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Atlantic Seashore Field Guide

Florida to Canada

by (author) J. Duane Sept

Stackpole Books
Initial publish date
Mar 2016
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    Publish Date
    Mar 2016
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A photographic guide to the common plants and animals that inhabit the intertidal zone--the area covered by water at high tide and exposed during low tide--on the Atlantic coast from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, to Cape Canaveral, Florida.

  • Includes color photos, descriptions, and details for crabs, crustaceans, mollusks and their shells, jellies, barnacles, shrimp, worms, squid, mosses, seaweeds, and lichens
  • Learn how to identify over 500 of the most common intertidal species
  • Covers all different types of intertidal habitats, whether rocky, sandy, or muddy

About the author

J. Duane Sept is a biologist, freelance writer and professional photographer. His biological work has included research on various wildlife species and service as a park naturalist. His award-winning photographs have been published internationally, in displays and in books, magazines and other publications, for clients that include BBC Wildlife, Parks Canada, Natural Canada, National Wildlife Federation and World Wildlife Fund.

Today Duane brings wealth of information to the public as an author, in much the same way he has inspired thousands of visitors to Canada's parks. His published books include The Beachcomber's Guide to Seashore Life in the Pacific Northwest (Harbour Publishing), Common Birds of British Columbia (Calypso Publishing) and Wild Berries of the Northwest: Alaska, Western Canada and the Northwestern United States (Calypso Publishing).

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