Shells of North American Shores: East Coast Seashells from Canada to the Florida Keys (The Naturencyclopedia Series)by Katherine Orr
Here is an authoritative guide to shells both written and meticulously illustrated by noted marine biologist Katherine Orr. The informative text is accompanied by pen-and-ink drawings of shells and habitats, including tidepools, sandbars, eelgrass meadows, great beaches, sheltered bays and Florida mudflats, among others. In addition, a complete list of the 123 varieties of seashells gives both common and scientific names, along with a glossary of terms. The author's emphasis on environmental protection will be welcomed by all naturalists.
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