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Audubon Society Guide to North American Seashore Creatures. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990.

Berrill, Michael, and Deborah Berrill. A Sierra Club Naturalist's Guide to the North Atlantic Coast, Cape Cod to Newfoundland. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1981.

Cerullo, Mary M. Coral Reef: A City That Never Sleeps. New York: Cobblehill Books, 1996.

Coulombe, Deborah. The Seaside Naturalist: A Guide to Study at the Seashore. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1984.

Duxbury, Alyn, and Alison Duxbury. An Introduction to the World's Oceans 4th ed. Dubuque, Iowa: William C. Brown, 1994.

Greenberg, Jerry, and Idaz Greenberg. The Living Reef: Corals and Fishes of Florida, the Bahamas, Bermuda, and the Caribbean. Miami: Seahawk Press, 1982.

Gosner, Kenneth. A Field Guide to the Atlantic Seashore: Invertebrates and Seaweeds of the Atlantic Coast. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1979.

Niesen, Thomas M. Marine Biology Coloring Book. Oakville, California: Coloring Concepts, 1982.

Taylor, Barbara. Coral Reef. London: Dorling Kindersley, 1992.


Marine Conservation News, a quarterly publication of the Center for Marine Conservation, contains a host of student activities on ocean issues. To subscribe, call (202) 429-5609 or write to Center for Marine Conservation, 1725 De Sales Street NW, Washington, DC 20036.

You can read about current oceanography research and issues in the quarterly publication Sea Frontiers. For more information, write to Sea Frontiers, 400 SE Second Avenue, 4th floor, Knight Centre, Miami, FL 33131.


The web site of the Smithsonian's traveling exhibition Ocean Planet offers a vast array of text and images related to marine science.

Teachers and students interested in the sights and sounds of marine animals can visit the Electronic Zoo.

Visit the Smithsonian Institution to see how its photographers have chronicled underwater scenes from Belize, Panama, and the Florida Keys.

The U.S. Geological Survey offers online lesson plans on map reading .


Coral Reef photography (online issue) by Carl Hansen and Laurie Minor-Penland, ©1996 Smithsonian Institution.

Maine Coast photography (online issue) by Bruce Underwood, ©1996.

Cover photo (print issue) by Carl Hansen, ©1996 Smithsonian Institution.

Inside cover photo (print issue) by Peter Larsen, Bigelow Laboratory, Boothbay Harbor, Maine, ©1996.


Carl Hansen
Office of Imaging, Printing, and Photographic Services
Smithsonian Institution

Dottie Klugel
National Museum of Natural History

Peter Larsen
Bigelow Laboratory
Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Laura McKie
National Museum of Natural History

Bruce Underwood
Smithsonian Office of Education


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