Cook, Stephen de C., editor.

To be published in two volumes. A full-colour identification guide to 1,500 species of marine invertebrates found around the coasts of New Zealand.
Volume one includes: Porifera, Cnidaria, Ctenophora, Platyhelminthes, Nemertea, and Mollusca.
It describes in plain language each animals morphology, habitat, abundance, distribution and depth range, and introduces the scientific literature.
The two volumes contain about 2500 illustrations, including colour images from over 85 underwater photographers, and hundreds of line drawings by artist Danielle Archer. Also included are references, a comprehensive glossary, a full index and a general introduction to the New Zealand marine environment.
Steve de C. Cook has compiled the largest and most comprehensive marine zoological book ever published in New Zealand, featuring the work of 37 specialist contributors from Australia, Japan, Argentina, Spain, the US and Britain, as well as in New Zealand. The book provides access to a huge volume of material hitherto buried in the scientific literature.
Volume two, to be published late 2011, see [stock id 12675].

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Canterbury University Press, Quarto, laminated boards, colour photographs, line drawings.

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Weight 2695 g