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Encyclopedia of Texas Seashells: Identification, Ecology, Distribution, and History
 

Encyclopedia of Texas Seashells: Identification, Ecology, Distribution, and History (Hardback)

By Tunnell, John W., Jr.
By Andrews, Jean
By Barrera, Noe C.
By Moretzsohn, Fabio

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An essential reference book for every collector and researcher of American seashells, Encyclopedia of Texas Seashells is a complete sourcebook and up-to-date identification guide, covering an unprecedented nine hundred species of seashells and mollusks that reside in the marine h...abitats of the Gulf of Mexico. Special features: Illustrated guide to the general features of mollusks Family overviews Descriptions of deep-water, tropical, coral reef, and bank species Information boxes on notable species Assemblage photos of dominant species in primary Texas habitats Checklist and glossary This reference contains 987 detailed and data-rich color images for even the tiniest shells, a valuable primer on shell collecting as a hobby, and a wealth of entries on the history of use and study, habitats and ecology, shell characteristics, distribution, biology, and identification. Covering species that range from Florida to South America, the Encyclopedia of Texas Seashells will also be a valuable resource for anyone interested in seashells of the Western Atlantic.
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ISBN 9781603441414
Released NZ 1 Jun 2010
Publisher Inbooks
Format Hardback
Series Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies Series
Availability
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ISBN-13 9781603441414
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Inbooks
Imprint Texas A & M University Press
Released 1 Jun 2010
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Tunnell, John W., Jr.
By Andrews, Jean
By Barrera, Noe C.
By Moretzsohn, Fabio
Series Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies Series
Category Invertebrates
Aquatic Creatures
Number of Pages 512
Dimensions Width: 216mm
Height: 279mm
Spine: 41mm
Dewey Code 594.14770976;594.147709764
Weight 2,359g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Shells - Texas - Gulf Region, Mollusks - Ecology - Texas - Gulf Region
NBS Text Life Sciences: Zoology
ONIX Text General/trade

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