Alaska's Seashore Creatures: A Guide to Selected Marine Invertebrates

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This handy pocket guide focuses on Alaska's diverse marine invertebrates; the ocean animals without backbones. With distinctive color photographs and a map along with black and white illustration you will learn and identify shoreline creatures such as everyday clams, sea stars, moon snails, octopuses and enormous gumbook chitons along with nudibranches and lion's mane jellyfish and much more.
 
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This handy pocket guide focuses on Alaska's diverse marine invertebrates; the ocean animals without backbones. With distinctive color photographs and a map along with black and white illustration you will learn and identify shoreline creatures such as everyday clams, sea stars, moon snails, octopuses and enormous gumbook chitons along with nudibranches and lion's mane jellyfish and much more.
 
Included in guide are a list of the best places to go tidepooling in Alaska.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780882405162
  • Publisher: Alaska Northwest Books
  • Publication date: 5/28/1999
  • Series: Alaska Pocket Guide Series
  • Edition description: POCKET
  • Pages: 96
  • Product dimensions: 4.56 (w) x 8.03 (h) x 0.28 (d)

Meet the Author

Field is a marine biologist and naturalist.

Field is a marine biologist and naturalist.

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Table of Contents

Map                          12

SPONGES               13

CNIDARIANS           15

 Jellyfish, Sea Anemones

MARINE WORMS    20

MOLLUSCS              24

Abalones, Limpets, Periwinkles, Moon snails, Tritons, Dogwinkles

Nudibranchs, Mussels, Scallops, Jingle Shells, Cockles, Long Burrowing Clams

Macomas, Ugly Clams

MARINE ARTHROPODS  55

   Barnacles, Isopods, Amphipods, crabs

BRYOZOANS             69

ECHINODERMS       71

Sea Stars, Brittle Stars, Sea Urchians, Sea Cumbers

TUNICATES      84

Tidepooling in Alaska

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