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Laboratory and Field Investigations in Marine Life: Gulf Coast Version

TextbookHandbook / Manual

Series: Laboratory and Field Investigations in Marine Life

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

231 pages, B/w illus, figs

William C Brown

Spiralbound | Dec 1996 | Edition: 6 | #64749 | ISBN: 069728249X
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NHBS Price: £39.99 $50/€48 approx

About this book

This updated laboratory manual is now available in three regional versions, making it easy for you to incorporate specific laboratory discussion and dissection of organisms that populate your locale. "Laboratory and Field Investigations in Marine Biology" is designed for your one-semester marine biology laboratory course, and can accompany any textbook.


Contents

Preface General Introduction Laboratory Exercises 1 Asking Questions 2 Some Physical and Chemical Properties of Seawater 3 Taxonomic Classification and Identification 4 Phytoplankton 5 Attached Marine Plants 6 Photosynthetic Pigments of Marine Plants 7 Marine Bacteria 8 Some Lower Marine Invertebrates 9 Marine Mollusks 10 Marine Arthropods 11 Echinoderms 12 Marine Zooplankton 13 Cartilaginous Fishes 14 Bony Fishes 15 Adaptations of Marine Mammals Field Studies General Information 1 Coastal Wetlands 2 Rocky Intertidal 3 Fouling Community 4 Aquarium Studies of Marine Vertebrates Appendixes A: The Metric System B: The Microscope C: Permanent Plant Collections D: The Gram Stain E: Analyzing Data F: Some Regional Field and Identification Guides for Marine Organisms

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Biography

James Sumich currently teaches Marine Biology, Statistics for Life Sciences, Mammals of the Sea and Organismal Biology at Grossmont College. In addition to being a leading marine biologist and textbook author, he is extremely well known and respected in the biology and physiology of gray whales research.

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