Sloan, N.A., P.M. Bartier and W.C.
Austin. 2001. Living Marine Legacy of Gwaii Haanas. II:
Marine Invertebrate Baseline to 2000 and
Invertebrate-related Management Issues. Parks Canada -
Technical Reports in Ecosystem Science. Report 35.
This is the first major overview
of marine invertebrates from the Haida Gwaii (Queen
Charlotte Islands) region. This inventory is in a spatio-temporal
geographic information system (GIS) database which
includes about 25,000 records of 2,503 species from
2,900 localities. It is intended to eventually make the
data base available on the World Wide Web.
Also included in the report is:
- a review of Haida knowledge of,
and words for marine invertebrates.
- a history of regional marine
invertebrate zoology over the past 120 years.
- a discussion of regional
biodiversity and biogeography
- an analysis of marine area
- detailed bibliographies