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Life in the Pacific Ocean

Author: Richard J Cannings; Sydney G Cannings; Marja de Jong Westman
Publisher: Vancouver : Greystone Books, ©1999.
Series: British Columbia, a natural history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Sea, from its shimmering surface to its sunless depths, teems with life. Its watery world is not our world, but Life in the Pacific Ocean, with its vivd photographs and engaging text, gives us a glimpse into the secrets beneath the surface of the ocean. How do barnacles have sex? Why are sea stars the most feared predators of the intertidal zone? What is life like for the denizens of the dark, quiet seafloor,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cannings, Richard.
Life in the Pacific Ocean.
New York : Greystone Books, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard J Cannings; Sydney G Cannings; Marja de Jong Westman
ISBN: 9781926706375 1926706374
OCLC Number: 787844173
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (some color), maps (some color).
Series Title: British Columbia, a natural history.
Responsibility: Richard Cannings, Sydeny Cannings and Marja de Jong Westman.

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The Sea, from its shimmering surface to its sunless depths, teems with life. Its watery world is not our world, but Life in the Pacific Ocean, with its vivd photographs and engaging text, gives us a glimpse into the secrets beneath the surface of the ocean. How do barnacles have sex? Why are sea stars the most feared predators of the intertidal zone? What is life like for the denizens of the dark, quiet seafloor, where conditions have barely changed since life began? This book, adapted and expanded from sections of the best-seling British Columbia: A Natural History, both offer answers and rais.

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