South African Trade Publisher of the Year 2016 & 2017

Search for your favourite author or book

Beachcombing in South Africa

ISBN 
9781775845720
Format 
Epub
Recommended Price 
R130.00
Published 
February 2019
About the book: 
Anyone who spends time beside the sea knows there’s a wealth of ‘treasure’ to be found, be it natural or manufactured, living or washed up. Beachcombing in South Africa  is a friendly guide to the seashore’s rich pickings.
 
Short chapters such as Floaters and drifters, Sea-beans, Sponges, Eggs and egg cases, and many more, detail what can be found and how to interpret or identify specimens. Items may reveal links to activities or biological events in the nearby ocean – or, perhaps, thousands of miles away. They may relate to human activities, such as fish or bird tagging, or be oceanographic instruments separated from their moorings. Or they may be part of the growing menace of flotsam and jetsam from the planet’s burgeoning human population.
 
This book will enhance the experience of beachcombing, satisfy curiosity about finds, and contribute to a better understanding of the life in our oceans and along our shores. 
 
Other titles by this author 
Listing 

Others also viewed

Moord is op die spyskaart.   Speurders Storm van der Merwe en Andreas Moerdyk is terug...
After his heart bypass operation, former champion athlete Christian Lemmer needs to take stock....