A Field Guide to the Atlantic Seashore: From the Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras

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Roger Tory Peterson
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Sep 1, 1999 - Nature - 329 pages
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More than 1,000 illustrations, arranged according to visual similarities, show plant and animal species of the Atlantic Coast from the Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras. This guide includes information on how to locate each species by geographic range, tidal range, tidal level, season, topography, and climate.
  

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Contents

How to Use This Book
1
Collecting and Preserving Specimens
7
Distrihution and Habitats
14
Plants
25
Animals
55
Phylum Phoronida
120
Phylum Annelida
164
Phylum Sipuncula
197
Cumaceans
219
Amphipods
225
Eucarids
231
Glossary
279
Selected Bihliography
287
Index
295
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Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.

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