Publisher: Harbour; 1 edition (January 1, 1997)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 8.4 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
Shells and Shellfish of the Pacific Northwest is the integral consultant for beachcombers, seashell creditors, divers or a person who desires to be aware of extra concerning the shells and shellfish came across alongside the saltwater shorelines and intertidal components of the Pacific Northwest. everybody from weekend adventurers to critical creditors will love this ebook! This finished box consultant introduces greater than 250 species of mollusks - clams, oysters, scallops, chitons and extra - whose diversity extends from Alaska to B.C. to Washington, Oregon and California. Rick Harbo has integrated exact descriptions and color pictures of accepted species just like the mussel in addition to extra vague ones just like the checkered hairysnail and the gutless awning clam. Shells and Shellfish of the Pacific Northwest is usually jam-packed with details on areas to discover shells, the significance of shells in local paintings and tradition, and guidance on edibility and conservation. a unique full-colour part on picking out clams by way of their siphons or "shows" is a primary for shell guidebooks.Discover the wealthy, diversified marine lifetime of the Pacific Northwest with this attention-grabbing, easy-to-follow booklet. do not visit the seashore with out it!