An invaluable, illustrated reference to all known seaweed taxa found in Florida coastal waters and a helpful aid for researchers in Florida as well as the Caribbean and the SE United States. With 51 line art panels and 12 b&w figures.
For centuries, the southernmost region of the Florida peninsula was seen by outsiders as wild and inaccessible, one of the last frontiers in the quest to understand and reveal the natural history of the continent. This book tells the stories of the explorers and adventurers who—for better and for worse—helped open the unique environment of South Florida to the world.
This book explores how settlers from northern states created myths about the Indian River area on Florida’s Atlantic Coast, importing ideas about the region’s Indigenous peoples and rewriting its history to market the land to investors and tourists.