Guide To Marine Life

Author: Marty Snyderman
Publisher: Aqua Quest Publications, Inc.
ISBN: 9781881652069
Size: 61.45 MB
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A layman's guide to identifying and understanding the marine life while scuba diving.

Reef Life

Author: Brandon Cole
Publisher: Firefly Books Limited
ISBN: 9781770851900
Size: 50.14 MB
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Discusses what coral reefs are, what makes them unique, where they are found, what plants and animals make up their food webs, and what impact humans have on these fragile ecosystems.

Two Oceans

Author: George Branch
Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa
ISBN: 1775842789
Size: 71.50 MB
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For over two decades Two Oceans has been the pre-eminent book to which scientists, students, divers and beachcombers turn to identify and learn about marine life, from sponges to whales and seaweeds to dune forests. In this exuberantly colourful, fully revised fourth edition, over 2 000 species are now covered, names and other details have been updated to refl ect the latest taxonomy and many new photographs have been added.

California Marine Life

Author: Marty Snyderman
Publisher: Roberts Rinehart Pub
Size: 52.53 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Beachcomber S Guide To Gulf Coast Marine Life

Author: Susan B. Rothschild
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publications
ISBN: 9781589790612
Size: 28.31 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This updated guide provides the latest findings about the biology and ecology of the Gulf of Mexico. It reflects the effects of recent storms and hurricanes, and includes an expanded chapter on sea turtles. Hundreds of detailed drawings introduce you to more than 300 marine creatures commonly found along the beaches and bays of this area. Easy-to-read descriptions explain the taxonomic feeding, mating, and migratory habits of these coastal residents. In addition, this guide tells you about many offshore creatures, such as oysters, shrimp, and lobsters, and the numerous animals that inhabit the subsea oil platforms.

Beachcomber S Guide To Marine Life Of The Pacific Northwest

Author: Thomas M. Niesen
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
Size: 15.96 MB
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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.

Marine Life Of The North Atlantic

Author: Andrew J. Martinez
Publisher: Aqua Quest Publications, Inc.
ISBN: 9781881652328
Size: 63.96 MB
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This invaluable reference for biologists, divers, and aquarium enthusiasts identifies over 200 species of fishes, invertebrates and plant life.

Snorkeling Guide To Marine Life

Author: Paul Humann
Publisher: New World Publications Incorporated
Size: 17.63 MB
Format: PDF
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This field guide illustrates all the fish, corals, invertebrates and plants you are most likely to encounter in less than 15 feet of water in the Caribbean. Humann's photographs are excellent for identification purposes -- and the handy size makes it perfect to take along in the boat or to the beach.