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[Read] A Field Guide to the Southeast Coast Gulf of Mexico: Coastal Habitats, Seabirds, Marine

This superb book, with its unique focus on the entire marine coastal environment, is the most comprehensive and up-to-date field guide available on the southeastern Atlantic Coast and the Gulf Coast. Not just for beachgoers, the book is essential for birders, whale watchers, fishers, boaters, scuba divers and snorkelers, and shoreline visitors.Features of the guide:Entries on 619 coastal and ocean speciesMore than 1,100 color illustrations450 up-to-date range mapsOverviews of key ecological communities, including mangroves, salt marshes, beaches, sand dunes, and coral reefsSpecial attention to threatened and endangered speciesDiscussions of environmental issues, including such catastrophic events as Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon blowoutGlossaryExcellent organizational aids for locating information quickly