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Rick M. Harbo

Rick M. Harbo, B.Sc., is one of the Pacific Northwest’s leading marine writers and photographers. Author of the bestselling Tidepool and Reef, The Edible Seashore, Guide to the Western Seashore, Shells and Shellfish of the Pacific Northwest, and the award-winning book Whelks to Whales, Harbo is a diver and a retired senior marine biologist with Fisheries and Oceans Canada. He is currently working as a Research Associate with the Royal BC Museum. Harbo lives in Nanaimo, BC.

Books

A Field Guide to Marine Life of the Outer Coasts of the Salish Sea and Beyond
978-1-55017-855-5 · 1-55017-855-5 · May 2019 · Paperback
CAD$7.95 · USD$7.95
A folding guide to intertidal marine life of the exposed coasts of the Salish Sea by leading marine writer and photographer Rick Harbo.
A Field Guide to Marine Life of the Protected Waters of the Salish Sea
978-1-55017-853-1 · 1-55017-853-9 · May 2019 · Pamphlet
CAD$7.95 · USD$7.95
A folding guide to intertidal marine life of the Salish Sea including sea stars, shellfish, anemones, jellyfish and more.
Book Cover A Field Guide to Nudibranchs of the Pacific Northwest
978-1-55017-493-9 · 1-55017-493-2 · March 2010 · Pamphlet
CAD$7.95 · USD$7.95
A Pocket-sized, user-friendly guide to some of the Pacific Northwest’s most spectacular creatures.
Book Cover A Field Guide to Seashells and Shellfish of the Pacific Northwest
978-1-55017-417-5 · 1-55017-417-7 · February 2009 · Pamphlet
CAD$7.95 · USD$7.95
A user-friendly guide for all ages!
Book Cover Pacific Reef and Shore: A Photo Guide to Northwest Marine Life
978-1-55017-304-8 · 1-55017-304-9 · February 2003 · Paperback
CAD$9.95 · USD$9.95
Whales, seals, oysters, crabs, nudibranchs and seaweeds are just a smattering of the sea life you'll find in this comprehensive, easy-to-use pocket guide from Rick Harbo, the dean of popular Pacific Northwest marine biology.
Book Cover Pacific Reef and Shore: A Photo Guide to Northwest Marine Life
978-1-55017-786-2 · 1-55017-786-9 · May 2017 · Paperback
CAD$12.95 · USD$12.95

Including everything from whales and seals to oysters, crabs, nudibranchs and seaweeds, readers will find a comprehensive overview of Pacific marine life in this easy-to-use pocket guide.

Book Cover Shells and Shellfish of the Pacific Northwest
978-1-55017-146-4 · 1-55017-146-1 · 1997 · Paperback
CAD$25.95 · USD$25.95
This easy to follow, full-colour guide introduces the more than 250 species of mollusks found along the beaches and shallow waters of the Pacific Northwest.
Book Cover Whelks to Whales: Coastal Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest
978-1-55017-183-9 · 1-55017-183-6 · 1999 · Paperback
CAD$25.95 · USD$25.95
Winner of a 2000 BC Book Award and a BC Bestseller
Book Cover Whelks to Whales, Revised Second Edition: Coastal Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest
978-1-55017-491-5 · 1-55017-491-6 · March 2011 · Paperback
CAD$25.95 · USD$25.95
One of the best-selling concise guidebooks to marine life of the Pacific Northwest, now revised and updated.