The Greek Seashore: A Field Guide to Coastal Invertebrates
Efstathiadis Group, 2002 - Marine invertebrates - 223 pages
This guide is a precise, scientific resource of marine invertebrates found on the Greek seashore and in Greece's coastal waters. Over 80 species and genera representing eleven phyla are described providing discerning tourists, divers, sport fishermen and naturalists alike with one of the most complete guides available. With the help of colourful pictures and detailed drawings, many shells, crabs, sea anemones, sponges, corals and a variety of other organisms are expertly profiled. Information about each organism and their natural history accompanies each description.
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Class Calscispongiae or Calcarea calcareous sponges 23
Phylum Cnidaria fjelly lish corals and hydroids 12953
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