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CONTENTS.


Initial Letter: Growing taste for Marine Zoology; Cheap Books on the subject necessary; Occupation at the Sea-side.


Mind and Body Exhausted by constant toil, 3; Change of Scene necessary, 3; Decide on Visiting Lady Bay, 4; Voyage there, 4; Sand Hummocks, 5; Warrnambool, 5; Rock Pools near Merri River, 6; Diatoms, 6; The Beach, 6; Portuguese Man-of-war, 7; Suicidal Starfishes, 9; Their Suckers, 9; Shells, 10.

Vignette: Whalers's Bluff, Portland Bay.


Conchology, 11; Mollusca, 11; Cuttle Fishes, 12; Spirula, 12; Gasteropoda, 12; Their Opercula or Covers, 12; Sea Snails, 13; Truncatella, 13; Pheasant Shell, 13; Boat Shells, 14; Air-breathing Mollusca, 14; Shellfish for Aquaria, 14; Tongue of Limneea, 15; Eggs of Limneea, 15; Sea Slugs, 17; Bubble Shell, 17; Lamp Shell, 17; Lantern Shell, 17; Teredo at Williamstown, 18; Long lived Molluscs, 18; Shell Cabinets, 18.

Vignette: Group of Serpulæ on a valve of Arca shell.