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Product Description: Few places in the world can claim such a diversity of species as the Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez), with its 6,000 recorded animal species estimated to be half the number actually living in its waters. So rich are the Gulf's water that over a half-million tons of seafood are taken from them annually—and this figure does not count the wasted by-catch, which would triple or quadruple that tonnage...read more
By Richard C. Brusca (editor)

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9780816503568 | Univ of Arizona Pr, May 1, 2010, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Few places in the world can claim such a diversity of species as the Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez), with its 6,000 recorded animal species estimated to be half the number actually living in its waters.

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9780816500109 | Reprint edition (Univ of Arizona Pr, September 6, 2012), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Few places in the world can claim such a diversity of species as the Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez), with its 6,000 recorded animal species estimated to be half the number actually living in its waters.

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Product Description: The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden set in the Tucson Mountains outside Tucson, AZ. Their ecogological exhibits feature native plants and animals together and recreates the natural landscape of the Sonora Desert Region...read more
By Richard C. Brusca (editor)

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9781591864585 | Cool Springs Pr, March 1, 2010, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden set in the Tucson Mountains outside Tucson, AZ.

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Surveys the thirty-four phyla of animal invertebrates, describing the organic systems, body plans, and phylogeny of the organisms.

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9780878930975 | 2 edition (Sinauer Associates Inc, January 1, 2003), cover price $137.95 | About this edition: Surveys the thirty-four phyla of animal invertebrates, describing the organic systems, body plans, and phylogeny of the organisms.
9780878930982 | Sinauer Associates Inc, August 1, 1990, cover price $96.95

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Product Description: Identifying and discussing more than 1,300 species of marine invertebrates, this expanded second edition of the popular Handbook by Brusca has more than 700 illustrations and 14 color plates! An indispensable field guide and standard reference for professional biologists, students, teachers, and eager amateurs, this edition includes: simplified dichotomous keys for identification; 28 major animal groups, including insects and arachnids of the coastal fringes; the first comprehensive scheme of intertidal zonation for the Gulf of California; an introductory section on geological origins fo the Gulf and biological origins of its fauna; information on physical features of the region, including geology, meteorology, water circulation, temperatures, and salinity; an extensive glossary and bibliography...read more

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9780816506828 | 2 edition (Univ of Arizona Pr, April 1, 1980), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Identifying and discussing more than 1,300 species of marine invertebrates, this expanded second edition of the popular Handbook by Brusca has more than 700 illustrations and 14 color plates!

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