Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum Mollusk Collection (BMNSM-BMSM)

The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum collection currently encompasses about 133,000 catalogued lots, the collection consists of a vast majority of dry specimens and a small component of fluid-preserved material. The collection is worldwide in scope, but has a strong emphasis on material from Florida and the eastern seaboard of the US, and, in particular, Southwest Florida and the adjacent Gulf Mexico waters.

Science Director & Curator: José H. Leal, (ORCID #: 0000-0002-3786-0368)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 25 April 2024
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum