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Sharks (Firefly Guides)

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Publisher Comments:

A comprehensive guide to 120 species of sharks including habitat, dimensions, biology, behavior and mythology. Illustrated throughout in color.

Book News Annotation:

Covering 120 species of sharks and rays, this illustrated guide contains species-specific entries as well as essays on the history, biology, and ecology of the animals. Four hundred fifty color photographs, maps, and charts are prominently featured, adding vivid imagery to the descriptions. Entries include common and scientific names, family information, the species' range and habitat, its size, and its habits.
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Synopsis:

Sharks evoke a mixture of fear and fascination in most people. Portrayed in movies and books as vicious killers, sharks are, in fact, one of the most fascinating and diverse creatures in the ocean.

This handy guide to all the species of sharks in the world will prove invaluable to the diver, tourist, student and naturalist. More than 120 species are covered and illustrated with 450 color photographs to provide a comprehensive look at this magnificent creature.

An ideal book for anyone interested in sharks, it provides up-to-date information with clear color photographs in a handy format for use in the field or at a desk. Readers who need essential facts quickly will be pleased with the orderly presentation of information, the completeness of the entries and the accuracy of the information. The color photographs help in identifying species as well as providing a visual reference for the information presented.

Sharks is an ideal guide and reference for all levels of interest from school project to professional divers.

Synopsis:

Covering 120 species of sharks and rays, this illustrated guide contains species-specific entries as well as essays on the history, biology, and ecology of the animals. Four hundred fifty color photographs, maps, and charts are prominently featured, adding vivid imagery to the descriptions. Entries

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 252-253) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781552096291
Foreword:
Perrine, Doug
Author:
Ferrari, Antonella
Foreword by:
Perrine, Doug
Foreword:
Perrine, Doug
Author:
Ferrari, Andrea
Publisher:
Firefly Books
Location:
Toronto, Ont.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fish
Subject:
Sharks
Subject:
Scuba & Snorkeling
Subject:
Requins
Subject:
Animals - Fish
Subject:
Oceanography-Fish
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references: p. 252-253.
Series:
Firefly Guides
Series Volume:
no. 85
Publication Date:
20020331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.67x5.83x.74 in. 1.10 lbs.

Related Subjects

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Science and Mathematics » Oceanography » Sharks Rays and Skates

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Product details 256 pages Firefly Books Ltd - English 9781552096291 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Sharks evoke a mixture of fear and fascination in most people. Portrayed in movies and books as vicious killers, sharks are, in fact, one of the most fascinating and diverse creatures in the ocean.

This handy guide to all the species of sharks in the world will prove invaluable to the diver, tourist, student and naturalist. More than 120 species are covered and illustrated with 450 color photographs to provide a comprehensive look at this magnificent creature.

An ideal book for anyone interested in sharks, it provides up-to-date information with clear color photographs in a handy format for use in the field or at a desk. Readers who need essential facts quickly will be pleased with the orderly presentation of information, the completeness of the entries and the accuracy of the information. The color photographs help in identifying species as well as providing a visual reference for the information presented.

Sharks is an ideal guide and reference for all levels of interest from school project to professional divers.

"Synopsis" by , Covering 120 species of sharks and rays, this illustrated guide contains species-specific entries as well as essays on the history, biology, and ecology of the animals. Four hundred fifty color photographs, maps, and charts are prominently featured, adding vivid imagery to the descriptions. Entries
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 252-253) and index.
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