Handbook of the Marine Fauna of North-West Europe

Handbook of the Marine Fauna of North-West Europe

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This authoritative guide 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. This new edition builds upon the strengths of the earlier work and is thoroughly revised throughout to incorporate advances in both the taxonomy and ecology of the organisms concerned.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 800 pages
  • 196 x 253 x 44mm | 1,896g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0199549443
  • 9780199549443
  • 2,002,751

Table of contents

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
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Review quote

It is over 20 years since the first edition of this book was published. It covers the area from the Western continental shelf off Ireland to mainland Europe... I am sure this update will be welcomed by marine biologists both full-time and amateur. * John Goodier, Science and Technology Reference Reviews Vol.32.1 *
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About Peter J. Hayward

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 the
marine 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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