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

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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 habitats of the Gulf of Mexico.
Special features:Illustrated guide to the general features of mollusksFamily overviewsDescriptions of deep-water, tropical, coral reef, and bank speciesInformation boxes on notable speciesAssemblage photos of dominant species in primary Texas habitats
Checklist and glossaryThis 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.
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 habitats 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.
Number of Pages: 512
Genre: Nature
Sub-Genre: Ecology
Series Title: Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies Series
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Texas A & M Univ Pr
Author: John W. Tunnell & Jean Andrews & Noe C. Barrera & Fabio Moretzsohn
Language: English
Street Date: July 15, 2010
TCIN: 12280748
UPC: 9781603441414
Item Number (DPCI): 248-43-1857
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