The Beachcomber s Guide to Seashore Life in the Pacific Northwest

Author: J. Duane Sept
Publisher: Harbour Publishing
ISBN:
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More than 270 of the sponges, mollusks, crustaceans, sea stars, jellies, fishes, seaweeds and other flora and fauna you're likely to see in the Pacific Northwest are described here and each is photographed in color for identification in their natural habitat. The guide includes extra information on tidal action, differerent types of intertidal habitats, environmentally-friendly viewing techniques and the best intertidal sites in British Columbia, Washington and Oregon. --From publisher's description.

Seashore Life of the Northern Pacific Coast

Author: Eugene N. Kozloff
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780295960845
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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.

Beachcomber s Guide to Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Thomas M. Niesen
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
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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 Pacific Northwest

Author: Andrew Lamb
Publisher: Harbour Publishing Company
ISBN:
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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.

Whelks to Whales

Author: Rick M. Harbo
Publisher: Harbour Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781550174915
Format: PDF, ePub
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This newly revised and expanded edition contains more than 500 of the most common marine species, fascinating local sponges, jellyfish, crabs, shrimp, barnacles, clams, snails, seals, fish, whales, marine algae and hundreds of other living things that can be observed and identified without being disturbed, conveniently colour-coded for quick reference with a glossary and full index. With comprehensive but concise information on the size, range, habitat and behaviour of each species and full-colour photographs showing marine life as it appears in the wild, this is the perfect guide for everyone, from the novice beachcomber, student or weekend naturalist to the expert biologist.

Lighthouses and Life Saving on the Oregon Coast

Author: David Pinyerd
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 9780738548876
Format: PDF, Mobi
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An addition to the Images of America series commemorates the true heroes who served to warn, protect, and rescue those who went to sea off the Oregon coast, beginning with the first Oregon lighthouse built at the Umpqua River in 1857 to the establishment of the Life-Saving Service and today's Coast Guard. Original.

Shells and Shellfish of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Rick M. Harbo
Publisher: Madiera Park, B.C. : Harbour Publishing
ISBN: 9781550171464
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This easy to follow, full-colour guide introduces the more than 250 species of mollusks found along the beaches and shallow waters of the Pacific Northwest.

Pacific Seaweeds

Author: Louis Druehl
Publisher: Harbour Publishing Company
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"Pacific Seaweeds" is the authoritative guide to over 100 common species of seaweeds in the Pacific Northwest, ranging from the coastline of southeast Alaska to central California.