9781603441414

Encyclopedia of Texas Seashells : Identification, Ecology, Distribution, and History

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  • ISBN13:

    9781603441414

  • ISBN10:

    1603441417

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/15/2010
  • Publisher: Texas A & M Univ Pr
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Summary

An essential reference book for every collector and researcher of American seashells,Encyclopedia of Texas Seashellsis 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, theEncyclopedia of Texas Seashellswill also be a valuable resource for anyone interested in seashells of the Western Atlantic.

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