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Hoyt, Erich

Works: 53 works in 214 publications in 5 languages and 9,355 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Pictorial works  Guidebooks  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Composer, Editor, Other
Classifications: QL737.C4, 599.5
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Publications about Erich Hoyt
Publications by Erich Hoyt
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Most widely held works by Erich Hoyt
Creatures of the deep : in search of the sea's "monsters" and the world they live in by Erich Hoyt( Book )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,449 libraries worldwide
Award-winning nature and science writer Erich Hoyt tells the riveting story of the discovery of the deep ocean. Weaving together details from the latest scientific research about sharks, giant squid, dragonfish and the huge tube worms, clams and tiny microbes of the deep-sea vents, Hoyt embarks on a magical journey to the bottom of the sea, which is inhabited not by vicious monsters but by diverse species of pale starfish and mud-eating sea cucumbers. Roaming across the abyssal plains and descending deep-sea trenches, he presents as much about the character and charisma of these and other so-called monsters as about the extraordinary world in which they live
The earth dwellers : adventures in the land of ants by Erich Hoyt( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 977 libraries worldwide
The author alternates stories of individual ants with the research of two field biologists in Costa Rica
Insect lives : stories of mystery and romance from a hidden world ( Book )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 880 libraries worldwide
Anthology about insects
The whale called killer by Erich Hoyt( Book )
17 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 762 libraries worldwide
Account of a study of killer whales undertaken between 1973 and 1979 off the coast of BC
Weird sea creatures by Erich Hoyt( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 716 libraries worldwide
Presents information about 50 animals that live in the deepest part of the sea and have adapted to life in total darkness and intense pressure and cold
Whales, dolphins & porpoises by Mark Carwardine( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 616 libraries worldwide
A guidebook to the many different species of whales, dolphins and porpoises that describes cetacean behavior and habitats
Marine protected areas for whales, dolphins, and porpoises : a world handbook for cetacean habitat conservation by Erich Hoyt( Book )
26 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 609 libraries worldwide
Hoyt (senior research fellow, Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society) presents an investigation into the status, process, and potential of instituting cetacean habitat protection, which has the primary goal of promoting the best possible marine protected areas (MPAs) for whales, dolphins, and porpoises. After outlining the principles of good habit conservation of good habitat conservation in chapters on the design and management of marine protected areas and strategies for protecting cetaceans to complement and supplement MPAs, the bulk of the text is given over to the status of conservation in 18 marine regions, along with survey accounts of some 500 proposed and operating MPAs in the regions
Whale rescue : changing the future for endangered wildlife by Erich Hoyt( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
Whale Rescue is the latest addition to the acclaimed Firefly Animal Rescue series. Written by an accomplished expert and illustrated with color photographs, this book is a solid reference on both whales and the ongoing efforts to protect them. This book covers whale physiology, diet, lifespan, complex behaviors and habitats. Specific whale species covered in detail are: - Gray whales - Humpback whales - Blue whales - Sperm whales - Right whales - Orca whales. Whale conservationists and their efforts to protect whale populations are profiled. Also addressed are the pros and cons of extreme measures used against illegal whalers, such as ramming whaling boats and destroying fishnets. A full list of organizations dedicated to protecting whales is provided for readers who want to help. About the Firefly Animal Rescue Series: The Firefly Animal Rescue Series identifies endangered and threatened species and what is being done to protect them. Combining lively, accessible text and stunning color photographs, each book provides a detailed overview of the species, describing its characteristics, behavior, habits, physiology and more. "These attractive books are a call to action ... fascinating readable accounts."
Meeting the whales : the equinox guide to giants of the deep by Erich Hoyt( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
Describes the life histories of the whales of the northern hemisphere. Also describes their communication skills and underwater acrobatics
The whale watcher's handbook by Erich Hoyt( Book )
10 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and German and held by 395 libraries worldwide
This complete guide to whale watching includes locations of lookouts, information on chartered tours, and a field guide to 77 varieties of whales and dolphins
Seasons of the whale : riding the currents of the North Atlantic by Erich Hoyt( Book )
12 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and French and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Un voyage d'un an en compagnie d'une douzaine de baleines (rorquals à bosse, rorquals bleus et baleines franches). Plus de 75 photographies illustrent leurs occupations journalières
Extinction A-Z by Erich Hoyt( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Presents an alphabetically arranged reference guide to terms and issues relating to plant and animal extinction, and lists laws, government agencies, and public interest organizations that deal with biological extinction
Conserving the wild relatives of crops by Erich Hoyt( Book )
30 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 217 libraries worldwide
About this booklet; How our crop plants developed; Useful genes from wild species; Conserving wild relatives in genebanks; Conserving wild relatives in natural areas; The future for wild relatives: what to do next? for further reading
Riding with the dolphins : the Equinox guide to dolphins and porpoises by Erich Hoyt( Book )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
This book brings us up to date on the latest dolphin research, answering and asking questions about the future of their threatened habitat, social lives, feeding behaviours and ability to learn from and communicate with humans
The whales of Canada by Erich Hoyt( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Individual brief chapters on cetaceans found in Canadian waters. Includes whales, dolphins and porpoises
Whales & dolphins by Mark Carwardine( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Whales and dolphins are considered by many to be endearing and fascinating, but how much do we actually know about them? As well as exploring their environment, biology and the myths that surround them, this book also gives practical advice on the best ways and places to see them
Whale watching 2001 : worldwide tourism numbers, expenditures, and expanding socioeconomic benefits by Erich Hoyt( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
An Australian Geographic guide to whales, dolphins & porpoises ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
The performing orca - why the show must stop : an in-depth review of the captive orca industry by Erich Hoyt( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The worldwide value and extent of whale watching 1995 by Erich Hoyt( Book )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Erich Hoyt American researcher and conservationist
Hoyt, Erich
Khoĭt, E.
Khoĭt, E. (Erikh)
ホイト, エリック
English (153)
French (7)
Spanish (6)
German (4)
Japanese (2)
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