"Saltwater Fishes of Central California" is an easy-to-use 12-panel identification guide to 64 common and notable nearshore and offshore saltwater fishes that inhabit the diverse central coast of California from Monterey Bay to Santa Barbara/Point Conception. The highly detailed and scientifically accurate full-color illustrations are accompanied by concise text that highlights common and scientific names, maximum length, key features, and habitat typical of the species. This handy guide is durable, light weight, weather proof and easily fits into a pocket, glove compartment, backpack, tackle box, or boat console. Anglers, naturalists, students, teachers, and divers alike will find it to be an excellent resource in the office, at home, in the classroom, in the field, or out on the water. Dimensions: 4"x9" folded; 9"x24.5" unfolded Laminated for repeated, waterproof use
An extraordinary compendium of information on herbal medicine, Medicinal Plants of the World, Volume 3 comprehensively documents the medicinal value of 16 major plant species widely used around the world in medical formulations. The book's exhaustive summary of available scientific data for the plants provides detailed information on how each plant is used in different countries, describing both traditional therapeutic applications and what is known from its use in clinical trials. A comprehensive bibliography of over 3000 references cites the literature available from a wide range of disciplines. This book offers an unprecedented collection of vital scientific information for pharmacologists, herbal medicine practitioners, drug developers, medicinal chemists, phytochemists, toxicologists, and researchers who want to explore the use of plant materials for medicinal and related purposes.