A unique and concise guide to both the identification and biology of the common and widespread animals and seaweeds of the shore. Detailed notes on the biology of individual species draw together information from a wide range of research. This new edition of an acclaimed work includes: 32 pages of colour images clearly illustrated by excellent line drawings, data from the latest research on the biology of inter-tidal organisms, and an extensive glossary of scientific terms, while the taxonomy has been updated to reflect recent changes based on molecular research.
Paperback. 576 pp. 408 b/w illus. 88 colour illus.