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Grayson
Grayson
by Lynne Cox
Staff Pick
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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American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood
American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood
by Paul Greenberg
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Bestselling author of Four Fish Paul Greenberg looks to New York oysters, gulf shrimp, and Alaskan salmon to tell the surprising story of why Americans no longer eat from local waters In 2005, the United States imported twelve billion ... (read more)

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King of Fish Thousand Year Run of Salmon
King of Fish Thousand Year Run of Salmon
by David R Montgomery
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The salmon that symbolize the Pacific Northwest's natural splendor are now threatened with extinction across much of their ancestral range. In studying the natural and human forces that shape the rivers and mountains of that region, geologist David... (read more)

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The Whale Warriors: The Battle at the Bottom of the World to Save the Planet's Largest Mammals
The Whale Warriors: The Battle at the Bottom of the World to Save the Planet's Largest Mammals
by Peter Heller
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For two months, journalist Heller was aboard the pirate ship the "Farley Mowat" as it stalked its prey--a Japanese whaling fleet. Now, Heller chronicles this hair-raising journey, whose mission was to stop illegal whaling in the stormy, remote seas off... (read more)

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Poseidon's Steed: The Story of Seahorses, from Myth to Reality
Poseidon's Steed: The Story of Seahorses, from Myth to Reality
by Helen Scales
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Seahorses lead quiet lives, tucked away out of sight on the seafloor. It is rare to catch a glimpse of a seahorse in its natural habitat. But even if few have seen one live, these exotic, seemingly prehistoric creatures exist quite vividly in our... (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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The Shark Handbook: The Essential Guide for Understanding the Sharks of the World
The Shark Handbook: The Essential Guide for Understanding the Sharks of the World
by Greg Skomal
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Greg Skomal is one of the world’s leading shark experts: many thousands of viewers know him as the “Shark Guy” on Discovery Channel and he’s affiliated with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. So if you’re dreaming of... (read more)

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The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean
The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean
by Susan Casey
Staff Pick
It has long been asserted that we know more about the surface of the moon than we do the vast seascapes that cover some 70 percent of our planet. Susan Casey's seductive book, The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean, goes a... (read more)

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Recreational Dungeness Crabbing
Recreational Dungeness Crabbing
by Scott Haugen
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Instructions and great recipes. All Color!... (read more)

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Cousteau's Great White Shark
Cousteau's Great White Shark
by Jean-michel Cousteau
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Here is the story, in words, photographs, and drawings, of a two-and-a-half-year expedition to the south coast of Australia. The Cousteau team -- including scientists, divers, cameramen, and sailors -- studied the behavior and biology of the much-feared... (read more)

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Osmoregulation and Drinking in Vertebrates
Osmoregulation and Drinking in Vertebrates
by N Hazon
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"Osmoregulation and Drinking in Vertebrates" presents some of the most exciting recent advancements in the area of osmoregulation, from the control of gene expression to whole animal response. The volume discusses the differences and similarities in the... (read more)

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Moby-Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea and of the Beachcombers, Oceanographers, Environmentalists, and Fools, Including the Author, Who Went in Search of Them
Moby-Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea and of the Beachcombers, Oceanographers, Environmentalists, and Fools, Including the Author, Who Went in Search of Them
by Donovan Hohn
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A revelatory tale of science, adventure, and modern myth. When the writer Donovan Hohn heard of the mysterious loss of thousands of bath toys at sea, he figured he would interview a few oceanographers, talk to a few beachcombers, and read up on... (read more)

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The Shark-Watcher's Handbook: A Guide to Sharks and Where to See Them
The Shark-Watcher's Handbook: A Guide to Sharks and Where to See Them
by Mark Carwardine
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"Every diver should have a copy of this book. It's the most comprehensive and best-researched guide to diving and snorkeling with sharks--providing everything you need to know in order to experience some of the most awe-inspiring and breathtaking... (read more)

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Concepts in Biological Oceanography: An Interdisciplinary Primer
Concepts in Biological Oceanography: An Interdisciplinary Primer
by Peter A Jumars
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This textbook for advanced level courses in oceanography focuses on the interaction of ecological and physical processes that govern the ocean. The book begins with an introduction to ecology, using foraging theory and analytic formulation of encounter... (read more)

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The Atlantic Coast: A Natural History
The Atlantic Coast: A Natural History
by Harry Thurston
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The North Atlantic coast of North America—commonly known as the Atlantic Coast—extends from Newfoundland and Labrador through the Maritime Provinces and the Northeastern United States south to Cape Hatteras. This North Atlantic region belongs... (read more)

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Pacific Coast (Audubon Guide)
Pacific Coast (Audubon Guide)
by Audubon Society
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A comprehensive field guide, fully illustrated with color photographs, to the birds, plants, fishes, insects, seashore creatures, and other natural wonders of North America's western shores, from Alaska to southern California.... (read more)

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What Is Natural? Coral Reef Crisis
What Is Natural? Coral Reef Crisis
by Jan Sapp
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During the late 1960s and 1970s, massive herds of poisonous crown-of-thorns starfish suddenly began to infest coral reef communities around the world, leaving in their wake devastation comparable to a burnt-out rainforest. In What is Natural?, Jan Sapp... (read more)

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Dolphin Societies
Dolphin Societies
by Karen Pryor
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Wild dolphins are an elusive subject for behavioral studies: How can you "do a Jane Goodall" on animals usually visible only as a glimpse of rolling dorsal fins heading for the horizon? In this unusual book, two of the best-known scientists in the marine-... (read more)

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Red Summer: The Danger and Madness of Commercial Salmon Fishing in Alaska
Red Summer: The Danger and Madness of Commercial Salmon Fishing in Alaska
by Bill Carter
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Painting a visceral portrait of the life of commercial fishermen in the remote Eskimo village of Egekik, Alaska, this intense memoir depicts the author's four summers spent with a crew of seasonal salmon netters. Distinguishing itself from a typical... (read more)

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Sandcastles: Great Projects: From Mermaids to Monuments
Sandcastles: Great Projects: From Mermaids to Monuments
by Patti Mitchell
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Sandcastles is the ultimate guide to the ultimate summer pastime--playing in the sand. Featuring the wonderful photographs of Frankie Frankeny (Snowmen), Sandcastles includes over 30 sand sculptures from the whimsical to the majestic, complete with easy... (read more)

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