National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Seashells (Paperback)

By National Audubon Society

Alfred A. Knopf, 9780394519135, 894pp.

Publication Date: August 12, 1981

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Description

The most comprehensive field guide available to North American seashells--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers.

Featuring a durable vinyl binding and over 700 full-color identification photographs organized visually by color and shape, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to Shells is an essential book for beach-combers and divers on the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf coasts of North America and the West Indies. Discover the sea's treasures with this handy guide, which features gorgeous photos and detailed information on living mollusks, abalone, periwinkles, conchs, limpets, oysters, clams, mussels, and cockles.


About the Author

The author, Harald A. Rehder, was Zoologist Emeritus in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.
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