Life in the Chesapeake Bay

Life in the Chesapeake Bay

by Alice Jane Lippson, Robert L. Lippson
     
 

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Life in the Chesapeake Bay is the most important book ever published on America's largest estuary. Now in its third edition, the book has been updated with a new gallery of thirty-nine color photographs and dozens of new species descriptions and illustrations.

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Life in the Chesapeake Bay is the most important book ever published on America's largest estuary. Now in its third edition, the book has been updated with a new gallery of thirty-nine color photographs and dozens of new species descriptions and illustrations.

Editorial Reviews

Wildlife Activist
Persons with a fondness for the Chesapeake Bay should get a copy of this book.

Whole Earth Review
The best-written and best-illustrated guide ever about a North American tidal estuary. It is the model for all future coastal nature guides.

Chesapeake Life Magazine
The region's quintessential field and reference guide

Mariner
This classic guide to the plants and animals of the Chesapeake Bay will appeal to a variety of readers.

Underwater Naturalist
This is a wonderful book.

Northeastern Naturalist
One of the most popular, well written, and useful guides to the Chesapeake.

Baltimore Sun
A story book, a field guide and a reference work, and anyone interested in fishing, ecology, or our bay should own it.

Washington Post Book World
Handsome, generously illustrated... All of the Bay's richness is catalogued here.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801854767
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
05/08/1997
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
8.05(w) x 9.05(h) x 1.04(d)

Meet the Author

Alice Jane Lippson is a biological illustrator and researcher in estuarine ecology. Robert L. Lippson, prior to his retirement, was a marine scientist with the National Marine Fisheries Service and an adjunct professor of invertebrate zoology at Michigan State University. The Lippsons live and work on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay.

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