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The new beachcomber's guide to the Pacific Northwest : completely revised and expanded 2019 / J. Duane Sept.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781550178371
  • ISBN: 1550178377
  • Physical Description: 410 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: [New edition].
  • Publisher: Madeira Park, BC : Harbour Publishing, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Previous edition published under title: The beachcomber's guide to seashore life in the Pacific Northwest. ©1999.
Edition statement from back cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 394-396) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"The Pacific Northwest coast is home to one of the most diverse displays of intertidal marine life in the world. Featuring sponges, clams, snails, crabs, sea stars, sea anemones, jellies, fishes, seaweeds and more, The New Beachcomber's Guide to the Pacific Northwest is a portable and easy-to-use reference for searching out and identifying any of the hundreds of species of seashore life found on the beaches of British Columbia, Washington and Oregon. Covering the Pacific Northwest's most common shoreline-dwelling flora and fauna, each entry contains a detailed description of appearance and habitat accompanied by colour photos for easy identification of any creature you might encounter as you explore your local beach. This guide also provides simple but essential information on tides and the various habitats within the intertidal zones, to assist beachcombers in exploring safely with minimal ecological impact. The Beachcomber's Guide even contains up-to-date descriptions of the best beachcombing sites and when to visit them--you may even find your new favourite exploration grounds! Thoroughly updated and packed with handy and accessible information, this guide belongs in the beach bag or backpack of any avid naturalist, amateur beachcomber or adventurous family."-- Provided by publisher.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Issued also in electronic format.
Subject: Seashore biology > Northwest, Pacific.
Beachcombing > Northwest, Pacific > Guidebooks.
Seashore animals > Northwest, Pacific > Identification.
Seashore plants > Northwest, Pacific > Identification.
Seashore animals > Pacific Coast (North America) > Identification.
Seashore plants > Pacific Coast (North America) > Identification.
Intertidal organisms > Northwest, Pacific > Identification.
Intertidal organisms > Pacific Coast (North America) > Identification.
Intertidal organisms.
Seashore animals.
Seashore biology.
Seashore plants.
Northwest, Pacific > Guidebooks.
Pacific Coast (North America) > Guidebooks.
North America > Pacific Coast.
Pacific Northwest.
Genre: Guidebooks.
Field guides.
Field guides.