More than 270 of the sponges, mollusks, crustaceans, sea stars, jellies, fishes, seaweeds and other flora and fauna you're likely to see in the Pacific Northwest are described here and each is photographed in color for identification in their natural habitat. The guide includes extra information on tidal action, differerent types of intertidal habitats, environmentally-friendly viewing techniques and the best intertidal sites in British Columbia, Washington and Oregon. --From publisher's description.Sitka Shrimp Heptacarpus sitchensis Other names: Sitka coastal shrimp; common coastal shrimp; formerly Heptacarpus pictus. Description: Normally ... In the fall these shrimp lay their yellow eggs, which develop slowly and hatch in the spring.
|Title||:||The Beachcomber's Guide to Seashore Life in the Pacific Northwest|
|Author||:||J. Duane Sept|
|Publisher||:||Harbour Publishing - 2008-09-01|