Laminated ID Card Set
featuring marine life of the Salish Sea*
and the Pacific Northwest Coast
Thse ID cards were originally developed for use by WSU Beach Watcher intertidal monitoring teams. Nearly every invertebrate encountered during eight years of monitoring at 28 different sites is represented. (see species list).
Four laminated cards (each 7 1/2" x 11 1/4" or 19 cm x 29 cm) for easy use in the field.
Images and graphic design © Mary Jo Adams and Jan Holmes
Over 230 species (see spreadsheet) are pictured and described, grouped by Phylum:
- Side 1 - Sponges, Anemones, Jellies, Hydroids, Coral, Sea Pen
- Side 2 - Ribbon worms, Flatworms, Segmented worm families (see detailed view)
- Side 3 - Snails and Sea Slugs
- Side 4 - Bivalves
- Side 5 - Chitons, Limpets, Abalone, Isopods, Amphipods, Arachnids
- Side 6 - Crabs and Shrimps
- Side 7 - Barnacles, Bryozoans, Brachiopods, Ascidians
- Side 8 - Sea Stars, Urchins, Dollars, Cucumbers, Beach Etiquette
The vast majority of the invertebrates featured on these cards can be found along the Pacific coast from Alaska to Monterey California, and some as far south as Baja California in Mexico.
* The Salish Sea encompasses Puget Sound, the Straits of Georgia, and the Straits of Juan de Fuca. Its waters are shared by British Columbia, Canada & Washington State. The name honors the Coastal Salish Peoples who historically inhabited this coastline. (See MAP).