A Student’s Guide to the Seashore – 3rd Edition


A Student’s Guide to the Seashore – 3rd Edition Author: Format: Paperback First Published: Published By: Cambridge University Press
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Pages: 572 Illustrations and other contents: 88 Plates, color; 408 Line drawings, black and white ISBN: 9780521720595 Category:

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.

Weight1.5 kg



'... recommended unreservedly for indoor-based identification work and as a preliminary source of information on the life-cycle and ecology of individual seashore organisms.' The Glasgow Naturalist

Author Biography

John Fish is the former Director of the Institute of Biological Sciences and Dean of the Faculty of Science at Aberystwyth University. Susan Fish is a Research Associate in the Institute of Biological Sciences at Aberystwyth University.