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Seashells of North America: A Guide to Field Identification

Seashells of North America: A Guide to Field Identification

by R. Tucker Abbott, George F. Sandstrom
     
 

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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

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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!!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582381251
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Series:
Golden Field Guide from St. Martin's Press Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
4.62(w) x 7.55(h) x 0.53(d)

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Meet the Author


R. Tucker Abbott is a contributor to several Golden Field Guides.

Herbert S. Zim contributed to nature guides from Golden Guides and St. Martin's Press.

George Sandstrom contributed to nature guides from Golden Guides and St. Martin's Press, including Rocks and Minerals.

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