9781876334383

Australian Marine Life : Plants and Animals of the Temperate Waters

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    9781876334383

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    187633438X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-09-01
  • Publisher: Natl Book Network
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Summary

Describes 1200 of the most commonly seen plants and animals in temperate waters, including notes on their habitats and distribution, and more than 1300 full-color photographs. A wealth of information for divers, beachcombers and fishermen!

Table of Contents

Preface 7(4)
Introduction 11(6)
KINGDOM MONERA prokaryotes, bacteria, cyanobacteria, rickettsia 17(3)
Bacteria
17(1)
Cyanobacteria blue-green bacteria, blue-green algae
18(2)
KINGDOM PROTISTA protists 20(77)
Phylum Rhizopoda amoebas
20(1)
Phylum Actinopoda radiolarians, heliozoans, acantharians
21(1)
Phylum Foraminifera forams
21(1)
Phylum Ciliophora ciliates
22(1)
Phylum (Division) Cryptophyta cryptomonads
23(1)
Phylum (Division) Prymnesiophyta coccolithophores
24(1)
Phylum (Division) Chrysophyta silicoflagellates, chloromonads
25(1)
Phylum (Division) Bacilliariophyta diatoms
25(1)
Phylum (Division) Dinophyta dinoflagellates
26(1)
Phylum (Division) Euglenophyta euglenoids
27(1)
Phylum (Division) Chlorophyta green algae, green seaweeds
28(16)
Phylum (Division) Phaeophyta brown algae, brown seaweeds
44(28)
Phylum (Division) Rhodophyta red algae, red seaweeds
72(25)
KINDOM FUNGI 97(4)
Fungi
97(1)
Lichens
98(3)
KINGDOM PLANTAE land plants 101(11)
Phylum Magnoliophyta angiosperms
101(11)
Seagrasses
101(9)
Mangroves
110(1)
Saltmarsh Plants
111(1)
KINGDOM ANIMALIA animals 112(413)
Phylum Porifera sponges
112(7)
Phylum Cnidaria cnidarians
119(30)
Class Hydrozoa hydrozoans
119(7)
Order Hydroida hydroids
119(5)
Order Limnomedusae limnomedusids
124(1)
Order Siphonophora bluebottles, Portuguese man o' war
125(1)
Class Anthozoa anemones, corals, sea pens
126(19)
Order Actiniaria anemones
126(5)
Order Corallimorpharia jewel anemones
131(1)
Order Zoanthidea zoanthids
131(3)
Order Scleractinia stony corals
134(2)
Order Ceriantharia tube anemones
136(1)
Order Antipatharia black corals
137(1)
Order Alcyonacea soft corals, gorgonians
138(6)
Order Pennatulacea sea pens
144(1)
Class Scyphozoa jellyfish
145(3)
Order Samaeostomeae
145(2)
Order Rhizostomeae
147(1)
Class Cubozoa
148(1)
Order Cubomedusae box jellies
148(1)
Phylum Ctenophora comb jellies
149(2)
Phylum Platyhelminthes flatworms, platyhelminths
151(2)
Phylum Nemertea nemerteans, proboscis worms, ribbon worms
153(1)
Phylum Nematoda nematodes, roundworms
154(1)
Phylum Annelida segmented worms
155(8)
Class Oligochaeta oligochaete worms
155(1)
Class Hirudinea leeches
156(1)
Class Polychaeta polychaete worms
156(7)
Phylum Sipuncula peanut worms, sipunculans
163(2)
Phylum Echiuroidea echiurans
165(1)
Phylum Arthropoda arthropods
166(1)
Subhylum Chelicerata chelicerates
166(2)
Class Pycnogonida sea spiders, pycnogonids
166(2)
Class Arachnida arachnids
168(1)
Order Acarina mites
168(1)
Subphylum Uniramia uniramians
168(1)
Class Insecta insects
169(1)
Subphylum Crustacea crustaceans
169(50)
Class Branchiopoda
170(1)
Order Cladocera water fleas
170(1)
Class Cirripedia barnacles
170(7)
Class Copepoda copepods
177(1)
Class Ostracoda ostracods, seed shrimps
178(1)
Class Malacostraca malacostracans, higher crustaceans
179(40)
Order Nebaliacea nebaliaceans, leptostracans
179(1)
Order Stomatopoda mantis shrimps, prawn killers
180(1)
Order Cumacea cumaceans
180(1)
Order Tanaidacea tanaids
181(1)
Order Mysidacea mysids, opossum shrimps
182(1)
Order Isopoda isopods, slaters, pill bugs
183(1)
Order Amphipoda amphipods, beach hoppers
184(4)
Order Euphausiacea krill, euphausiids
188(1)
Order Decapoda prawns, shrimps, lobsters, crabs
189(30)
Phylum Mollusca molluscs
219(100)
Class Aplacophora solenogasters, aplacophorans
219(1)
Class Polyplacophora chitons
220(7)
Class Gastropoda gastropods, univalves
227(56)
Subclass Prosobranchia prosobranchs
227(39)
Subclass Pulmonata pulmonates
266(3)
Subclass Opisthobranchia sea slugs
269(14)
Class Bivalvia bivalves, pelycypods, lamellibranchs
283(27)
Class Scaphopoda scaphopods, tusk shells
310(1)
Class Cephalopoda squid, octopus, cuttlefish
311(8)
Phylum Brachiopoda brachiopods, lamp shells
319(1)
Phylum Phoronida phoronid worms
320(1)
Phylum Bryozoa bryozoans, moss animals, lace corals
321(6)
Phylum Entoprocta entoprocts, endoprocts
327(1)
Phylum Chaetognatha arrow worms
328(1)
Phylum Echinodermata echinoderms
329(43)
Class Crinoidea feather stars
329(4)
Class Asteroidea seastars, starfish
333(18)
Class Ophiuroidea brittle stars
351(7)
Class Echinoidea sea urchins, sand dollars
358(10)
Class Holothuroidea holothurians, sea cucumbers
368(4)
Phylum Hemichordata acorn worms, enteropneusts
372(1)
Phylum Chordata chordates
373(152)
Class Ascidiacea ascidians, sea squirts
373(15)
Class Thaliacea salps, thaliaceans
388(1)
Class Larvacea appendicularians, larvaceans
389(1)
Class Cephalaspidomorphi jawless fishes
390(1)
Class Chondrichthyes cartilaginous fishes (sharks, rays)
391(11)
Class Osteichthyes bony fishes
402(114)
Class Reptilia reptiles
516(1)
Class Aves birds
517(1)
Class Mammalia mammals
518(7)
Order Pinnipedia seals, sea lions
518(3)
Order Cetacea whales, dolphins
521(4)
Glossary 525(2)
Selected bibliography 527(9)
Index 536

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