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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Seashore Creatures [Hardcover]

By Norman A. Meinkoth (Author)
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Item description for National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Seashore Creatures by Norman A. Meinkoth...

Overview
Presents a comprehensive guide to more than six hundred species of sea creatures living along the coasts of North America, with full-color photographs, anecdotes, identification key, and other information

Publishers Description
Each of the 690 identification pictures is a full-color photograph of a seashore creature. Arrangement by shape and by color makes identification quick and easy. 666 species are covered in full detail.

Citations And Professional Reviews
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Seashore Creatures by Norman A. Meinkoth has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Wilson Middle/Junior Hi Catalo - 01/01/2009 page 283
  • Wilson Public Library Catalog - 01/01/1993 page 321
  • Wilson Senior High Core Col - 01/01/1992 page 217
  • Wilson Middle/Junior Hi Catalo - 01/01/1995 page 161
  • Wilson Senior High Core Col - 01/01/1997 page 199
  • Wilson Middle/Junior Hi Catalo - 01/01/2000 page 170
  • Wilson Senior High Core Col - 01/01/2002 page 200
  • Wilson Middle/Junior Hi Catalo - 01/01/2005 page 208


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Item Specifications...


Studio: Knopf
Pages   816
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.69" Width: 4.11" Height: 1.26"
Weight:   1.2 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Feb 4, 2002
Publisher   Knopf
Series  National Audubon Society Pocket Guides  
ISBN  0394519930  
ISBN13  9780394519937  


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a decent and durable field guide  Jan 1, 2008

As with all the Audubon Field Guides, so too with this one. The color plates are the best in the "field" of field guides; these photos are indispensible for anyone who loves to beachcomb or investigate tidepools.

The durable leatherette cover and heavy duty book binding make this a book that can easily stand up to alot of wear and tear.

The descriptive information is good; where the text starts to show deficiencies is in the Range, Habitat, and Comments sections of each species. The information tends to be vague and merely glosses over critical facts that should be included. I can only assume it's the usual story of the editors not having enough space to include more relevant information.

The index is cross-referenced to the color plates; this is a big plus when out in the field attempting to do identifications. As far as a good tool to increase one's knowledge of the natural world, this field guide is helpful and deserves a place in any naturalist's library.

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Good field guide and beautiful picture book  May 30, 2005
Perhaps I am going overboard in giving this guide a five star review but even a book with an adequate selection of color photos of marine invertebrates is just so darn beautiful I can't help but cause me to rave and this bok offers a selection that is more than just adequate. There is no way one can include all of the seashore creatures of US into one volume let alone a field guide and Audubon guides are not the best things to use for taxonomy. That being said it is a gorgeous little book and certainly helpful to the average beachcomber. Even if you are a Midwestern landlubber this is a great little volume. If nothing else consider it a mini coffee table book.
 
If Frosted Flakes are grrrrrreat, this is so much better  Apr 9, 2002
I live in North Carolina and catch and keep a lot of Invertebrates we we go to the beach. So far, every Invert that we've caught has been in this book, easy to find and we found out alot about it by reading. Anyone who sees something cool at the beach often should get this book. In fact, it's a Must-Have.
Shredda Out
 
OK for the Basics  Aug 17, 2001
I think that all of North Americas sea shore critters can not be described in a single book. Certainly not in a book of this size. The publishers where quite bold in the scope and as such much information has been left out. That said let me tell you what is good about this book. The pictures are GREAT! Much better than looking at technical drawings. However, they are not better for identification. The descriptions of animal groups are excellent. For the person with little biological background this will go a good way toward explaining the complexities of ocean life. The method of identification, sorting by superficial appearance is handy, again for the inexperienced. To sum it up, if you want one book to carry during your first summer of beach combing get this one. If you need a companion for a marine zoology class stay away, unless you already have everything else.
 
Excellent  Nov 30, 2000
Anyone who has used the National Audubon's Field Guides knows just how great they are. This one is no exception. Great picture plates and acccurate descriptions of organisms. For the biologist to the beach hopper, this book is easy to use and very informative.
 

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