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Main Title Life in the Chesapeake Bay /
Author Lippson, Alice Jane.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Lippson, Robert L.
Publisher Johns Hopkins University Press,
Year Published 1984
OCLC Number 09575894
ISBN 0801830125; 9780801830129; 0801830133; 9780801830136
Subjects Marine biology--Chesapeake Bay (Md and Va) ; Atlantic Ocean--Chesapeake Bay
Additional Subjects Marine biology--Chesapeake Bay (Md and Va)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHBM  QH104.5.C45L56 1984 CEMM/ACESD Library/Narragansett,RI 11/02/2007
EJDM  QH104.5.C45L56 Env Science Center Library/Ft Meade,MD 01/01/1988
Collation ix, 229 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-220) and index.
Contents Notes
Ecology of the Chesapeake Bay. How salty is the water? ; Typical habitats of the Bay and its tributaries ; Classification of animals and plants -- Sand beaches. Dwellers on the beach ; Signs of life ; Ancient relics of the sea ; Shell guide -- Intertidal flats. Plant life on the flats ; Roamers over the flats ; The world beneath the intertidal muds -- Piers, rocks, and jetties. Barnacles ; Bugs of the pilings ; Worms on the pilings ; Sea squirts and the like ; Mussels ; Sponges ; Sea anemones ; Hydroids : feathery animals ; Whip coral ; Skeleton shrimps ; Bryozoans ; Termites of the sea -- Shallow waters. Fishes ; Plankton soup ; Crustaceans of the shallows ; Clams of the shallows ; Snails of fresher waters ; Arks of the lower Bay -- Seagrass meadows and weed beds. Underwater plants ; Seagrass meadows ; Weed beds of the upper Bay -- Marshes. Tidal freshwater marshes ; Irregularly flooded saltmarshes ; Regularly flooded saltmarshes -- Oyster bars. The famous oyster ; Life in, on, and among the oysters ; Crabs and other crustaceans ; Mollusks of the oyster community ; Fishes -- Deeper, open waters. Dwellers on the bottom ; Dwellers in the bottom ; Creatures of the open waters ; Fishes of the open waters -- Species list and distributions by salinity zones.