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Marine life of the Pacific Northwest : a photographic encyclopedia of invertebrates, seaweeds and selected fishes / Andy Lamb and Bernard P. Hanby ; seaweed and annelid worm sections in collaboration with Michael W. Hawkes and Sheila C. Byers respectively ; photography by Bernard P. Hanby.

Lamb, Andrew, 1947- (author.). Hanby, Bernard P., 1934- (author,, photographer.). Hawkes, Michael William, 1951- (author.). Byers, Sheila C., 1950- (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library 578.77 LAM 000155439 Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1550173618
  • ISBN: 9781550173611
  • Physical Description: 398 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Madeira Park, BC : Harbour Publishing, [2005]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Seagrasses and seaweeds. Flowering plants ; Marine algae -- Invertebrates. Sponges ; Sea anemones, corals, hydroids, hydrocorals, jellies and others ; Worms ; Phoronids, moss animals, nodding heads, lampshells ; Chitons, bivalves, univalves, bubble shells, nudibranchs, tuskshells, octopus and squid ; Shrimps, crabs, hermits, barnacles, sea fleas, sea spiders and others ; Sea stars, brittle stars, feather stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers ; Tunicates, salps, acorn worms and others -- Vertebrates. Selected fishes ; Garter snake.
Summary, etc.:
"Over 25 years in the making, Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest: A Photographic Encyclopedia of Invertebrates, Seaweeds and Selected Fishes is the most comprehensive photographic reference on Northwest marine life ever produced. With over 1,700 colour photographs of over 1,400 saltwater plants and animals, it is an essential addition to any natural history library. It is designed to allow the reader to recognize virtually any coastal organism that might be commonly encountered from southern Alaska to central California - from sea lettuces and feather boa kelp through to the leopard ribbon worm, Pacific red octopus, spiny-thigh sea spider and gutless awning-clam.
Subject: Marine biology > Northwest, Pacific.
Marine biology > Northwest, Pacific > Pictorial works.
Marine biology.
Invertébrés marins > Nord-Ouest, Côte (Amérique du Nord) > Ouvrages illustrés.
Invertébrés marins > Nord-Ouest, Côte (Amérique du Nord) > Indentification.
Organismes marins > Nord-Ouest, Côte (Amérique du Nord) > Ouvrages illustrés.
Organismes marins > Nord-Ouest, Côte (Amérique du Nord) > Identification.
Pacific Northwest.
Genre: Pictorial works.