Brian R Mayes

Joined: May 23, 2020 Last Active: Dec 01, 2022 iNaturalist Australia

Diver and citizen scientist fascinated by the bright colours and patterns of underwater molluscs, such as sea slugs (Heterobranchia), true cowries (Cypraeidae), especially false cowries (Ovulidae) and the identification of the live species.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/brianmayes/albums

Favourite Ovulid reference books:-
Lorenz F. & Fehse D. (2009) The living Ovulidae - A manual of the families of allied cowries: Ovulidae, Pediculariidae and Eocypraeidae
https://www.conchbooks.de/?t=53&u=30108

Draper R. & Churchill S. (2014) The Invisibility Cloak - Ovulids & Octocorals of Melanesia and Australia and the magic mantle that links them.

Free download of iBook
https://books.apple.com/au/book/the-invisibility-cloak/id580697961

Free download of PDF version
https://www.dropbox.com/s/u7fn3t6ofq6scss/The%20Invisibility%20Cloak%20-%20Link%20Version.pdf

Ryanskiy A. (2020) Living Seashells of the Tropical Indo-Pacific
https://reefidbooks.com/books/seashells/

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