An Illustrated and Cross-Referenced Glossary of
Malacological and Conchological Terms

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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SCLEROCHRONOLOGY   The study of the formation and interpretation of growth increments in accretionary hard parts of invertebrate and vertebrate organisms as well as coralline red algae. See also: GROWTH RING VARIX.

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1st International Sclerochronology Conference, St. Petersburg, Florida USA; July 17-21, 2007.
2nd International Sclerochronology Conference, Mainz, Germany; July 24-28, 2010.
Conference Proceedings

3rd International Sclerochronology Conference, Caernarfon, North Wales, UK; May 18-22, 2013.

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