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The Brackish-Water Fauna of Northwestern Europe A Guide to Brackish-Water Habitats, Ecology & Macrofauna for Field Workers, Naturalists & Students

Field / Identification Guide Identification Key
By: RSK Barnes
303 pages, 117 line illus, 2 tabs
The Brackish-Water Fauna of Northwestern Europe
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About this book

Areas of brackish water (such as coastal lagoons and estuaries) are rich in fauna, but are also under threat from both natural and human sources. This is the first identification guide to the macrofauna of these ecologically important areas in northwestern Europe. The keys are designed to be used with living material and all species are illustrated.

Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. The origin of brackish-water habitats; 3. Brackish-water habitats and their investigation; 4. Nature of brackish-water faunas: estuaries; 5. Nature of brackish-water faunas: lagoons; 6. The diets of brackish-water animals; 7. What limits the populations of brackish-water animals?; 8. Reproduction; 9. Identification and notes on the species; Sources of illustrations; References; Index.

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Field / Identification Guide Identification Key
By: RSK Barnes
303 pages, 117 line illus, 2 tabs
Media reviews
'Fieldworkers, naturalists and students interested in Europe's coastal fringe will find this an essential reference work.' Bryan Sage, Countryside
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