A Field Guide to Coral Reefs: Caribbean and Florida

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Sep 1, 1999 - Nature - 289 pages
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With more than 500 species described and more than 400 illustrations, this guide provides quick and easy visual identification of fishes, mollusks, sponges, shrimps, lobsters, crabs, and much more of the fauna found on the coral reefs of the Caribbean and Florida.
  

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Contents

About This Book
1
The Fringing Reef
6
The BankBarrier Reef and Lagoon
11
Jellyfish Comb Jellies Sea Anemones and Corals
55
Origin of the Coral Reef
96
Ecology of the Coral Reef
101
Sponges
121
Segmented Worms
134
Shrimps Lobsters and Crabs
150
Echinoderms
169
Fishes
206
Intimate Relationships on the Reef
242
Dangerous Marine Animals
251
Glossary
263
Field Library
271
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Mollusks
141

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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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