Cowries of New South Wales by David Tarrant


A Jetty Dive Centre Best Seller!
The Cowries of New South Wales book is available from our store for pick up or post to you.

SKU: COWRIES Category:


The Cowries of New South Wales by David Tarrant is a book featuring the sixty one cowry species of New South Wales.

This book was published in January 2016, and has more than six hundred photographs of these species of cowries. This book is 160 pages, beautifully printed in full colour, and a hard cover in A5 ize.

The Cowries of New South Wales book includes information on the following:

  • Species identification
  • Species abundance and distribution
  • Size records
  • Species recorded by earlier authors
  • Taxonomy relating to NSW species
  • Origin of species names

This book was written in Australia, and we love to support David Tarrant as a local writer! A best seller for Jetty Dive, when people take a look at this book they cant help but buy it. An excellent coffee table staple, and a must for cowry lovers!

David updates the cowry website with any additional details of cowries in NSW here.

Proudly family owned, Mike and Deb have run Jetty Dive Centre since 1996. Our team has developed extensive knowledge in the products we stock, as we’re out diving with them! If you have any questions or would like a personal recommendation, feel free to contact us anytime. We’d be happy to help you out any way we can!

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