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Author Lippson, Robert L.
Title Life along the inner coast : a naturalist's guide to the sounds, inlets, rivers, and intracoastal waterway from Norfolk to Key West / Robert L. Lippson, Alice Jane Lippson.
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2009]
©2009

Subject Natural history -- Atlantic Coast (U.S.)
Intracoastal waterways -- Atlantic Coast (U.S.)
Coastal ecology -- Atlantic Coast (U.S.)
Mangrove ecology -- Atlantic Coast (U.S.)
Barrier island ecology -- Atlantic Coast (U.S.)
Atlantic Coast (U.S.) -- Environmental conditions.
Alt Name Lippson, Alice Jane.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 454 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 437-442) and index.
Contents Forested wetlands, wooded shorelines, and swamps -- Marshes and mangrove swamps -- Beaches -- Intertidal flats -- Places to settle: pilings, floating docks, rubble structures, and mangrove prop roots -- The shallows -- Weed beds and seagrass meadows -- Live bottoms: oyster reefs, patch reefs, and worm rocks.
Summary Based on the Lippsons' decades of travel along the rivers, backwaters, sounds, bays, lagoons, and inlets stretching from the Chesapeake Bay to the Florida Keys, this book is a guide to the plants, animals, and habitats found in one of the most biologically diverse regions on the planet. The Lippsons (both marine scientists) explore each habitat and describe more than 800 species organized according to habitat type and geographic region. Features 395 drawings, 20 halftones, 6 maps, 2-color throughout.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780807898598 (electronic bk.)
0807898597 (electronic bk.)
9780807833032 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 550640915
Additional Format Print version: Lippson, Robert L. Life along the inner coast. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2009 9780807833032 (DLC) 2009016645 (OCoLC)317929494