by Thanasis Manousis
with the collaboration of: Sofia Galinou-Mitsoudi, Constantinos Kontadakis, George Mpazios, and Geroge Polyzoulis
ISBN 978-3-948603-17-5, published in 2021 by ConchBooks, Harxheim, Germany, hardcover, about 7.5 by 9.75 inches page size, (19 by 25 cm), 607 pages, of which about 558 are full-size color photographic plates
"Hellenic Conches" is a photographic iconography of 1344 molluscan species in the recent fauna and 2 in the fossil fauna included in 237 families that are found in the Aegean and Adriatic Seas that surround Greece. It is based on specimens collected for an almost fifteen-year span ending in December 2020. The book presents for the first time in color photographs many minute shells that are not found in any other book on the Mediterranean mollusks. It is an amazing reference work and it is and a useful tool to have at our disposal.