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Fishes and Marine Invertebrates

Aburto-Oropeza, O., E. Sala, and C. Sánchez-Ortíz
Feeding behavior, habitat use, and abundance of the angelfish Holacanthus passer (Pomacanthidae) in the southern Sea of Cortés
Environmental Biology of Fishes 57: 435-442. 2000.

Allen, G.R., and D.R. Robertson
Fishes of the Tropical Eastern Pacific
University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu. 332 pp. 1994.

Escobar-Fernández, R. and M. Siri. 1997.
Nombres vernáculos y científicos de los peces del Pacífico Mexicano. Vernacular and scientific names of fishes of the Mexican Pacific
Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Sociedad Ictiológica Mexicana, A.C. Ensenada, BC, Mexico. 102 pp. 1997.

Gotshall, D.W.
Marine Animals of Baja California, A Guide to the Common Fishes and Invertebrates
Sea Challengers. Monterey, California. 112 pp. 1987.

Gotshall, D.W. and L.L. Laurent
Pacific Coast Subtidal Marine Invertebrates, A Fishwatchers' Guide
Sea Challengers. Monterey, California. 107 pp. 1979.

Gotshall, D.W.
Guide to Marine Invertebrates, Alaska to Baja California
Sea Challengers. Monterey, California. 105 pp. 1994.

Lalli, C.M. and R.W. Gilmer
Pelagic Snails: The Biology of Holoplanktonic Gastropod Mollusks
Standorfd University Press, Stanford, California. 259 pp. 1989.

Sala E., O. Aburto-Oropeza, and J.L. Arreola-Robles
Observations of a Probable Hybrid Angelfish of the Genus Holacanthus from the Sea of Cortés, México
Pacific Science 53 (2). 181-184. 1999.

Sánchez-Ortíz, C.A., J.L. Arreola-Robles, O.Aburto-Oropeza, and M.Cortés-Hernández. Peces de arrecife en la región de La Paz, BCS. In: J.Urbán- Ramírez and M. Ramírez-Rodríguez (eds.)
La Bahía de La Paz: Investigación y Conservación
UABCS, CICIMAR, and SIO, La Paz, BCS. Mexico. pp. 177-188. 1977.

Smith, R.I. and J.T. Carlton (editors).
Lights' Manual: Intertidal Invertebrates of the Central California Coast
Third Ed., University of California Press, Berkeley. 716 pp. 1975.

Springer, V.G. and J.P. Gold.
Sharks in Question. The Smithsonian Answer Book.
Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, D.C. 187 pp. 1989.

Thomson, D.A., L.T. Findley and A.N. Kerstitch
Reef fishes of the Sea of Cortez
Wiley and Sons, New York. 302 pp. 1979.

Warren, E.B. and Herbert, R.A.
Fishes of California and Western México. Pacific Marine Fishes Book 8
T.F.H. Publications, Inc. Ltd. pp. 1931-2177. 1984.

Wrobel D. and C. Mills
Pacific Coast Pelagic Invertebrates, A Guide to the Common Gelatinous Animals
Sea Challengers. Monterey Bay Aquarium, California. 108 pp. 1998.


Marine Mammals and Terrestrial Animals

Boschung, Herbert T., James D. Williams, Daniel W. Gotshall, and David K. Caldwell
The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Fishes, Whales, and Dolphins
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York. 1983

Burt, William H., and Richard P. Grossenheider
Mammals (Peterson Field Guides)
Houghton Mifflin Company. 1980

Farrand, John, Editor
The Audubon Society Master Guide to Birding, Volume 2: Gulls to Dippers
Alfred A. Knopf, New York. 1983

Ingles, Lloyd G.
Mammals of the Pacific States
Stanford University Press. 1965

Orr, Robert T., and Roger C. Helm
Marine Mammals of California
University of California Press. 1989

Robbins, Chandler S., Bertel Bruun, and Herbert S. Zim
Birds of North America
Golden Press Publishing Company, Inc. 1983

Stokes, Donald and Lillian
Field Guide to Birds, Western Region
Little, Brown, and Company. 1996


Coleman, Ronald A.
The Wild Orchids of California
Comstock Publishing Associates-Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York 1995

Felger, Richard S. and Elaine Joyal
The Palms (Arecaceae) of Sonora, Mexico
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Claremont, California. 1999

Gentry Howard S.
The Agaves of Baja California
California Academy of Sciences. 1978

Gentry Howard S.
Agaves of Continental North America
The University of Arizona Press. Tucson, Arizona. 1982

Humphrey, Robert R.
The Boojum and Its Home (Idria columnaris Kellogg and its Ecological Niche)
The University of Arizona Press. Tucson, Arizona. 1974

Jaeger, Edmund C.
A Source Book of Biological Names and Terms
Charles C. Thomas, Publisher. 1978

Jones, David L.
Palms throughout the World
Smithsonian Institution Press Washington, D.C. 1995

Lear, Richard and Tom Turner
Mangroves of Australia.
University of Queensland Press, St.Lucia, Queensland. 1977

Lindsay, George
The Genus Ferocactus (Taxonomy and Ecology Explorations in the USA and Mexico)
Tireless Termites Press USA. 1996

Mabberley, D.J.
The Plant-Book (A portable dictionary of the higher plants)
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, USA. 1993

Rebman, Jon P.
Biosystematic study of Opuntia subgenus Cylindropuntia (Cactaceae), the chollas of Lower California, Mexico.
Ph.D. dissertation. Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. 1995

Rebman, Jon P.
A New Cholla (Cactaceae) From Baja California, Mexico
Published in Haseltonia, volume 6: pp. 17-21 1998

Roberts, Norman C.
Baja California Plant Field Guide
Natural History Publishing Company, La Jolla, California. 1989

Shreve, Forrest and Ira L. Wiggins
Vegetation and Flora of the Sonoran Desert Volume I and II
Stanford University Press. Stanford, California. 1964

Turner, Ramond M., Janice E. Bowers, and Tony L. Burgess
Sonoran Desert Plants
The University of Arizona Press, Tucson, Arizona. 1995

Uhl, Natalie W. and John Dransfield
Genera Palmarum (A Classification of Palms Based on the Work of Harold E. Moore, Jr.)
Published by the L.H. Bailey Hortorium and The International Palm Society. Allen Press, Lawrence Kansas. 1987

Wiggins, Ira L.
Flora of Baja California
Stanford University Press. Stanford, California. 1993

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