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Life in the Chesapeake Bay

3.95  ·  Rating Details ·  21 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Life in the Chesapeake Bay is the most important book ever published on America's largest estuary. Since publication of the first edition in 1984, tens of thousands of naturalists, boaters, fishermen, and conservationists have relied on the book's descriptions of the Bay's plants, animals, and diverse habitats. Superbly illustrated and clearly written, this acclaimed guide ...more
Paperback, 344 pages
Published May 31st 2006 by Johns Hopkins University Press (first published March 1st 1984)
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Tim
Jan 09, 2013 Tim rated it it was amazing
Excellent, excellent, excellent. I’ve seen nothing comparable, with the exception of White’s Chesapeake Bay Field Guide, which is much more brief. Much more brief probably suits many people – this book is quite detailed. But for lovers of the Bay with inquiring minds the detail is welcome. And there’s a great wealth of first-rate illustrations. The two books have inestimably enriched my visits and paddles around the Bay’s tributaries, marshes, swamps and shores, along with a few other flora & ...more
Megan Simmons
Jul 23, 2011 Megan Simmons rated it really liked it
here are some under sea life>
Phylum Phoronidea-Phoronid Worms
Phoronidea is a smell plylum containing only 15 known species of wormlike animals, all marine and all living in parchmentlike tubes. Phoronids are more closely related to bryozo( phylum Ectoprocta) than they are to annelids, although they look like some polychaete worms because of the tentacles that extend from their heads.
Laura
May 10, 2011 Laura rated it did not like it
Shelves: textbooks
It wasn't really for me: it more or less just catalogued the different plants and animals that live in the Bay. I'm not a bio person, and reading almost only about the anatomical descriptions wasn't that interesting.
Benjamin Plume
Jul 30, 2011 Benjamin Plume rated it really liked it
Just some fun facts, and depressing thoughts on losing the Bay.
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