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Pacific Reef & Shore: A Photo Guide to Northwest Marine Lifeby Rick Harbo
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Pacific Reef & Shore is the 21st century successor to Harbo's 1980 bestseller Tidepool and Reef, with more species, up-to-date scientific information and many brilliant new full-colour photographs of the 300 most common plants and animals of the intertidal zone. Arranged for quick identification with colour-coded sections, this ingenious guide has written descriptions of each organism, with size, habitat and interesting facts conveniently placed next to its photo.
Authoritative and accessible, Pacific Reef & Shore is the indispensable companion for divers, kayakers and beach strollers alike.
Whales, seals, oysters, crabs, nudibranchs and seaweeds are just a smattering of the sea life you'll find in this comprehensive, easy-to-use pocket guide from Rick Harbo, the dean of popular Pacific Northwest marine biology.
About the Author
Rick Harbo, B.Sc., is one of the Pacific Northwest's leading marine writers and photographers. Author of the bestselling Tidepool and Reef, The Edible Seashore, Guide to the Western Seashore, Shells and Shellfish of the Pacific Northwest, and Whelks to Whales, Harbo is a diver, teacher of marine life courses and a senior marine biologist with Fisheries and Oceans Canada in Nanaimo, BC, where he lives with his wife and children.
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