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The shark handbook : the essential guide for understanding the sharks of the world

Author: Gregory Skomal; Nick Caloyianis
Publisher: Kennebunkport, Maine : Cider Mill Press Book Pub., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the sharks of the world, what they are, how they evolved, and how they thrive in their marine environment. Describes shark anatomy and adaptation, shark conservation, shark attacks, and over 450 species.
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Genre/Form: Field guides
Pictorial works
Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Skomal, Gregory.
Shark handbook.
Kennelbunkport, Maine : Cider Mill Press Book Pub. ; c2008
(OCoLC)656220908
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Skomal; Nick Caloyianis
ISBN: 9781604330076 1604330074
OCLC Number: 233191309
Description: 278 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1: Shark characteristics. Shark evolution ; Anatomy of sharks ; Life history of sharks ; Shark conservation and use ; Shark attacks ; Shark classification --
pt. 2: Types of sharks. Ground sharks ; Mackerel sharks ; Dogfishes ; Carpetsharks ; Other orders of sharks.
Other Titles: Essential guide for understanding the sharks of the world
Responsibility: by Greg Skomal ; photography by Nick Caloyianis.
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Discusses the sharks of the world, what they are, how they evolved, and how they thrive in their marine environment. Describes shark anatomy and adaptation, shark conservation, shark attacks, and over 450 species.

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