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Grayson
Grayson
by Lynne Cox
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You'd swear from the synopsis that it's fiction, grist for an after-school special or Disney's latest blockbuster. But, no, 17-year-old long-distance swimmer Lynne Cox, training one morning off the California coast, discovered a baby gray whale that had... (read more)

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Great Whales (Australian Natural History)
Great Whales (Australian Natural History)
by John Bannister
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- A fascinating and readable account of the largest mammals - Written by an expert with many years of field experience Seven Great Whales are found in the coastal waters surrounding Australia. There are six of the largest baleen whales-blue whale, fin... (read more)

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Basking with Humpbacks: Tracking Threatened Marine Life in New England Waters
Basking with Humpbacks: Tracking Threatened Marine Life in New England Waters
by Todd Mcleish
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Basking with Humpbacks offers an exciting, close-up look at some of the most rare marine creatures living in New England waters and examines the complex threats they face. In eleven chapters, each featuring a different animal or plant, McLeish takes... (read more)

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Their Fathers Work Casting Nets With the Worlds Fishermen
Their Fathers Work Casting Nets With the Worlds Fishermen
by William Mccloskey
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Fishing is a hard and fiercely independent life, one of the world's last hunting occupations, and one of the most hazardous. Change has been a constant, with traditional fisheries modernized, stocks threatened by overfishing and pollution, and political... (read more)

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Saltwater Fishes
Saltwater Fishes
by James Kavanagh
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Saltwater Fishes is the perfect pocket-sized, folding guide for the nature enthusiast. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar species organized by family. Created and printed in the USA, this guide was updated in 2012 with a new... (read more)

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1001 Questions Answered about the Seashore
1001 Questions Answered about the Seashore
by Norman John Berrill
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From microscopic diatoms to sea otters and dolphins, this comprehensive compendium of facts contains over 1,000 questions and answers about sea snails, sponges, starfish, fishes, shore birds, and many other marine creatures. Detailed coverage... (read more)

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Sea Turtles of Hawai'i
Sea Turtles of Hawai'i
by Patrick Ching
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Enter the world of the honu, Hawai'i's beloved green sea turtle. Revered by Hawaiians since ancient times, these turtles were reduced to dangerously low numbers by commercial fishing before gaining protection as a threatened species under federal law.<... (read more)

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The Science Times Book of Fish (Science Times Books)
The Science Times Book of Fish (Science Times Books)
by Nicholas Wade
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For twenty years, readers of The New York Times have looked forward to the Science Times section every Tuesday as one of the few national forums for high-quality science writing for the layman and an authoritative source for scientists as well. Its... (read more)

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The Grandest of Lives: Eye to Eye with Whales
The Grandest of Lives: Eye to Eye with Whales
by Douglas H Chadwick
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Acclaimed nature writer Douglas Chadwick offers engaging portraits of five diverse whale species--the humpback, northern bottlenose, blue whale, minke whale, and orca--in the context of his hands-on adventures with prominent whale researchers.... (read more)

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To Follow the Water: Exploring the Ocean to Discover Climate
To Follow the Water: Exploring the Ocean to Discover Climate
by Dallas Murphy
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In To Follow the Water, critically acclaimed author Dallas Murphy artfully recasts the story of human expansion and cultural development with the ocean playing the central role. Applying a novelists eye for detail and a historians drive for perspective... (read more)

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Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World
Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World
by Mark Kurlansky
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From the Bestselling Author of Salt and The Basque History of the World Cod, Mark Kurlansky’s third work of nonfiction and winner of the 1999 James Beard Award, is the biography of a single species of fish, but it may as well be a world history... (read more)

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Whales Giants of the Seas & Oceans
Whales Giants of the Seas & Oceans
by Thames & Hudson
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Whales have fascinated people for centuries, but were nearly wiped out during the 20th century. Several species are still under threat. This title is a pocket sized introduction to the history, myths, literature and imagery devoted to the world's largest... (read more)

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Seashells of North America Golden Guide To Field Identification
Seashells of North America Golden Guide To Field Identification
by R Tucker Abbot
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Scoop up plentiful Cockles on Eastern beaches. Spy a fabulous Emperor Helmet in Southern Florida. Find a Red Chiton on the Pacific shore. The coasts of North America yield a wondrous variety of shells, from the majestic Conch to tiny Bittium. This... (read more)

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Living By the Rules of the Sea
Living By the Rules of the Sea
by David M. Bush
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Living by the Rules of the Sea is a primer for people living along the nation’s coastlines, those considering moving to the coast, or those who want a greater understanding of the risks and dangers posed by living at the seacoast. Published as part... (read more)

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Pacific Northwest Beachcomber: A Waterproof Reference to Beach Habitats, Plants & Animals (Duraguide)
Pacific Northwest Beachcomber: A Waterproof Reference to Beach Habitats, Plants & Animals (Duraguide)
by James Kavanagh
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This Duraguide reveals the types of beaches you might encounter in the Pacific Northwest – rocky shores, sandy shores, mudflats, cobblestone beaches – the tidal zones of each beach, and the plants and animals that inhabit the different beach... (read more)

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Cape Cod Seashore Life: An Introduction to Familiar Plants & Animals in the Cape Cod Region (Pocket Naturalist)
Cape Cod Seashore Life: An Introduction to Familiar Plants & Animals in the Cape Cod Region (Pocket Naturalist)
by James Kavanagh
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Cape Cod National Seashore hosts hundreds of species of animal and plant life. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar species of seashore plants and animals. Laminated for durability, this handy guide is a great source of... (read more)

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The Wisdom of Dolphins
The Wisdom of Dolphins
by Susan E Yoder
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Humans can bring dolphins' wisdom into everyday practices through simple meditations. The authors also provide many resources to guide readers further in knowing about and being with dolphins.... (read more)

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The Hungry Ocean
The Hungry Ocean
by Linda Greenlaw
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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER--NOW AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK! Known to millions of readers of The Perfect Storm as the captain of the Hannah Boden, sister ship to the Andrea Gail, Linda Greenlaw is also known as one of the best sea captains on the East... (read more)

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Closer to the Great Whales
Closer to the Great Whales
by Peter Trull
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Fascinating color photos let you see whales in their natural habitat. Learn about their behavior, external anatomy, and physical features. Discussed in the text are the Humpback, Minke, Finback, and the rarely seen Right whales, baleen whales that eat by... (read more)

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George Gund Foundation Imprint in African American Studies #3: A Fascination for Fish
George Gund Foundation Imprint in African American Studies #3: A Fascination for Fish
by David C Powell
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"This autobiography is a charming and accurate telling by a modest man whose brilliant career has allowed millions to venture into the sea and feel what Dave feels when he's underwater—without getting wet!"—John E. McCosker, Director Emeritus... (read more)

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