Whelks to Whales

Whelks to Whales

Coastal Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest

Book - 2011 | Newly revised and expanded second edition.
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Newly revised and updated in 2010 with additional photographs and up-to-date names, this full-colour field guide to the marine life of coastal British Columbia, Alaska, Washington, Oregon and northern California is perfect for divers, boaters and beachcombers. It is a ready reference to more than 400 of the most common species, the fascinating local sponges, jellyfish, crabs, shrimp, barnacles, clams, snails, seals, fish, whales, sea algae and hundreds of other living things that can be observed and identified without being disturbed. The book is arranged for quick identification with colour-coded sections, full-colour photographs and comprehensive but concise information on size, range, habitat and facts of interest about each species. A glossary, checklist, reading list and full index are included.
Publisher: Madeira Park, BC : Harbour Pub., [2011]
Edition: Newly revised and expanded second edition.
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9781550174915
Branch Call Number: 591.7743 HAR 2011
Characteristics: 328 pages :,illustrations (chiefly color), color map ;,22 cm


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Jul 16, 2011

Great beginner's guide for identification of intertidal creatures, seaweeds, fishes and marine mammals.
Describes size, range, description, habitat, alternate names and sometimes comments on a special feature or behaviour.

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