Guide to the nudibranchs of California

including most species found from Alaska to Oregon by Gary R. McDonald

Publisher: American Malacologists in Melbourne, Fla

Written in English
Published: Pages: 72 Downloads: 833
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  • Nudibranchia,
  • California

Subjects:

  • Nudibranchia -- California -- Identification.,
  • Nudibranchia -- Pacific Coast (North America) -- Identification.

Edition Notes

Statementby Gary R. McDonald and James W. Nybakken.
ContributionsNybakken, James Willard.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL430.4 .M37
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4123276M
ISBN 100915826089
LC Control Number80070748

See what's in the sea in this informative guide to life in California's coastal waters-- Contains more than color photographsHere is a thorough reference to the common marine species found along the California coast. Useful to oceanic enthusiasts of every level, the book identifies the relationships, behavior, habits, and interactions of California's rich kingdom of marine wildlife.   There are about 3, nudibranch species, and more are being discovered all the time. It may take a while to discover nudibranch species because of their small size - some are only a few millimeters long, although some can grow longer than a foot. They can also easily disguise themselves by blending in with their prey. Nudibranchs—Splendid Sea Slugs 2 The nudibranchs’ bright contrasting colors advertise to potential predators that they are unpalatable. This is called warning coloration. Other animals, including flatworms and nontoxic nudibranchs, have evolved to mimic the colors of the nudibranchs in order to be left alone.   A diver of many years' experience, Rick Harbo presents a brilliant guide to the most notable specimens found in local waters. This durable, water-resistant 8-fold pamphlet identifies more than 50 of the most common species from California to Alaska and is an ideal companion on visits to the sea as well as a beautiful addition to the home library/5(4).

The most comprehensive guide to the tropical Indo-Pacific nudibranchs and sea slugs available. Provides up-to-date identifications of nearly 2, species, including illustrations and descriptions of distinctive characteristics, size and geophraphic distribution/5(29). Nudibranchs are sea slugs. They are soft-bodied animals, and like clams, snails and squid, they are mollusks. Nudibranchs belong to phylum Mollusca, . Distribution. This is a well known species which has been reported on the Pacific Ocean coast of North, Central and South America from Point Craven, Alaska to the Gulf of California, Panama, Chile and Argentina.. Description. Size up to 30 mm in length. Habitat. Found intertidally under boulders and in shallow water, normally feeding on the sponge Ophlitaspongia : Discodorididae. New nudibranch identification book announced. by Adam Hanlon Tuesday, August 25th, New World Publications has announced the pre-release of their improved and updated book entitled Nudibranch and Sea Slug Identification - Indo ning over 2, images, the book describes 1, species, including many undescribed ones.

A Field Guide to the Nudibranchs of the British Isles. Bernard E. Picton, Christine C. Morrow. Immel Pub., From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Introduction. 7: Species Descriptions. Index. the University of California: Digitized: Jul 24 5/5(1). Nudibranchs (Opisthobranchs) (Oregon to Southeast Alaska) Click on the name of the Order to view the species within that category. A representative sampling of species for each family are shown to give an example of the characteristics exhibited by that group. A Preliminary Report on a World-Wide Review of the Food of Nudibranchs Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Molluscan Studies 57(Supplement Part 4) November with 70 Reads. Two new species of nudibranchs are described from the coast of California. Okenia felis, from Monterey County, is white with six pairs of lateral appendages and a .

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Our idea is simple - learn, shoot, explore. We hope you enjoy and come back often - Scott Gietler, Owner of UWPG and Bluewater Photo & Travel. This is a completely revised edition of David Behren's first title "Pacific Coast Nudibranchs - A Guide to the Opisthobranchs, Alaska to Baja California", expanding geographic coverage to include Baja California, the Pacific Coast of Mexico and Central America.5/5(7).

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There are tips for underwater photographers to find and capture images of Monterey’s “signature” animals, like seals, sea lions, and nudibranchs.

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This Guide to the nudibranchs of California book illustrates 2, Indo-Pacific nudibranchs and sea slugs, including many undescribed species. Get Guide to the nudibranchs of California book from a library. Pacific Coast nudibranchs: a guide to the opisthobranchs, Alaska to Baja California.

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Purple hydrocoral at Farnsworth Banks, a beautiful example of California marine life. California Crustaceans. A wide variety of shrimps, crabs, and other crustaceans can be found in California, especially at night. Mantis shrimp underwater.

California Molluscs. Sea slugs, snails, squid, and octopus are common at California dive sites. Genre/Form: Field guides: Additional Physical Format: Online version: McDonald, Gary R. Guide to the nudibranchs of California. Melbourne, Fla.: American. Undersea Jewels - A colour guide to Nudibranchs Published: Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra ISBN 0 2 ISBN 0 8.

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Bill Rudman. Authorship details Rudman, W.B., (April 14) Indo-Pacific Nudibranchs and Sea Slugs. A field guide to the World's most diverse fauna.

T.M. Gosliner, s & A. The word nudibranch comes from the Latin word nudus (naked) and Greek brankhia (gills), in reference to the gills or gill-like appendages which protrude from the backs of many nudibranchs. They also may have tentacles on their heads that help them smell, taste, and get around.

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Nudibranchs of South Africa: A Guide to heterobranch Molluscs of southern Africa. Sea Challengers. McDonald, G.R. & J.W. Nybakken Guide to the Nudibranchs of California. American Malacologists Inc.

MacFarland, F.M. Studies of the heterobranchiate Mollusks of the Pacific Coast of North America. California Academy of Sciences. Welcome to iNaturalist Guides.

Guides help you learn about biodiversity all around the world. Whether you're exploring the Serengeti or just your local park (which might be the Serengeti), Guides can help you make sense of our planet's stunning diversity of life. A few species of nudibranchs found in Northern California, Pillar Point, tide pools during low tide.

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Pacific Coast Nudibranchs: A Guide to the Opisthobranchs Alaska to Baja California by David W. Behrens A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

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Terrence Gosliner, Ángel Valdés and David Behrens previously worked together on the publication of Indo-Pacific Nudibranchs and Sea Slugs.Underwater Spotter’s California Ocean Life Guide cover the top 50 most common and interesting fish in California.

We challenge you to find all 50 creatures in the book, such as fish, coral, sponges, clams, nudibranchs, starfish, pufferfish, sharks, and turtles. Learn the bizarre and interesting fishy facts for each spe.Sea Challengers, Los Osos, California.

Well-reproduced photographs and a text covering all Opisthobranchs known from Alaska to Baja California plus 25 undescribed species. Bertsch, H. and S. Johnson, Hawaiian Nudibranchs.

Oriental Publishing Company, BoxHonolulu, Hawaii Photographic guide to Hawaiian nudibranchs.