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New Zealand Coastal Marine Invertebrates

Volume 1

Steve de C. Cook (editor)

ISBN: 9781877257605

Publication Date: Jul 2010

Format: Hardback

Covering nearly 1,500 species, this guide to marine invertebrates found around the coasts of New Zealand is suitable for divers, naturalists, and professional scientists. Each section outlines a major taxonomic group, such as starfishes, crustaceans, and mollusks, and describes each animal's morphology, habitat, abundance, and distribution.
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Covering nearly 1,500 species, this definitive guide to marine invertebrates found around the coasts of New Zealand is ideal for divers, naturalists, and professional scientists. Each section outlines a major taxonomic group, such as starfishes, crustaceans, and mollusks; describes each animal's morphology, habitat, abundance, distribution, and depth range in accessbile language; and summarizes vital information from the most obscure scientific literature for further research. Beautifully photographed by New Zealand's best underwater photographers, this encyclopedic reference also features an exhaustive array of line drawings for extra anatomical detail. References, a comprehensive glossary, and a full index are also included.
Language English
Pages 632
Dimensions 286 x 216 x 43
Date Published 30 Jul 2010
Publisher Canterbury University Press
Subject/s Hydrobiology   Oceanography (seas)  
Steve de C. Cook is a freelance taxonomist and ecologist. He has performed doctoral research in sponge taxonomy and has a wide range of experience in New Zealand marine invertebrate biodiversity.

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