Cone Shells of the Marquesas - Cônes des Marquesas
by David Touitou and Michel Balleton
ISBN 9782956650843, published by the authors but printed in 2022, trade paperback, about 6.75 by 8.5 inches, 14 by 21 cm., 416 pages, illustrated throughout with high resolution color photographs of the shells and other pertinent pictures relating to these shells, detailed maps, and, charts. The text is bilingual in English and in French
Those of you that are familiar with the two other titles in this series, "Cone Shells of the Seychelles" by David Touitou and, "Cone Shells of Martinique and Guadeloupe: by Pierre Clovel and David Touitou will immediately want to add this new title to their libraries. These are excellent, well-researched, and, feature beautiful photographs and comprehensive information about the shells and loads of background material as well. The book covers 51 species of cones found in the Marquesas and each of these species is illustrated by multiple specimens showing varieties within each species.