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Blowfish's oceanopedia : 291 extraordinary things you didn't know about the sea

Author: Tom Hird
Publisher: London Atlantic Books, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The seas of our planet cover more than seventy percent of the Earth, yet we know less about the ocean depths than the surface of the moon. Join marine biologist and fish-fanatic Tom 'the Blowfish' Hird as he lifts the lid on a treasure chest of fascinating facts, to reveal just what we do know about what lurks beneath the waves.
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Hird
ISBN: 9781786492401 1786492407
OCLC Number: 1014330142
Notes: "Tom 'the Blowfish' Hird"--Spine.
Description: ix, 292 pages, 8 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: The ways of the sea --
Shore --
Coastal seas --
Coral reef --
Open ocean --
Deep ocean --
Frozen seas --
Threats to the oceans.
Other Titles: Oceanopedia
Two hundred and ninety one extraordinary things you did not know about the sea
Responsibility: Tom Hird.

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A fascinating and fun-filled book of extraordinary facts about the oceans, seas and waterways of our world.  Read more...

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A marine marvel... Tom Hird applies his boundless enthusiasm to give us a smorgasbord of bite-sized oceanic and fishy facts. -- Brian Clegg * Author of A Brief History of Infinity * Thoroughly Read more...

 
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