GTO member Guido Poppe of Conchology, Inc. has donated the 4 Volumes of the Philippine Marine Mollusks book set to Fr. Dionisio Miranda SVD. The hand over was held during the 1st National Biodiversity & Environmental Management Conference held at San Carlos University on June 23, 2011.
The books are a great addition to the science library of San Carlos University and will help countless students and scientist study seashells in the Philippines.
The Philippine Marine Mollusks book set contains all the seashells know to science in the Philippines. It is a 7 year project which involved over 55 scientist from all over to world to document all seashells living in the Philippines. The result is 4300 scientific names published in 4 Volumes.