Autor: P. J. Hayward
ISBN-13: 9780199549450
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 785
Gewicht: 1726 g
Format: 244x187x45 mm
Sprache: Englisch
This authoritative guide, now thoroughly updated in a new edition, enables accurate identification of the common components of the inshore benthic invertebrates of the British Isles and adjacent European coasts, as well as a substantial proportion of fish species.
1 The marine environment of north-west Europe; 2 Using this book; 3 Sponges; 4 Hydroids, Sea Anemones, Jellyfish, and Comb Jellies; 5 Flatworms and Ribbon Worms; 6 Annelids; 7 Priapulids,Sipunculans, Echiurans, and Entoprocts; 8 Crustaceans; 9 Mites and Sea Spiders; 10 Molluscs; 11 Bryozoa; 12 Sea Urchins, Starfish, and Sea Cucumbers; 13 Acorn Worms and Sea Squirts; 14 Fish
Hayward and Ryland's Marine Fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe has become a classic in the marine reference literature. The same editors have now prepared a shorter version suitable for individual purchase and field use. Rapid and easy identification of all but the rarest of the marine animals found on the sea shores and shallow sublittoral zones of north-west Europe is made possible by the provision of simple dichotomous keys, individualdescriptions, and high quality line and stipple drawings. The occurrence and distribution is given for each species, and reference provided to the specialist literature which will facilitate more detailed study and coverage of the additional, rare species not covered in the book.

The book is especially suited to student and amateur use, allowing identification of the majority of marine animals. No other guide is available at this level.
Editiert von: P. J. Hayward, J. S. Ryland
Peter J. Hayward DSc., FLS began his career as Scientific Assistant at the Natural History Museum, London, and retired as Senior Lecturer in marine biology at Swansea University. Marine invertebrates have been his abiding interest, through many spring and autumn field courses, and practical laboratory exercises. He has published several books on marine biological topics, as editor, co-editor, author and co-author, and numerous scientific papers, especially on themarine Bryozoa. He has served as co-editor of the Journal of Natural History, and editor of the Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, and is co-editor, with Dr John H. Crothers, of the Linnean Society Synopses of the British Fauna.

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Autor: P. J. Hayward
ISBN-13 :: 9780199549450
ISBN: 0199549451
Erscheinungsjahr: 02.02.2017
Verlag: Oxford University Press
Gewicht: 1726g
Seiten: 785
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage 17002, 2. Auflage
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 244x187x45 mm