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The world beneath : the life and times of unknown sea creatures and coral reefs

Author: Richard Smith
Publisher: [New York, NY] : Apollo Publishers, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Brimming with new discoveries, Smith's book takes you swimming in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans to meet the sea's most fascinating creatures. There are scarlet-colored corals, baby-blue sponges, and creatures that change color at the drop of a hat. From the pygmy seahorse to the whale shark, you'll learn what they eat, how they play, and how they care for, live on, and mimic each other. -- adapted from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Smith
ISBN: 9781948062220 1948062224
OCLC Number: 1081427670
Description: 311 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Diving in --
How the reef works --
The Coral Triangle --
New discoveries of the twenty-first century --
Things that live on things --
The unseemly world of anemonefish --
Pygmy seahorses : tales from the stables --
Parasites rule the reef --
Colors of the reef --
Flashers and fairies --
Coral reefs in the twenty-first century --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Dr. Richard Smith.

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Brimming with new discoveries, Smith's book takes you swimming in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans to meet the sea's most fascinating creatures. There are scarlet-colored corals, baby-blue sponges, and creatures that change color at the drop of a hat. From the pygmy seahorse to the whale shark, you'll learn what they eat, how they play, and how they care for, live on, and mimic each other. -- adapted from jacket

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