- Paperback: 256 pages
- Publisher: Yale University Press (June 11, 2005)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0300106580
- ISBN-13: 978-0300106589
- Product Dimensions: 4.5 x 0.8 x 7.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 11 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #282,813 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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A Field Guide to North Atlantic Wildlife: Marine Mammals, Seabirds, Fish, and Other Sea Life Paperback – June 11, 2005
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"Wherever one goes along the New England coast this summer, Yale’s new Field Guide to North Atlantic Wildlife will be an indispensable companion."—Michael Kenney, Boston Sunday Globe
"There is nothing out there, in a handsome package that fits in a back pocket, that provides a more comprehensive look at the species you're likely to see on a trip offshore. . . . An incredible amount of information. . . . The book is a joy to peruse."―Bruce Fellman, Timeout
"A Field Guide to North Atlantic Wildlife will appeal to those beachcombers and boaters who will be mobbing the coastal waters this summer, have an interest in wildlife, but don’t want to carry a backpack full of field guides to this, that and the other creature with them."—Steve Grant, Hartford Courant
"Every sailor, recreational boater, ferry passenger, and all our ships at sea should have this book."—Alan H. Brush, University of Connecticut, Emeritus
"Proctor and Lynch have produced a pelagic masterpiece, describing North Atlantic wildlife from algae to whales. The field guide is beautifully illustrated and marvelously clear."—Gerard N. Burrow, M.D., Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration
"A Field Guide to North Atlantic Wildlife a great summary book―it is attractive, easily accessed, and should quickly open the public's eyes to the wonders of our amazing world."―Tom Bergh, Maine Island Kayak Company
This spectacular field guide belongs in the pocket of anyone who ventures offshore in the North Atlantic region, from Cape Hatteras to the Gulf of St. Lawrence. It encompasses more than two hundred species of wildlife, including mammals, birds, turtles, fish, sharks, rays, invertebrates, and even seaweeds, along with range maps, stunning full-color illustrations, and special help with identifying similar species.
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One of the best things about this field guide is the wonderful color plates that beautifully illustrates all of this wildlife and makes identification of species much easier. When I found this guide, I could not believe it and absolutely fell in love with it.
For all nature enthusiasts along the coast, this field guide is for you. It will make an excellent addition to your library as it did for me and will surely not disappoint.