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Seashells of North America: A Guide to Field Identification (Golden Field Guides)

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Publisher Comments:

Scoop up plentiful Cockles on Eastern beaches. Spy a fabulous Emperor Helmet in Southern Florida. Find a Red Chiton on the Pacific shore. The coasts of North America yield a wondrous variety of shells, from the majestic Conch to tiny Bittium. This beautifully illustrated guide helps both the novice and experienced shell hunter distinguish between similar varieties and find the glorious specimens that become a collection's prize.

-Native varieties and important introduced species

-Expert tips on cleaning and preservation

-Common and scientific names

-Convenient measuring rules...and more!!

Synopsis:

A survey of the world of marine mollusks provides identification about the common shells of the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of North America.

About the Author

Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781582381251
Subtitle:
A Guide to Field Identification
Editor:
Zim, Herbert Spencer
Illustrator:
Sandstrom, George
Editor:
Zim, Herbert Spencer
Editor:
Zim, Herbert S.
Author:
Zim, Herbert S.
Author:
Abbott, R. Tucker
Author:
Sandstrom, George
Author:
Sandstrom, George F.
Author:
Sandstrom, George F.
Publisher:
Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
North America
Subject:
Oceans & Seas
Subject:
Shells
Subject:
Seashells
Subject:
Mollusks
Subject:
Mollusks -- North America.
Subject:
Mollusks -- North America -- Identification.
Subject:
Oceanography-Seashells
Subject:
Life Sciences/Marine Biology
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Golden Field Guide from St. Martin's Press
Publication Date:
20010414
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations throughout
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
7.55 x 4.62 x 0.53 in

Related Subjects


Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Ocean and Marine Biology
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Shells
Science and Mathematics » Oceanography » General
Science and Mathematics » Oceanography » Seashells

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