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ISBN: 9780620801959
Country: South Africa
Language: English
Format: Softcover
Weight: 0.1100
Pages: 145
Size (mm): 150 x 110 x 3
Edition: First
Publication Date: 22-05-2019
Audience: Beach lovers, fishing community, tourists, researchers. Educational establishments
Age Group: 10+

Animals of the Rocky Shores

It took five years to collect all the right photographs for this little book covering the east coast of South Africa from East London in the south to Kosi Bay in the north. This section of the coast is influenced by the powerful warm Agulhas Current that flows down from the north, bringing with it sub-tropical moist climate so typical to the region. by Judy & Bruce Mann

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“ANIMALS OF THE ROCKY SHORES” is an invaluable companion to “THE BEACH BOOK” by the late Jerry Gosnell.

It took five years to collect all the right photographs for this little book covering the east coast of South Africa from East London in the south to Kosi Bay in the north. This section of the coast is influenced by the powerful warm Agulhas Current that flows down from the north, bringing with it sub-tropical moist climate so typical to the region.

The following five tidal zones and the animals they harbour are beautifully described:

Sub-tidal Zone : the area permanently under water

Lower Balanoid Zone : exposure only at low spring tides

Upper Balanoid Zone : exposure twice a day – at low and high tides

Oyster Zone : area only covered with water during high spring tides

Littorinid Zone : the area only reached by exceptionally high tides

An excellent Glossary is provided as well as an Index of common and scientific name