Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Update on Malacology

Edited by Sajal Ray

University of Calcutta


Soumalya Mukherjee

Brahmananda Keshab Chandra College

Update on Malacology is a compilation of high-impact research articles on the frontier areas of molluscan biology, physiology, aquaculture, and paleoecology. Topics covered include effects of dietary intake of shellfish in humans, beneficial effects of herbal compounds on the cognitive ability of molluscs, seasonal variation of molluscs acting as intermediate hosts of human parasites, current understanding of freshwater pearl culture, and the role of environmental parameters on the infectivity of freshwater snails and their paleoecological aspects. This book is an enriched edition of current trends of malacological research and is a useful resource for students, teachers, and researchers working in basic and applied malacology.

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Update on MalacologyEdited by Sajal Ray

Published: January 12th 2022

ISBN: 978-1-83969-744-9

Print ISBN: 978-1-83969-743-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83969-745-6

Copyright year: 2022

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408 Total Chapter Downloads


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1. The Effects of Shellfish Consumption Frequency for Human Health

By Latife Ceyda Irkin


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2. Green Tea-Derived Catechins Have Beneficial Effects on Cognition in the Pond Snail

By Yoshimasa Komatsuzaki, Ayaka Itoh and Minoru Saito


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3. Seasonal Variations of Densities of Biomphalaria pfeifferi, the Intermediate Host of Schistosoma mansoni Parasite at the North of Senegal

By Sidy Bakhoum, Christopher J.E. Haggerty, Cheikh Tidiane Ba, Nicolas Jouanard, Gilles Riveau and Jason Robert Rohr


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4. Impacts of Environmental Parameters on the Infectivity of Freshwater Snail

By Wolyu Korma Erkano


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5. Recent Trends in Freshwater Pearl Farming in India

By Shailesh Saurabh, Sweta Pradhan and Sonal Suman


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6. Quaternary Marine Mollusk Associations of the Last Interglacials in North Patagonia (Argentina): Paleoecology and Paleoclimates

By M.P. Charó


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