the West   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Oysters. [It is forbidden to remove the spawn of the oysters. The liquor of the oysters contains many embryo oysters, also microscopic creatures which "emit a phosphoric light". There are also worms which inhabit oyster shells and sea-stars, cockles and mussels prey on oysters while the shell is open]

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 669, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   Folklore   
Topic: Handle of Cupid`s Dagger. [The Cupid of the ancient Gauls is represented wearing a dagger of Solen shell. There are many Solen shells on the coast of Normandy]
Person: THETIS   CUPID   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 764, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Propagation of Oysters, Etc. [Luroth, in the "Bulletin des Sciences", accuses Hume of inaccuracy in "Philosophical Transactions"]
Person: LUROTH, M. S. G.   HOME, Sir E.   BAUER   BOJANUS, M.   BLAINVILLE   
Source: Bulletin des Sciences   Philosophical Transactions   Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 049, 01/10/28 p. 780, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Sluggishness of the Snail. [The slow circulation of its viscous juices]
Person: BRAIDLEY, Mr.   

Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 811, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   Physics   Light   
Topic: Beautiful Light of the Glow-shell. [The phosphorescence observed in shells of the genus Pholas may be extinguished in certain, especially dry, conditions. White, yellow, green, red and violet-coloured substances react in different ways to contact with the liquor which produces the phosphorescent effect]
Person: ACADEMICIANS OF BOLOGNA   REAUMUR   PLINY   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 5
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   Folklore   
Topic: Fabulous Formation of Pearls. [Persian myth on the creation of the pearl: that it was originally a drop of water, which, whilst bemoaning its insignificance in the ocean, was swallowed by an oyster and gradually hardened, found by a diver and finally elevated to a unique position in the Persian diadem]

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 891, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 7
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Tyrian Purple Dye
Person: PLINY   LESSON, M.   
Source: Bulletin des Sciences   

Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 923, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Eyes of the Snail. [Are the "black pellucid points" on the horns of a snail, the eyes?]
Person: HOME, Sir E.   BAUER   GASPARD, M.   
Source: Majendie: Journal of Physiology   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 955, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Architecture), Para 2
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Winter Cell of the Orchard Snail
Person: GASPARD, M.   BELL   
Source: Majendie: Journal of Physiology   Zoological Journal, i. 94   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 955, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   Literature   
Topic: The Irish Nautilus. [A stray Nautilus Spirula from the West Indian seas has definitely been found on the Irish coast, though it is doubtful whether it could multiply in Kerry. A quotation from Pope describes the shellfish`s ability to "sail"]
Person: POPE, Alexander   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 955, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Arabian Snail-Eaters. [It is only "prejudice" which prevents "the snails of our own country" from being eaten]

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 141, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   Mollusca   Mussels   
Topic: Travelling of Muscle-shells

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 174, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   Folklore   
Topic: A Shower of Snails near Bristol. [An unexplained increase in snails caused many local, superstitious interpretations]

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Reviews

Issue: 106, 04/11/29 p. 690-691
Heading: Travels in Mexico
Category: Geography   Central America   Zoology   Mollusca   Oysters   Icthyology   Social Anthropology   
Title: Travels in the Interior of Mexico, in 1825, 1826, 1827, and 1828
Author: HARDY, Lieut. R. W. H.   
Attribution: R. N.
Institution: General Pearl and Coral Fishery Association of London   

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