Describes the physical environment of a salt marsh and the plants and animals that live there.
Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.
|Statement||Paul Fleisher ; [illustrations by Jean Cassels].|
|Series||Webs of life|
|Contributions||Cassels, Jean, ill.|
|LC Classifications||QH541.5.S24 F58 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||97026492|
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