Chesapeake Bay: nature of the estuary : a field guide

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Publisher:
Tidewater Publishers,
Pub. Date:
c1989.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
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This book has become the definitive field guide to the Chesapeake. Flora and fauna descriptions are arranged according to the bay's nine major habitats -- from freshwater wetlands to saltwater marshes. The most important field marks of over 500 species are shown in 350 superb pen-and-ink drawings, which make this benchmark work as beautiful as it is useful. The book is designed as a user-friendly introduction to the natural history of the Chesapeake Bay. Scientific jargon is kept to a minimum. Illustrations and text are paired to present an easy-to-use primer on the estuarine system. The book takes an ecological approach to life above and below the Chesapeake's surface. Wetland and aquatic communities are emphasised.
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9780870333514
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subject_facet Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.) -- Description and travel, Marine biology -- Chesapeake, Marine ecology -- Chesapeake Bay, Natural history -- Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
title_display Chesapeake Bay : nature of the estuary : a field guide
title_full Chesapeake Bay : nature of the estuary : a field guide / by Christopher P. White ; with drawings by Karen Teramura
title_short Chesapeake Bay :
title_sub nature of the estuary : a field guide
topic_facet Chesapeake, Chesapeake Bay, Description and travel, Marine biology, Marine ecology, Natural history