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Citizens of the sea : wonderous creatures from the census of marine life

Author: Nancy Knowlton
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The incredible variety of marine life--in numbers, body form, behavior, and more--is at the heart of Citizens of the Sea, an irresistible plunge into the surprising world beneath the waves."-from inside cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Knowlton
ISBN: 9781426206436 1426206437
OCLC Number: 495271388
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 209 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Names & numbers --
Appearances are everything --
Sense & sensibilities --
Ocean locomotion --
Settling down & growing up --
There's no place like home --
Sea food --
Best friends --
The more, the merrier --
Sex and the sea --
Deep time --
Dangerous encounters --
For what it's worth --
Bad new, good news.
Responsibility: Nancy Knowlton.

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Brilliantly photographed and written in an easygoing style, Citizens of the Sea will inform and enchant you with close-up documentation of the fascinating facts of life in the ocean realm.  Read more...

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