Synopses & Reviews
Designed primarily for field study, this book introduces the variety of species living in our diverse coastal setting, from sand dunes to salt marshes. Among the organisms identified are salt meadow hay, comb jellies, pipe fish, ghost crabs, sea cucumbers, and black skimmers. For each habitat, this study explains how organisms adapt to specific surroundings, describing how the various communities develop there, and aids in the identification of the most common species.
'Seacoast Life' was created for those who want a better understanding of the plants and animals that thrive along the mid-Atlantic coast. Designed primarily for field study, it introduces the reader to the variety of species that live in our diverse coastal settings--ocean beaches, sand dunes, maritime forests, salt marshes, tidal flats, and jetties and pilings.