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The Bony fishes

Author: David Attenborough; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Warner Bros.; Films Incorporated.; Penn Communications.
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Films Inc. ; Erie, Pa. : Distributed exclusively by Penn Communications, ©1981.
Series: Life on earth.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In waters of any temperature in the world, from volcanic springs to coldest waters, bony fish have developed ways of swimming to harvest food. David Attenborough examines the role of fins. He explores the open sea with an aqualung to show how fish have developed shapes for survival and travels to the deep seas in a submersible to show how fishes have adapted there.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Attenborough; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Warner Bros.; Films Incorporated.; Penn Communications.
OCLC Number: 42499965
Notes: Title on label on container: Boney fishes.
Credits: Principal photography, Maurice Fisher [and others]; film editors, Ron Martin, Alec Brown; music composed by Edward Williams, conducted by Marcus Dods.
Target Audience: Junior high school through adults.
Description: 1 videocassette (30 min.) (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: Life on earth.
Other Titles: Boney fishes.
Responsibility: produced by BBC Television in association with Warner Bros. ; producers, Richard Brock, John Sparks ; written by David Attenborough.

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In waters of any temperature in the world, from volcanic springs to coldest waters, bony fish have developed ways of swimming to harvest food. David Attenborough examines the role of fins. He explores the open sea with an aqualung to show how fish have developed shapes for survival and travels to the deep seas in a submersible to show how fishes have adapted there.

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