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Alaska SeaLife Center guide to marine life : for visitors, staff, and all marine life enthusiasts

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dc.creator Uscian, John M.
dc.creator Hansen, Gayle I.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-12-16T20:39:09Z
dc.date.available 2010-12-16T20:39:09Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.citation Uscian, John M. with contributions on seagrasses and algae by Gayle I. Hansen. 2006 Alaska SeaLife Center guide to marine life: for visitors, staff, and all marine life enthusiasts. Seward: Alaska SeaLife Center. 619 pp. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1957/19568
dc.description This was originally published in 2006 by the Alaska SeaLife Center (http://www.alaskasealife.org/) as a CD. Partial funding for the project was provided by Alaska Sea Grant. en_US
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this book is to provide you with a bit more information about the organisms maintained at the ASLC so that you may deepen your understanding and appreciation of them. However, as a prelude to the more species-specific information contained in this document, there are three short chapters that explain more basic topics such as what criteria constitute living organisms, the basis for classification of living organisms, and the characteristics of a marine ecosystem. Reading these chapters should help to place the more species-oriented information (which can get quite detailed) into the broader frameworks of general and marine biology. Chapters IV through XVIII are descriptions of various phyla (e.g., Mollusks, Echinoderms, and Chordates) and/or species within those phyla that are maintained at the ASLC. In addition, a glossary, defining many of the less familiar, more biologically-oriented terms appears at the end of this handbook. When seen for the first time in the regular text of this handbook, such terms are presented in boldface type (the word domain, just immediately above, is an example.) en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Alaska SeaLife Center Alaska Sea Grant en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Alaska SeaLife Center en_US
dc.subject North Pacific Ocean en_US
dc.subject Alaska marine organisms en_US
dc.subject Alaska marine life en_US
dc.subject Alaska crustaceans en_US
dc.subject Alaska fish en_US
dc.subject Alaska seagrasses en_US
dc.subject Alaska marine algae en_US
dc.subject Alaska marine mammals en_US
dc.subject Alaska molluscs en_US
dc.subject Alaska echinoderms en_US
dc.subject Alaska marine birds en_US
dc.subject Alaska marine sponges en_US
dc.title Alaska SeaLife Center guide to marine life : for visitors, staff, and all marine life enthusiasts en_US
dc.type Book en_US
dc.description.digitization PDF en_US


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