To make it easy on myself I'm just going to add more here instead of creating pages.
Mar 6 2020; Dirk & Mo (Belgium) posted on Conch-L:
"Where can we find the areas in the world where it's prohibited to collect...?"
Michel Hendricks replied: "All sampling in Mexico is subject to sampling permits (even for local scientists).:
Henk Mienis: "In Israel the whole Phylum Mollusca (land, freshwater and marine) is protected by law."