Naturalists's Handbook Series: 22.  Animals under logs and stones


          by C. Philip Wheater and Helen J. Read


Paperback; Published by Richmond Publishing Company





Naturalists's Handbook Series: 21.  Animals of sandy shores


          by Peter J. Hayward


Paperback; Published by Richmond Publishing Company





Naturalists's Handbook Series: 9.  Animals on seaweed


          by Peter J. Hayward


Paperback; Published by Richmond Publishing Company





Naturalists's Handbook Series: 12.  Animals on the surface film


          by Majoried Guthrie


Paperback; Published by Richmond Publishing Company





A Field Key to the Shore Fishes of the British Isles


          by Alwyne Wheeler


AIDGAP Publications





Fairy Shrimps


          by Clyde H. Eriksen


The graceful, almost etherial, fairy shrimps swim often in cloud-dense numbers, under the sunlit or rain splashed surfaces of temporary pools.  And although any of the kids amongst us who journey to the beach certainly know the "sign of the sea," the starfish, few of us who splash through the water and mud of a rain pool see or are familiar with the "sign of temporary waters," the Fairy Shrimp; 200 pages, MRP, 1997.





Keys to British Freshwater Invertebrates


          by L. E. Friday


AIDGAP Publications





Handbook to the Orders and Families of Living Mammals


          by Timothy E. Lawlor


An illustrated manual for laboratory and museum, with keys and diagnoses for all orders and families. Distinguishing characteristics of orders and families arranged in outline form, with characters unique to the taxon set off from the others. Easy cross‑referencing to same characters in other families. Includes introductory chapter on the mammalian skeleton, brief notes on the ecology, natural history, and distribution of orders and families, glossary, bibliography, and index to families. Illustrations of all families by Kathryn Simpson; 327 pages, 7 x 81/2, MRP, 1979.





A Key Guide to Mammal Skulls and Lower Jaws


          by Aryan J. Roest


A non-technical, illustrated key, intended to be used in the field.  Written for the student, hiker, or naturalist who comes upon mammal remains and wishes to know what kind of a beast it was. Identifies the skulls and jaws to species (or species groups for many of the small, difficult-to-identify species, enabling one to enter quickly into the technical comprehensive keys).  Covers the native and domesticated mammals of the United States and southern Canada. Unusual in making possible identification from lower jaws alone; 39 pages, 51/2 x 81/2, MRP, 1986.





Amphibians and Reptiles of the Pacific Northwest


          by Ronald A. Nusselbaud, Edmund D. Brodie Jr., and Robert M. Storm


“Clear, interesting, and written with the sensitivity of people who know their organisms very well…An essential companion to all herpetologists…” from Herpetologica; 336 pages, 5 x 8 " “, 95 pictures, 59 maps, 2 tables, bilio., keys, paper, U. Idaho Press.





Pacific Coast Tidepools


          by Vinson Brown


This handy field guide to the common seashore creatures and flora of the intertidal zone of the rocky shores covers the Pacific Coast from Alaska to Baja California.  First published in 1966, this book has now been completely updated and expanded to include descriptions for 340 different species.  All the scientific and common names and the species information is based on current studies; 128 pages, 184 b/w illustrations, 70 color plates, 5 x 8 , paper, Naturegraph.





Fieldbook of Pacific N.W. Sea Creatures


     by McLachlan/Ayres


Over 200 common marine animals are shown in their natural habitat with color photos. A short description accompanies each species pictured, and its biology explained. Includes hundreds of excellent illustrations [and photographs]--mostly in full color--of the natural inhabitants of that coast, particularly those an offshore diver or pedestrian explorer might encounter. Nearly all the pictures include a helpful portion of each creature's preferred surroundings, and each is accompanied by a brief description of the subject's biology, habits, and family characteristics. It includes a long and specific contents section and a field key to analysis and identification. ISBN: 87961-068-9. paper, 208 pp. Naturegraph.