My Library

University LibraryCatalogue

Limit search to items available for borrowing or consultation
Look for full text

Search Discovery

Search Trove

Add record to RefWorks

Author Howell, Steve N. G., author.

Title Offshore sea life ID guide : West Coast / Steve N.G. Brian L. Howell, Sullivan.

Published Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource : color illustrations
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Introduction -- Acknowledgments -- Some Words Explained -- Marine Mammals -- Seabirds -- Other Sea Life -- Species Codes, Scientific Names, and Index.
Summary Two-thirds of our planet lies out of sight of land, just offshore beyond the horizon. What wildlife might you find out there? And how might you identify what you see? This Offshore Sea Life ID Guide, designed for quick use on day trips off the West Coast, helps you put a name to what you see, from whales and dolphins to albatrosses, turtles, and even flyingfish. Carefully crafted color plates show species as they typically appear at sea, and expert text highlights identification features. This user-friendly field guide is essential for anyone going out on a whale-watching or birding trip, and provides a handy gateway to the wonders of the ocean. First state-of-the-art pocket guide to offshore sea lifeOver 300 photos used to create composite plates Includes whales, dolphins, sea lions, birds, sharks, turtles, flyingfish, and moreAccessible and informative text reveals what to look for Great for beginners and experts alike.
Language notes In English.
Other author Sullivan, Brian L., author.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Marine biology -- Pacific Coast (U.S.)
Marine mammals -- Pacific Coast (U.S.) -- Identification.
Sea birds -- Pacific Coast (U.S.) -- Identification.
Electronic books.
Field guides.
ISBN 9781400865970 (electronic bk.)
1400865972 (electronic bk.)
Standard Number 10.1515/9781400865970