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The extreme life of the sea

Author: Stephen R Palumbi; Anthony R Palumbi
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2014]
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The ocean teems with life that thrives under difficult situations in unusual environments. The Extreme Life of the Sea takes readers to the absolute limits of the ocean world--the fastest and deepest, the hottest and oldest creatures of the oceans. It dives into the icy Arctic and boiling hydrothermal vents--and exposes the eternal darkness of the deepest undersea trenches--to show how marine life thrives against  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Palumbi, Stephen R.
Extreme life of the sea
(DLC) 2013038174
(OCoLC)858914373
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen R Palumbi; Anthony R Palumbi
ISBN: 9781400849932 1400849934 1306408342 9781306408349
OCLC Number: 869735703
Awards: Short-listed for American Association for the Advancement of Science's Books for General Audiences and Young Adults 2014
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The epic ocean --
The earliest --
The most archaic --
The smallest --
The deepest --
The shallowest --
The oldest --
The fastest and the furthest --
The hottest --
The coldest --
The strangest families --
Future extremes --
Epilogue : a grand bargain.
Responsibility: Stephen R. Palumbi and Anthony R. Palumbi.

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The ocean teems with life that thrives under difficult situations in unusual environments. This book takes readers to the absolute limits of the aquatic world - the fastest and deepest, the hottest  Read more...

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