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Shells and Shellfish of the Pacific Northwest

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ISBN-10: 1550171461

ISBN-13: 9781550171464

Edition: 1997 (Unabridged)

Authors: Rick M. Harbo, Rick M. Harbo

List price: $25.95
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Shells and Shellfish of the Pacific Northwest is the indispensable guide for beachcombers, seashell collectors, divers or anyone who wants to know more about the shells and shellfish found along the saltwater beaches and intertidal areas of the Pacific Northwest. Everyone from weekend adventurers to serious collectors will love this book! This comprehensive field guide introduces more than 250 species of mollusks - clams, oysters, scallops, chitons and more - whose range extends from Alaska to B.C. to Washington, Oregon and California. Rick Harbo has included detailed descriptions and colour photos of familiar species like the mussel as well as more obscure ones like the checkered…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Harbour Publishing Company, Limited
Publication date: 1/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Rick Harbo, B.Sc., is one of the Pacific Northwest's leading marine writers and photographers. Author of the bestselling Tidepool and Reef, The Edible Seashore, Guide to the Western Seashore, Shells and Shellfish of the Pacific Northwest, and Whelks to Whales, Harbo is a diver, teacher of marine life courses and a senior marine biologist with Fisheries and Oceans Canada in Nanaimo, BC, where he lives with his wife and children.

Introduction
How to Use This Guide
Colour Guide Bivalves (Clams, Mussels, Oysters, Cockles, Scallops)
Brachiopods (Lamp Shells)
Bivalve Siphons & Shows or ""Eyes Looking Out
Gastropods (Abalone, Snails, Limpets, Whelks)
Tuskshells
Chitons
Black-and-White Guide The Mollusks
Bivalves (Clams, Mussels, Oysters, Cockles, Scallops) jig Brachlopods (Lamp Shells)
Gastropods (Abalone, Snails, Limpets, Whelks)
Tuskshells
Chitons
Appendices Ack