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Seashore Safaris Exploring Rocky and Sandy Seashores with Judith Oakley

Field / Identification Guide Out of Print
By: Judith Oakley
224 pages, colour photos
Publisher: Graffeg
Seashore Safaris
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  • Seashore Safaris ISBN: 9781905582525 Edition: 2 Paperback Aug 2011 Out of Print #190505
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About this book

Marine biologist Judith Oakley explores and explains the diversity of British seashores in her new book Seashore Safaris. Through fantastic photography she aims to encourage people back to the shore and also help conserve this delicate ecosystem.

This book has over 100 photographs, some in polaroid-style, of sea creatures and their natural habitat. Judith explains what to look for and there are panels in the book for recording findings and details of how to submit them to the marine associations. This book is ideal for amateurs, family groups or educational groups as it provides a clear guide to the context of the various species and the best ways to enjoy the activity of a `seashore safari'. A great book for anyone over 8 years of age.


Page 4 - Foreword by Iolo Williams Page 6 - Foreword by Keith Hiscock Page 8 - Introduction by Judith Oakley Page 12 - Getting started Page 13 - Equipment checklist Page 14 - Health and Safety matters Page 15 - The Seashore Code Page 16 - Where to look Page 17 - Record your findings Page 18 - Living between the tides Page 20 - Forces shaping the shore Page 22 - Rocky and sandy shores Page 24 - Survival on the shore Page 25 - Eat or be eaten (food chains and webs) Page 26 - Zonation Page 28 - Rocky shore zonation Page 30 - Splash zone Page 32 - Upper shore Page 34 - Middle shore Page 36 - Lower shore Page 38 - Laminarian zone Page 40 - Sandy shore zonation Page 42 - Habitats Page 44 - Crevices Page 46 - Surge gullies Page 48 - Overhangs Page 50 - Rockpools Page 52 - On and under seaweed Page 54 - On boulders Page 56 - Under boulders Page 58 - Strandline Page 60 - In and on sand Page 62 - In pools and on the strandline Page 64 - Signs of life and quiz Page 68 - Beachcombing Page 70 - Stranded creatures Page 72 - Strandline treasures - shell guide Page 74 - Assorted strandline treasures Page 76 - Animal life Page 78 - Porifera or sponges Page 82 - Cnidaria (Hydroids or sea firs, corals and sea anemones) Page 94 - Worms Page 104 - Crustaceans (Barnacles, crabs, lobsters, prawns, shrimps and sandy shore crabs) Page 120 - Molluscs (Chitons, sea snails, sea slugs and bivalves) Page 150 - Bryozoans or sea mats Page 152 - Echinoderms (Crinoids, starfish, brittlestars, sea urchins and sandy shore echinoderms) Page 166 - Tunicates and vertebrates (sea squirts and fish) Page 180 - Who laid these eggs? Page 184 - Seaweeds Page 186 - Seaweed zonation Page 188 - Green algae Page 190 - Brown algae Page 196 -Red algae Page 200 - Conservation Page 202 - Threats to our shores Page 204 - Beach litter and quiz Page 206 - Non-native species Page 210 - How you can help Page 212 - Where to report your findings Page 214 - Further information Page 216 - Glossary Page 220 - Acknowledgements Page 221 - Index Page 225 - Animal life quick reference key

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Judith Oakley has a lifelong passion and fascination for seashore life. An experienced marine biologist and keen photographer, she has catalogued her finds as a series of stunning images. These have been used by many national marine conservation organisations in their campaigns and also as an educational exhibition.

Field / Identification Guide Out of Print
By: Judith Oakley
224 pages, colour photos
Publisher: Graffeg
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Fine introduction
by MarkAT in UK
Concise, well illustrated, systematic, informative: a great introduction for interested kids and interested parents. It proved a great guide for all the mini beasts we encountered. (But we were in Gower, part of her patch; so she may have had home advantage there.)



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