192 pages, 355 illustrations, color plates, 6.5 x 9
The first and only Alaska seaweed field guide, this book is essential for beachcombers, naturalists, teachers, students, coastal monitors, and others in need of a quick, accurate identification of seaweeds in Alaska. More than one hundred of the most common seaweed species in Alaska's waters, as well as seagrasses and marine lichens, are fully described and illustrated with color photos on water-resistant paper.
Mandy Lindeberg works for the National Marine Fisheries Service in the Habitat Division of the Auke Bay Laboratory near Juneau, Alaska. Her research includes studies on intertidal invertebrates, seaweeds, oiled shoreline and bioavailability surveys, and coastal mapping.
Sandra Lindstrom is professor of botany at the University of British Columbia. She has studied seaweeds in Alaska for more than thirty-five years.