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Researching whelks in Japan: Field notes from Jann Vendetti

An introduction to Jann's research An introduction to Jann's research
Why Jann is interested in whelks and why Japan is a good place to study them.
Jann's first field report Jann's first field report: July 1-4, 2008
In Rikuzen-Takata, the Museum of Sea and Shells collections, pet beetles, and exploring the Rikuzen-Takata countryside.
Jann's second field report Jann's second field report: July 6-9, 2008
Exploring Sendai, attending a paleontological conference, studying museum collections, a private collector's spectacular molluscan shell collection, and the Sendai fish market.
Jann's research summary Jann's field summary: July 21, 2009
Eleven months after returning from Japan, Jann summarizes her field research and discusses her findings.