Fylling's Illustrated Guide to Pacific Coast Tide Pools (Paperback)

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Fylling's Illustrated Guide to Pacific Coast Tide Pools (Paperback)

By Marni Fylling, Chris Giorni (Foreword by)

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This scientifically accurate yet utterly charming field guide to the Pacific coast intertidal zone introduces readers to a world populated by spectacular wildlife: 150-year-old giant green anemones that paralyze their prey with their petal-like tentacles; sunflower sea stars that traverse the tide pool floor on twenty-four limbs; orange-tipped, opalescent sea slugs that dabble in cannibalism; and much, much more. Small enough to fit in a back pocket during a beach hike, the guide contains concise descriptions of tide pools' most common residents, noting each organism's size and zonation, as well as a few of its fascinating (and sometimes grotesque) habits. Full-color illustrations reminiscent of prints by Ernst Haeckel help tide poolers with easy identification.
Product Details ISBN: 9781597143028
ISBN-10: 1597143022
Publisher: Heyday Books
Publication Date: June 1st, 2015
Pages: 96
Language: English