272 pages, 6x9, 364 color photos, 15 illustrations, glossary and index.
This comprehensive yet easy-to-follow guide covers over 200 species of plants, fishes and invertebrates in the cold waters of Canada and New England. At least 80 percent of the species described are found as far south as New Jersey. Over 350 color photographs, along with comments on the animals identification, habitat, range and natural history, make Guide to Marine Life of the North Atlantic an invaluable reference for scuba divers, naturalists and aquarium enthusiasts.
Table of Contents
Hydroids, Anemones, Corals
Gastropods, Nudibranch, Bivalves
Polychaetes, Segmented Worms
Crabs, Shrimps, Lobsters
Stars, Urchins, Cucumbers
Index- Common Names
Index- Scientific Names
About the Author
Andrew J. Martinez has been diving and photographing for twenty-five years. His work has appeared in many nature, travel, and dive magazines, in textbooks, and in many aquariums. Photo assignments for the National Geographic Society have taken him to the Fiji Islands and the Caribbean. He presently leads photo/dive trips to the Carribean and teaches underwater photography in Maine.