The culmination of a ten year study, it treats all bivalve mollusks living from northern Baja California, Mexico to Arctic Alaska. A total of 472 species are described and illustrated with detailed photographs and drawings. All habitats in the region are included from the intertidal splash zone to the abyssal depths of the ocean basins. The book has over 4,800 complete bibliographic references to the bivalves including citations on the biology, physiology, ecology, and taxonomy of this commercially and biologically important group. Character tables and dichotomous keys assist the reader in identification. Also included in the 764 page book is an illustrated key to the superfamiles of the region, and a complete glossary.
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Book Description Santa Barbara Musuem of, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110936494301
Book Description Santa Barbara Musuem of, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # VIB0936494301