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Marine Life Of The Pacific Northwest

Author : Andrew Lamb
ISBN : UCSD:31822035722057
Genre : Nature
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Finalist for 2006 BC Booksellers' Choice Award In Honour Of Bill DuthieWith 1,700 superb colour photographs of over 1,400 species, Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest: A Photographic Encyclopedia of Invertebrates, Seaweeds and Selected Fishes is the most comprehensive collection of photographs of Pacific Northwest marine life ever published. It is designed to allow the reader to recognize virtually any coastal organism that might be encountered from southern Alaska to southern Oregon--from sea lettuces and feather boa kelp through to the leopard ribbon worm, Pacific red octopus, spiny-thigh sea spider and gutless awning-clam. Each species is identified with photographs and includes a description with information on range, habitat, appearance and behaviour.Andy Lamb and Bernard Hanby have spent most of their lifetimes studying and recording Pacific Northwest marine life and have completed over 4,000 scuba dives between them. Some of the species included in this volume have never been featured in print before. Colour-coded for quick reference and including a glossary and full index, Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest is a must-have for serious biologists, scuba divers, beachcombers or anyone interested in marine life and beautiful underwater photography.
Category: Nature

Coastal Fishes Of The Pacific Northwest

Author : Andy Lamb
ISBN : 1550174711
Genre : Nature
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A completely revised and updated edition of this best-selling comprehensive field guide to marine fishes of BC, Washington, Oregon, southern Alaska and Northern California.
Category: Nature

Pacific Reef And Shore

Author : Rick M. Harbo
ISBN : 9781550177879
Genre : Nature
File Size : 57.75 MB
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Still compact and the perfect size for travelling, Pacific Reef and Shore has been updated with new species, up-to-date scientific information and many brilliant photographs of the more than 300 common plants and animals found in the intertidal zone off the coast of North America—from the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, to Point Conception, California. Each entry includes a description summary with information on size and habitat, and a photo for species verification, giving readers an overview of local sea life without weighing them down as they explore the shore. The world's oceans contain mysteries that scientists are discovering every day. While the depths of the Pacific may seem a world away, the intertidal zones are at the fingertips of any diver, kayaker or beach stroller curious about the various plants and wildlife that dwell there. Lightweight, inexpensive and accessible, Pacific Reef and Shore is the indispensable reference for any curious visitor to the shore.
Category: Nature

Coastal Fish Identification

Author : Paul Humann
ISBN : 1878348434
Genre : Nature
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The updated and enlarged Second edition features more than 30 additional species and 70 new photographs. From the beautiful cool waters of Catalina Island to the frigid straits teaming with life in British Columbia, this book covers it all. This is the most comprehensive pictorial fish ID guide ever published for these waters. More than 320 superb color photos are presented in our popular, quick-reference format. Now in flexibinding (cloth stitched like hardcover, but a soft flexible cover like paperback).
Category: Nature

Beachcomber S Guide To Marine Life Of The Pacific Northwest

Author : Thomas M. Niesen
ISBN : UCSD:31822026149260
Genre : Nature
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This easy-to-read guide describes the unusual creatures and remarkable features that abound along the beaches of the magnificent Pacific Northwest coast. It's packed with color and black/white photos, beautiful, detailed illustrations, and fascinating facts that are sure to enlighten and entertain. This guide divides the coast into specific marine habitats - sandy beaches, estuaries, bays, lagoons, and rocky intertidal zones. It then examines the unique aspects of each habitat and identifies and describes the most common, conspicuous organisms that you're likely to encounter. Seaweeds, crabs, snails, worms, starfish, mussels, barnacles - or for you scientific types, cnidarians, crustaceans, polychaetes, and gastropods - are just a few of the many types of fauna and flora covered in this guide. In addition, the book presents helpful tips on improving your beachcombing skills by knowing where and when to look for these wonderful critters. There's also information on the marine mammals and Pacific salmon that live along the Pacific Northwest coast.
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California Marine Life

Author : Marty Snyderman
ISBN : UCSD:31822027853001
Genre : Nature
File Size : 80.31 MB
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California Marine Life is an invaluable guide to common marine species and various habitats found along the California coast. It is fully illustrated with brilliant color photographs of the fantastic creatures that live in these waters.
Category: Nature

Seashore Life Of The Northern Pacific Coast

Author : Eugene N. Kozloff
ISBN : 0295960841
Genre : Nature
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From Monterey Bay to northern British Columbia, zoologist Eugene Kozloff describes the common plants and animals that inhabit rocky shores, sandy beaches, and quiet bays and estuaries.
Category: Nature

Encyclopedia Of British Columbia

Author : Harbour Publishing
Genre : Reference
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"Everything you always wanted to know about BC, with more than 4,000 entries and hundreds of photos, maps, tables and charts, plus an interactive CD-ROM" Cf. Our choice, 2001.
Category: Reference