'This is an information-packed volume for the serious student of the seashore ... The great merit of this book is that it goes into considerable detail about the individual species including aspects of their behaviour, longevity and distribution around the British coast ... illustrated with excellent line drawings of every species featured ... The book seems better the more I look at it.' Glaucus
'... a unique, concise illustrated guide to both the biology and identification of over 600 common and widespread shore animals and plants ... this book will be the premier biological text and identification guide for students at school and university, teachers and all those interested in the seashore for many years to come.' Piet Lansbergen, Coast
'... should rapidly become accepted as a standard identification text for shore organisms.' Hugh Jones, Bulletin of the Malacological Society of London
'... a welcome addition to the library of any prospective, or practising, marine biologist in the UK.' P. G. Moore, Journal of Natural History
'... a valuable guide for the student. Very good.' Aquarist and Pondkeeper
'... very good value for any student of marine biology at any level. It is a fund of information presented in a clear and user-friendly way.' N. V. Jones, ECSA Bulletin
'... a useful text for the more serious student ... Sixth-form libraries and university students will want this.' Simon Millett, SSR
'... as an introductory guide this one has much to recommend it.' TEG News
'I would envisage this remaining a standard work for many years to come.' Bryan Sage, Country-Side
'... an excellent piece of work ... I would recommend it to anyone involved in tutoring marine field courses and to general marine ecologists. At £19.95 for the paperback version it represents good value for money.' Ian Killeen, Porcupine Newsletter
'This is an excellent book for the intended readership ... It can also be recommended to interested amateurs.' Iain C. Wilkie, Glasgow Naturalist
Students and naturalists are not only interested in which species live on the seashore but also about their biology. How does a particular species reproduce? What is its life cycle? A Student's Guide to the Seashore is a unique, concise, illustrated guide to both the biology and identification of over 600 common and widespread shore animals and plants. In this new edition, for the first time, simple keys are included to allow accurate identification, and each species is beautifully illustrated by the author's line drawings. Together with concise summaries of diagnostic features, and notes on biology, this is the first comprehensive guide to the seashore giving a fascinating insight into the diversity and complexity of life on the shore. An extensive glossary of scientific terms and complete bibliography ensure that this book will be the premier biological text and identification guide for many years to come.
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Description du livre Paperback. État : Good. N° de réf. du libraire TT01487456B