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Secrets of the Coral Reefs: Exploring the Underwater Wonders

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120 pages, 120 color photos, 10 x 10, At dawn, Sammon dives into the Red Sea off the Sinai Desert to visit Anemone City and witness the underwater world as it awakens to feed. At noon, he explores Truk Lagoon in Micronesia, site of a climactic naval battle of World War II where sunken ships, airplanes, and tanks have formed an artificial reef teeming with life. At dusk, Sammon goes underwater off Cocos Island, Costa Rica, to watch the changing of the guard as the diurnal fish rest and the nocturnal world awakens. At midnight, he dives off Bonaire in the Caribbean to view the mysterious world of nocturnal starfish, sea urchins, seahorses, and more.Introductory chapters on coral reefs and their conservation transport the reader from the Indian Ocean to Australia's Great Barrier Reef with images of sea lions and sharks in the Galapagos Islands, octopi in Tahiti, manta rays in the Fiji Islands, and barracuda and sharks in the Bahamas. Secrets of the Coral Reefs is an intriguing and unique glimpse into the world of the coral reef that will awe readers curious about life beneath the seas.

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10x10, 124 pages, 120 color photos, 1 illustration, 1 map, index, bibliography Provides an intimate portrait of the activity and change that a coral reef and the life it supports go through in a 24-hour period. Takes readers to the Red Sea, Truk Lagoon in Micronesia, Cocos Island and Bonaire.

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This is the first book to provide an intimate portrait of the activity and

Synopsis:

This is the first book to provide an intimate portrait of the activity and change that a coral reef and the life it supports go through in a 24-hour period. Rick Sammon takes the reader on an undersea adventure around the world. Introductory chapters on coral reefs and their conservation transport the reader from the Indian Ocean to Australias Great Barrier Reef with images of sea lions and sharks in the Galapagos Islands, octopi in Tahiti, manta rays in the Fiji Islands, and barracuda and sharks in the Bahamas. Secrets of the Coral Reefs is an intriguing and unique glimpse into the world of the coral reef that will awe readers who are curious about life beneath the seas. About the Author - Rick Sammon is the author of 23 books and more than 1,000 newspaper and magazine articles and is the host of 30 television programs on cable and satellite TV. Sammon leads photo workshops around the world and has dived in most of the worlds oceans.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780896586697
Subtitle:
Exploring the Underwater Wonders
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Author:
Rick Sammon is the author of 23 books and more than 1,000 newspaper and magazine articles and is the host of 30 television programs on cable and satellite TV. Sammon leads photo workshops around the w
Author:
Rick Sammon is the author of 23 books and more than 1,000 newspaper and magazine articles and is the
Author:
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Author:
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Author:
Sammon, Rick
Author:
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Author:
Sammon and Sammon LTD
Author:
Sammon & Sammon LTD
Author:
LTD, Sammon & Sammon
Subject:
Marine Life
Subject:
Underwater photography
Subject:
Coral reef ecology
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
General House & Home
Subject:
Nature Studies-Ocean and Marine Biology
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20041104
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
10 x 10 x 0.25 in 1.13 lb

Related Subjects

Science and Mathematics » Electricity » General Electronics
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Ocean and Marine Biology
Science and Mathematics » Oceanography » Aquatic Life

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Product details 120 pages Voyageur Press (MN) - English 9780896586697 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
10x10, 124 pages, 120 color photos, 1 illustration, 1 map, index, bibliography Provides an intimate portrait of the activity and change that a coral reef and the life it supports go through in a 24-hour period. Takes readers to the Red Sea, Truk Lagoon in Micronesia, Cocos Island and Bonaire.
"Synopsis" by , This is the first book to provide an intimate portrait of the activity and
"Synopsis" by ,
This is the first book to provide an intimate portrait of the activity and change that a coral reef and the life it supports go through in a 24-hour period. Rick Sammon takes the reader on an undersea adventure around the world. Introductory chapters on coral reefs and their conservation transport the reader from the Indian Ocean to Australias Great Barrier Reef with images of sea lions and sharks in the Galapagos Islands, octopi in Tahiti, manta rays in the Fiji Islands, and barracuda and sharks in the Bahamas. Secrets of the Coral Reefs is an intriguing and unique glimpse into the world of the coral reef that will awe readers who are curious about life beneath the seas. About the Author - Rick Sammon is the author of 23 books and more than 1,000 newspaper and magazine articles and is the host of 30 television programs on cable and satellite TV. Sammon leads photo workshops around the world and has dived in most of the worlds oceans.
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