The New Zealand seashore guide /

Carson, Sally F. 1963-

The New Zealand seashore guide / Sally Carson & Rod Morris. - Nelson, New Zealand : Potton & Burton, 2022. - 415 pages : colour illustrations ; 27 cm

INTRODUCTION -- Our intertidal wilderness -- A journey of exploration -- Our varied coastline -- Zones of life -- Rocky shores -- Sandy beaches -- Mudflats -- Turning of the tide -- Care on the coast -- Care for the coast -- SPONGES -- ANEMONES AND THEIR RELATIVES -- Anemones -- Hydroids -- WORMS -- Unsegmented worms -- Segmented worms -- CRUSTACEANS -- Isopods -- Amphipods -- Shrimp -- Crabs -- Barnacles -- COASTAL INSECTS AND SPIDERS -- MOLLUSCS -- Chitons -- Gastropods -- Bivalves -- Octopuses and squid -- BRACHIPODS -- BRYOZOANS -- SEA STARS AND THEIR RELATIVES -- Sea stars -- Sea urchins -- Sea cucumbers -- ASCIDIANS -- FISH -- SEAWEEDS -- Green seaweeds -- Brown seaweeds -- Red seaweeds -- COASTAL PLANTS -- Saltmarsh and sand dune plants -- Seashore lichens -- CONCLUSION -- A changing ocean -- Other coastal concerns -- Seashore scientists -- Coastal call to action -- Cultivating curiosity -- Diving deeper -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- INDEX.

This is the ultimate guide to the New Zealand seashore life. The geographic diversity of New Zealand’s 14,000 kilometres of coastline supports a wide range of marine species all of which is photographed and described in this book. Sally Carson’s text is packed with information on endemic and introduced species, including sponges, anemones, sea stars, shrimps and crabs, barnacles, pāua, mussels, oysters, fish and seaweed, while each species has been photographed by Rod Morris. -- Publisher's website.

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SEASHORE ANIMALS
SPONGES
SEA ANEMONES
WORMS
CRUSTACEANS
ISOPODS
SHRIMPS
CRABS
BARNACLES
INSECTS
SPIDERS
MOLLUSCS
CHITONS
GASTROPODS
BIVALVES
OCTOPI
SQUID
BRACHIOPODS
BRYOZOANS
SEA STARS
SEA URCHINS
SEA CUCUMBERS
ASCIDIANS
FISH
MARINE ALGAE
COASTAL VEGETATION
PLANTS
LICHENS
IDENTIFICATION
SEASHORE BIOLOGY
SEASHORE ECOLOGY
COASTAL ECOLOGY
NEW ZEALAND

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