A Book by Blair and Dawn Witherington
Published by Pineapple Press Publishing
Seashells of Georgia and the Carolinas is a beachcomber’s guide to the seashells and living mollusks of Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina.
This book displays the diversity of seashells that can be found along the 600 miles of Atlantic beaches in Georgia and North and South Carolina. They are pictured in the way they come to us on beaches. Knowing the names, stories, and varied appearances of seashells can sharpen a beachcomber’s eyes to their beauty and rarity. This guide includes species common to the southeastern United States.
Descriptive accounts, maps, and color photos describe 100 species of mollusk shells as beachcombers are likely to find them.
Includes glimpses of each seashell’s former life and secrets for finding seashell treasures that many beach visitors miss.
About the authors:
Blair and Dawn Witherington are professional naturalists.
Blair is a research scientist with the FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute. He has a B.A. and Masters degree in biology from the University of Central Florida and a doctorate in zoology from the University of Florida. He has contributed numerous scientific articles and book chapters on sea turtle biology and conservation. His books include an edited volume on the loggerhead sea turtle and a popular book on sea turtles.
Dawn is a graphic design artist and scientific illustrator trained at the Art Institutes of Colorado and Ft. Lauderdale. Her art and design are prominent in natural history books, posters, exhibits, and a line of sea-themed greeting cards. Together, Blair and Dawn have merged their art, writing, photography, and design in a number of projects.