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Along the seashore

Author: Margaret Waring Buck
Publisher: New York : Abingdon Press, [1964]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the many plants and animals found along the coasts of the United States.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Waring Buck
OCLC Number: 547680
Description: 72 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Seaside plants. Sea oats - Beach grass - Shore rush - Seaside rush - Sandbur - Cord grasses - Reeds - Sea lavender - Rose mallow (sea hollyhock) - Marsh mallow - Seaside aster - Seaside goldenrod - Sand verbenas - Sea fig - Ice plant - Beach primrose - Yellow tidy-tips - Glasswort (samphire) - Yellow tidy-tips - Glasswort (samphire) - Beach pea - Beach morning glory - Hedge bindweed - Lupines - Manzanita - Bayberry - Beach plum - Yaupon - Sea grape --
Seaweeds. Gulf weed (sargassum) - Nodulose - Rockweed - Bladder wrack - Fan kelp - Ribbon kelp - Giant kelp - Sea colander - Winged kelp --
Mermaid's hair - Codium - Sea moss - Halimeda - Cymopolia - Sea lettuce - Sea grass - Caulerpa - Merman's shaving brush - Mermaid's cup - Giartina - Corallina (coral algae) - Dasya (Chenille weed) - Plumaria (feather weed) - Laver - Polysiphonia (many-tubed seaweed) - Irish moss - Dulse --
Sponges. Grantia (urn sponges) - Leucosolenia - Crumb-of-bread sponge - Eyed finger sponge - Vase (tube) sponge - Redbeard sponge - Glove sponge - Sheep's wool sponge - Grass sponge --
Sea anemones. Sagartia - Adamsia - Anthopleura - Metridium --
Corals. Star coral - Eyed coral - Brain coral - Staghorn coral - Sea fan - Sea pen - Sea pansy --
Jellyfishes. Bell jelly - Round jelly - White (moon) jelly - Giant pink jelly --
Jellyfish relatives. Portuguese man-of-war - By-the-wind sailor - Comb jellies - Sea gooseberry - Sea walnut - Sea egg - Sea helmet - Venus girdle --
Moss animals. Brick-red - Alcyonidium - Tufted bugula - Crisia --
Lamp shells. Lingula - Terebratulina --
Sea worms. Sand worm (clam worm) - Sea mouse - Trumpet worm - Terebellid worm - Ornate worm - Fan worm - Plumed worm --
Starfishes. Mud star - Blood star - Purple star - Common (Eastern) star - Sea bat - Red star - Ochre star - Purple sun star - Common sun star - Sunflower star - Green brittle star - Long armed snake star - Little spiny star - Daisy brittle star --
Sea urchins. Keyhold urchin - Sand dollar --
Sea cucumbers --
Mollusks. Chiton (sea cradle) - Tusk (tooth) shells - Hard shell clam (quahog) - Soft-shell (long-neck) clam - Pismo clam - Geoduck - Razor clam - Atlantic Bay scallop - Deep sea scallop - Giant Pacific sea scallop - Sentis scallop - Pacific pink scallop - Common oyster - Pacific oyster - Spiny (thorny) oysters (chrysanthemum shells) - Jewel boxes - Blue mussel - Ribbed mussel - California mussel - Date mussel - Bent (hooked) mussel - Horse mussel - Pen shell - Basket cockle - Great heart cockle - Egg cockles - Plain jingle shell - Peruvian jingle shell - False jingle shell - Piddock - Truncated borer - Angel wing - Cut-ribbed ark - Blood ark - Turkey wing - Pandora shells - Thracia - Tellin shells - Frilled venus - Common California venus - Imperial venus - Crossbarred venus - Chestnut clams - Wedge shells - Butterfly (coquina) shells - Calico clam - Sunray shells - Common periwinkle - Angulate periwinkle - Checkered periwinkle - Angulate periwinkle - Checkered periwinkle - Large moon shells - Shark's eye - Colorful moon - Spotted moon - Knobbed whelk - Channeled whelk - Lightning (left-handed) whelk - Pear whelk - Waved whelk - Ten-ridged whelk - Tabled whelk - Queen (giant) conch - Fighting conch - Crown conch - Horse conch - True tulip - Banded tulip - Purple snails (dogwinkles) - Nerite shells - Toothed, variable, zebra spindle shells - Distaff shells - Basket shells - Oyster drills - Bubble shells - Turret shells - Horn shells - Staircase (wentletrap) shells - Limpets - Giant keyhole - Abalones - Cowry - Coffee bean shells - Slipper (boat) shells - Top shells - Turban shells - Star shells - Olive shells - Cone shells --
Sea slugs. Plumed sea slug - Bushy-backed sea slug - Sea lemons - Noble doris - Sea hare --
Squids. Common squid - Sea arrow - Rossia squid - Ramshorn squid --
Octopuses --
Nautiluses. Common paper nautilus (argonaut) - Pearly (chambered) nautilus --
Shellfish (crustaceans). Sandhoppers (beach fleas) - Scuds - Skeleton shrimp - Edible prawn - Black-tailed shrimp - Common prawn - Snapping (pistol) shrimps - American lobster - Spiny lobster (sea crawfish) - Mantis shrimp - Blue crab - Lady (calico) crab - Green crab - Big (market) crab - Common rock crab - Jonah crab - Stone crab - Mole crabs (sand bugs) - Ghost (sand) crabs - Fiddler crabs - Hermit crab - Common spider crab - Green spider crab - Toad crab - Rock barnacles - Gooseneck barnacles --
Horseshoe crab --
Sea squirts. Sea vases - Sea grapes - Sea peaches - Sea pork --
Lancelet. Virginia lancelet - California lancelet --
Fishes. Sharks - Guitar fishes - Sawfish - Stingeree - Butterfly rays - Round sting rays - Clearnose skate - Common skate - Barndoor skate - California skate - Big skate - Atlantic sturgeon - Short-nosed sturgeon - Gars - California sardines (pilchards) - Common Atlantic herrings - Menhaden salmon - Atlantic salmon - Smelts - Whitebait smelt - Atlantic bay anchovy - Pacific anchovy - Butterfish harvestfish - California pompano - California grunion - Mullets - Striped mullet - Blackfish (tautog) - Northern scup (porgy) - Mackerel sea bass - Whiting (kingfish) - Tomcod weakfish - Common (winter) flounder - Summer (northern) flounder (fluke) - Atlantic halibuts - Pacific halibuts - California halibut - Rock eel - Ulva fish - Reticulated eelpout - Shore eelpout - Freckled blenny - Striped blenny - Naked goby - Longjaw goby - Sleeper - Tidewater silverside - Common silverside - Jacksmelt - Common killfish (mummychog) - Broad (variegated) killifish - Ten-spined stickleback - Four-spined stickleback - Sea horses - Pipefishes - Common trunkfish - Cowfish - Common filefish - Orange filefish - Northern puffer - Smooth puffer - Burfish (boxfish) - Porcupine fish - Sea snails - Sculpins - Longhorn - Sculpin flying gurnards - Lumpfish - Lionfish - Toadfish --
Water birds. Red-necked grebe- Horned grebe - Pied-billed grebe - Common (American) merganser - Red-breasted merganser - Hooded merganser - Mallard duck - Black duck - Baldpate (American widgeon) - Blue-winged teal - Green-winged teal - Common scoter (sea scoot) - Surf scoter - White-winged scoter - Greater scaup duck - Lesser scaup - Canvasback duck - Redhead duck - Wild (whistling) swan - Domestic (mute) swan - Canada goose - American brant - Black brant - Herring gull - California gull - Ring-billed gull - Laughing gull - Black-backed gull - Caspian tern - Royal tern - Common tern - Least tern - Arctic tern - Black-crowned night heron - Green heron - Great blue heron - Common (American) egret - Snowy egret - American bittern - Least bittern - Virginia rail - Sora rail - Clapper rail - Black-bellied plover - Ringer (semi-palmated) plover - Killdeer - Ruddy turnstone - Black-headed turnstone - Oystercatcher - Black oystercatcher - Least sandpiper - Semi-palmated sandpiper - Western sandpiper - Spotted sandpiper - Purple sandpiper - Dunlin - (Red-backed sandpiper) - Pectoral sandpiper - Sanderling - Knot - Dowitchers - Greater yellowlegs - Lesser yellowlegs - Willet - Long-billed curlew - Hudsonian curlew (whimbrel) - Hudsonian godwit - Marbled godwit --
Index --
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Describes the many plants and animals found along the coasts of the United States.

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