Field Guide to Fishes of the Chesapeake Bay

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Author: Edward O. Murdy,John A. Musick,Valerie A. Kells

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 142140768X

Category: Nature

Page: 345

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The only comprehensive field guide to the Chesapeake’s fishes, this book is an indispensable resource for both anglers and students of the Bay. Vivid illustrations by Val Kells complement the expertise of researchers Edward O. Murdy and John A. Musick. They describe fishes that inhabit waters ranging from low-salinity estuaries to the point where the Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. Key features of this field guide include• full-color illustrations of more than 200 species• text that is presented adjacent to illustrations for easy reference• detailed descriptions of physical characteristics, range, occurrence in the Bay, reproduction, diet, and statistics from fisheries research• spot illustrations that highlight critical features of certain fish• illustrations of juveniles when they look different from adults• appendices that include identification keys Formatted as a compact field guide for students, scientists, researchers, and fishermen, Field Guide to Fishes of the Chesapeake Bay should be a standard passenger on any boat that plies the Chesapeake’s waters.

A Field Guide to Coastal Fishes

From Alaska to California

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Author: Valerie A. Kells,Luiz A. Rocha,Larry G. Allen

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 1421418320

Category: Nature

Page: 376

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From the Arctic waters of Alaska to the southern tip of California, this fully illustrated guide captures the stunning diversity of fishes along the western coastlines of the United States and Canada. The combined work of renowned marine science illustrator Val Kells and distinguished ichthyologists Luiz A. Rocha and Larry G. Allen, A Field Guide to Coastal Fishes: From Alaska to California is this region’s most current and thorough fish identification guide. Whether you are an angler, scuba diver, naturalist, student, or teacher, you will find every fish you’re trying to identify, each shown in lifelike detail. The book’s coverage extends from shallow, brackish waters to depths of about 200 meters. Key features include· Over 950 illustrations of adults, juveniles, and color variants · Descriptions of 157 fish families and almost 700 species· Text presented adjacent to the illustrations· Concise details about the biology, range, and distribution of each species Poised to become your go-to reference, this guide will find a welcome spot on your boat, in your backpack, or on your bookshelf.

A Field Guide to Atlantic Coast Fishes

North America

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Author: Carleton Ray,C. Richard Robins

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544530837

Category: Nature

Page: 368

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The more than 1,000 species descriptions in this guide include information on range and habitat such as depths, bottom types, water temperatures, and salinity. The almost 1,100 illustrations use the Peterson Identification System for quick, accurate field identification.

Life in the Chesapeake Bay

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Author: Alice Jane Lippson,Robert L. Lippson

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9780801883385

Category: Nature

Page: 324

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Life in the Chesapeake Bay is the most important book ever published on America's largest estuary. Now in its third edition, the book has been updated with a new gallery of thirty-nine color photographs and dozens of new species descriptions and illustrations.

Chesapeake Bay

Nature of the Estuary : a Field Guide

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Author: Christopher P. White

Publisher: Tidewater Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 212

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Describes the nine types of habitat found in the Chesapeake Bay area, discusses each one's ecological system

Unterwasserführer

Mittelmeer. Fische

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Author: Robert A. Patzner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783895940019

Category:

Page: 158

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Chesapeake Bay Wildlife

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Author: James Kavanagh,Waterford Press Inc.

Publisher: Waterford Press

ISBN: 9781583556764

Category: Nature

Page: 12

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Chesapeake Bay supports more than 3,600 species of plants, fish and animals, including 348 species of fin fish and 173 species of shellfish. The familiar blue crab is one of thousands of species of animals inhabiting the diverse ecosystems found throughout the region. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes and butterflies/insects, seashore creatures, trees, shrubs and wildflowers. Also includes aregional map, information on the history of the region and how to protect and restore the bay habitats. It was developed in collaboration with the Chesapeake Bay Gateways & Water Trails Network. A portion of the proceeds are returned to the Network to further its important activities. This lightweight, waterproof, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.

Common Plants of the Mid-Atlantic Coast

A Field Guide

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Author: Gene M. Silberhorn

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9780801860812

Category: Nature

Page: 294

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"A superb guidebook for amateur naturalists, students in a variety of ecology-oriented courses, and gardeners who wish to assess new species." -- American Horticulturist

Der Aal

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Author: Friedrich-Wilhelm Tesch

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783800145638

Category:

Page: 397

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Das geheime Leben der Kühe

Mit einem Vorwort von Alan Bennett

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Author: Rosamund Young

Publisher: btb Verlag

ISBN: 3641222311

Category: Social Science

Page: 176

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Wie fühlt es sich an, eine Kuh zu sein? Ziemlich ähnlich wie ein Mensch. Davon ist Rosamund Young, britische Ökobäuerin der ersten Stunde, überzeugt: Kühe haben Gefühle und gehen persönliche Beziehungen ein. Sie sprechen miteinander, geben ihre Weisheit weiter, kümmern sich um den Nachwuchs, spielen Verstecken, sind beleidigt, verärgert, traurig oder aufgekratzt. Young, die auf ihrer Farm Kite‘s Nest in den Cotswolds im Herzen Englands seit vielen Jahren biologische Landwirtschaft betreibt, hat zu ihren Kühen ein ganz besonderes Verhältnis. »Ich bin keine Schriftstellerin, ich bin Ghostwriter für meine Kühe«, sagt sie. Youngs ebenso warmherziges wie charmantes Plädoyer für einen Umgang mit den Tieren auf Augenhöhe verändert unseren Blick und lässt uns staunen. »Niemand, der dieses Buch gelesen hat, wird Kühe so sehen wie zuvor.« The Guardian

Zooplankton of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts

A Guide to Their Identification and Ecology

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Author: William S. Johnson,Dennis M. Allen

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 1421406187

Category: Science

Page: 472

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Zooplankton are critical to the vitality of estuaries and coastal waters. In this revised edition of Johnson and Allen's instant classic, readers are taken on a tour of the miniature universe of zooplankton, including early developmental stages of familiar and diverse shrimps, crabs, and fishes. Zooplankton of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts details the behavior, morphology, and coloration of these tiny aquatic animals. Precise descriptions and labeled illustrations of hundreds of the most commonly encountered species provide readers with the best source available for identifying zooplankton. Inside the second edition• an updated introduction that orients readers to the diversity, habitats, environmental responses, collection, history, and ecological roles of zooplankton• descriptions of life cycles• illustrations (including 88 new drawings) that identify 340-plus taxa and life stages• range, habits, and ecology for each entry located directly opposite the illustration• appendices with information on collection and observation techniques and citations of more than 1,300 scientific articles and books

Trout Are Made of Trees

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Author: April Pulley Sayre

Publisher: Charlesbridge

ISBN: 1607340143

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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"Leaves and bacteria, insects and fish, bears and people, too--we're all part of one big circle of growing and eating and living"--Inside front flap.

Haie im Mittelmeer

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Author: Alessandro De Maddalena,Harald Bänsch

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sharks

Page: 239

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Beschreibung und Abbildung aller 49 im Mittelmeer vorkommenden Haiarten: Anatomie, Lebensweise, Gefährdungsgrad. Wichtig für Umweltschützer, Taucher, Angler.