Tidepool and Reef: Marinelife Guide to the Pacific Northwest Coast
This book is intended as a field guide for beach explorers, skindivers and scuba divers. The author has given a photograph and brief description for each common, and many not so commonly found species of plants and animals-its size, shape, colour and habitat. Some additional characteristics may also be included in the general description of the group of organisms.
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algae Anemone bands branches brown Bryozoan calcareous carapace cerata Chiton Clam claws Coelenterata Coral crevices dark Diameter disc edible eelgrass eggs eight cm Encrusting Sponge exposed shores five cm flattened floats and pilings Found in shallows Found intertidally found on floats Found on intertidal Found on rocks Found on subtidal Found subtidally four cm Goose Barnacle green grey Hairy Hermit Crab Hydrocorals hydroids intertidal and subtidal intertidal rocks Jellyfish Lampshells Limpet lowest tides margin mottled mussels Nudibranch oscula pair of legs Phylum Phylum Coelenterata pink plates polyps purple rays retractable plume-like gills Rockfish rocky areas scale worm Sculpin Sea Cucumber sea pens Sea Squirt sea stars Seaweed Sebastes seven cm shell Shrimp siphons slender body Smooth Snail spines Spiny Squid stalk Strictly subtidal stripes subtidal rocks subtidal zone Tealia tentacles thin three cm tidepools tips tube feet Tubulanus tunic Variable in color Wolf-eel yellow