A Practical Guide to the Marine Animals of Northeastern North America

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Rutgers University Press, 1998 - Nature - 367 pages
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This guide to the marine life from Nova Scotia to North Carolina is designed for the nonexpert, but aims also to provide coverage to meet the needs of those conducting biotic surveys and advanced studies in the region, with information in illustrated tabular form.
  

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A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America

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Ranging from the Canadian maritime provinces to Cape Hatteras, this comprehensive field guide covers macrofauna, i.e., both vertebrates and invertebrates visible to the unaided eye, that live from ... Read full review

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An excellent book to have in a meio-fauna laboratory! The keying is clear and un-complicated and the artwork excellent. This volume was one of my two essential quick reference texts whilst doing taxonomic research on meio-fauna from the St. Lawrence estuaries. Laboratory work done at Le Biodome de Montreal, 1999, 2003-04.
F.McLaughlin, biological research assistant (1999, 2003-04) to Serge Parent, Ph.D., Biodome de Montreal.
 

Contents

Chapterr Groups of Marine Invertebrates
15
Chapterz Gelatinous Organisms
23
Ectoparasites and Commensals
30
Eggs and Egg Masses
46
Small Flatworms
88
33
96
Phylum Ectoprocta or Bryozoa
97
Chapterr3 Phylum Mollusca
107
Nudibranchia Sea Slugs
133
Chapter I4 Phylum Annelida
168
Chapterr5 Phylum Arthropoda
211
Order Decapoda Infraorder Caridea and Family
250
Chapter16 Phylum Echinodermata
268
Phylum Chordata
279
Appendix Recommendations for Anesthetization Fixation
333
Illustration Credits and Sources
343

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