Collection of Global Cone Snails
ISBN 9787306061959, published in 2018 by the Sun Yat-Sen University Press, Guangzhou City, Guandong, China, hardcover, about 8 by 11.25 page size, 20 by 28.25 cm., 293 pages, text is in Mandarin Chinese, includes large-size color photographic illustrations of 343 species, the text contains many color black and white and color photos, drawings, maps, charts and, other illustrative material.
This is an post-grad level college text book whose primary section covers anatomy, and neurotoxins found in cone shells and their uses for medical purposes. The second part of the book describes and illustrates 343 species of cone shells, mainly common found worldwide. The text is Mandarin, but uses standard scientific nomenclature with its illustrations and in an index of the species, there is an extensive listing of references consulted which is in English. This book is geared to those engaged in or interested in the important biomedical research for the use of conotoxins in medicine.