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Laboratory and Field Investigations in Marine Life: East Coast Version

TextbookHandbook / Manual

Series: Laboratory and Field Investigations in Marine Life

By: James L Sumich, Gordon H Dudley and Richard Miller

203 pages, B/w illus, figs

William C Brown

Spiralbound | Dec 1996 | Edition: 6 | #64748 | ISBN: 0697282503
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About this book

Designed for the laboratory portion of an introductory course in marine biology. No previous knowledge of marine biology is assumed


Contents

Laboratory exercises: asking questions; some physical and chemical properties of seawater; taxonomic classification and identification; phytoplankton; attached marine plants; photosynthetic pigments of marine plants; marine bacteria; some lower marine invertebrates; marine mollusc; marine arthropods; echinoderms; marine zooplankton; cartilaginous fishes; bony fishes; adaptations of marine mammals. Field studies: general information; coastal wetlands; rocky intertidal; fouling community; aquarium studies of marine vertebrates. Appendices: the metric system; the microscope; permanent plant collections; the gram stain; analyzing data; some regional field and identification guides for marine organisms.

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