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The Calusa and their legacy : South Florida people and their environments / Darcie A. MacMahon and William A. Marquardt.

Title
The Calusa and their legacy : South Florida people and their environments / Darcie A. MacMahon and William A. Marquardt.
Author
MacMahon, Darcie A.
Publication
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2004.

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Additional Authors
Marquardt, William H.
Description
xiv, 183 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.); 26 cm.
Series Statement
Native peoples, cultures, and places of the southeastern United States
Uniform Title
Native peoples, cultures, and places of the southeastern United States
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-175) and index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
South Florida People and Their Environments -- Who Were the Calusa? -- How Do We Know about the Past? -- The Estuary: Cradle of the Ocean -- What's the Big Picture? -- Abundant Plankton -- Bacteria Rule -- Algae: Salad of the Estuary -- Diatoms: Algae That Live in Glass Houses -- Small Things That Make a Difference -- Mudflats: What You Don't See Is What You Get -- Fiddler Crabs: A Mudflat Favorite -- Horseshoe Crabs: An Ancient Parade -- Tiny Crustaceans: Amphipods, Isopods, Copepods, and Ostracods -- Worms That Live in Tubes: The Polychaetes -- Mud Brittle Stars -- Sturdy Clams: The Quahogs -- Ever Dined at an Oyster Bar? -- The Crown Conch: King of the Mud -- A Study in Pink: The Roseate Spoonbill -- Sea Grass Beds -- Diners' Delights: Stone Crabs and Blue Crabs -- Shrimp among the Sea Grasses -- Lightning Whelks: Magnificent Snails -- Old Blue Eyes: The Bay Scallop -- Mollusks without Shells -- Stars of the Sea Grass Beds -- What Is a Sand Dollar, Really? -- Cucumbers with Feet -- At Home on a Sea Grass Blade -- Sponges Alive! -- Sea Whips: Animal Apartments That Look Like Plants -- The Sea -- Jellyfish: Really Big Plankton -- Squid of Many Colors -- A Horse Is a Horse, Unless It's a Seahorse -- Flying through Water: The Rays and Skates -- Tasty Fishes -- Manatees: Elephants of the Sea -- Sea Turtles: They Get Around -- Bottlenose Dolphins: The Great Communicators -- Mangrove Forests -- Among the Roots -- Tunicates: Strange Blobs or Highly Evolved Invertebrates? -- Knock, Knock, Anybody Home?
ISBN
081302773X (alk. paper)
LCCN
^^2004051283
OCLC
56330171
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library