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Sea shells of the Texas coast

Jean Andrews

Sea shells of the Texas coast

by Jean Andrews

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shells -- Texas -- Identification.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographyp.277-285. - Includes index.

    Statementby Jean Andrews ; shell photographs by Jean Bowers Gates.
    SeriesSeries / ElmaDill Russell Spencer Foundation -- no.5, Series (Elma Dill Russell Spencer Foundation) -- no.5.
    ContributionsGates, Jean Bowers.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL415.T4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii,298,(2)p. :
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21235829M
    ISBN 100292701373

      An essential reference book for every collector and researcher of American seashells, Encyclopedia of Texas Seashells is a complete sourcebook and up-to-date identification guide, covering an unprecedented nine hundred species of seashells and mollusks that reside in the marine habitats of the Gulf of : Texas A&M University Press. Get this from a library! A field guide to shells of the Texas coast. [Jean Andrews] -- An identification guide to sea shells found in the shallow marine waters of the Texas coast, providing photographs, descriptions, and the common and scientific names of over mollusks, arranged.

    Shells and shores of Texas. [Jean Andrews] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jean Andrews. Find more information about OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published in under title: Sea shells of the Texas coast. Description: xx, pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations ; 29 cm. Series Title: Elma Dill Russell. Acknowledgements: The seashell specimens in The Dr. Don Bass Collection were the result of a joint project of The Galveston Bay Foundation, A Highway 3, Webster, Texas and The Geology Program of the College of the Mainland, Amburn Drive, Texas City, to help students better understand and appreciate the marine life that they may see in the bays, estuaries, rivers, and .

    Walking along the beach and picking up seashells is a favorite pastime enjoyed by millions of people every year. This field guide covers three hundred of the better-known or more common seashells found on Texas coastlines, and anyone interested in identifying and collecting shells along Texas bays and Gulf coast beaches will find Texas Seashells an essential companion. Tunnell says the prettiest shells typically found on the Texas coast include cowries, Mitchell’s wentletrap, lettered olives and cone shells. Another favorite is junonia, a spotted, spindle-shaped prize measuring 3 inches long or more.


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