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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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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 Americaand#151;commonly known as the Atlantic Coastand#151;extends from Newfoundland and Labrador through the Maritime Provinces and the Northeastern United States south to Cape Hatteras. This North Atlantic region... (read more)

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Sharks of Hawai'i: Their Biology and Cultural Significance
Sharks of Hawai'i: Their Biology and Cultural Significance
by Leighton Taylor
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A fascinating look at sharks in general and, in particular, the species inhabiting waters around the Hawaiian archipelago. Combining modern knowledge of shark biology with details culled from oral tradition, legends, and artifacts, Taylor provides a... (read more)

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Pacific Coast (Audubon Guide)
Pacific Coast (Audubon Guide)
by Audubon Society
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Marine Biology Coloring Book (2ND 00 Edition)
Marine Biology Coloring Book (2ND 00 Edition)
by Thomas M. Niesen
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What Is Natural? Coral Reef Crisis
What Is Natural? Coral Reef Crisis
by Jan Sapp
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Dolphin Societies
Dolphin Societies
by Karen Pryor
About the Author
Karen Pryor was a founder of Sea Life Park in Hawaii, where she pioneered many dolphin-training techniques. She is the author of numerous papers and several books, including Karen Pryor on Behavior: Essays and Research (1994), and has served on the U.S... (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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ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY Life's a sun-dappled, low-tide beach in this whimsical guide to building castles (and pyramids and marine animals) in the sand. Featuring such practical tips as the "flat-mountain" construction method and the ever-important water-to... (read more)

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Eels: An Exploration, from New Zealand to the Sargasso, of the World's Most Mysterious Fish
Eels: An Exploration, from New Zealand to the Sargasso, of the World's Most Mysterious Fish
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They spawn in the middle of the ocean but spend their adult lives in freshwater. They can overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles and even cross over land. They are revered as guardians and monster-seducers by New Zealands Maori, yet are often viewed... (read more)

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Harvard East Asian Monographs #325: Fishing Wars and Environmental Change in Late Imperial and Modern China
Harvard East Asian Monographs #325: Fishing Wars and Environmental Change in Late Imperial and Modern China
by Micah S Muscolino
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Among the environmental challenges facing us is alleviating the damage to marine ecosystems caused by pollution and overfishing. Coming to grips with contemporary problems, this book argues, depends on understanding how people have historically... (read more)

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Power of the Sea (Macsci)
Power of the Sea (Macsci)
by Bruce Parker
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The Power of the Sea describes our struggle to understand the physics of the sea, so we can use that knowledge to predict when the sea will unleash its fury against us. In a wide-sweeping narrative spanning much of human history, Bruce Parker, former... (read more)

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All the Fish in the Sea: Maximum Sustainable Yield and the Failure of Fisheries Management
All the Fish in the Sea: Maximum Sustainable Yield and the Failure of Fisheries Management
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Between 1949 and 1955, the State Department pushed for an international fisheries policy grounded in maximum sustainable yield (MSY). The concept is based on a confidence that scientists can predict, theoretically, the largest catch that can be taken... (read more)

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Mysterious Manatees
Mysterious Manatees
by Karen Glaser
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"Through her evocative photographs, Karen Glaser takes us swimming with Florida's manatees.  Through her eyes we see the light-dappled world where manatees move with unexpected grace.  And we witness the tenderness with which these... (read more)

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Against the Tide: The Battle for America's Beaches
Against the Tide: The Battle for America's Beaches
by Cornelia Dean
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Science editor for the Dean warns beach lovers and environmentalists that US beaches are vanishing. She traces the history and reviews the science of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf coasts with a particular focus on hurricanes and other disasters... (read more)

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Principles of Oceanography
Principles of Oceanography
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Whales and Dolphins in Question: The Smithsonian Answer Book
Whales and Dolphins in Question: The Smithsonian Answer Book
by James G Mead
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How many fingers do whales have? Why do whales strand on beaches? Do dolphins protect humans from sharks? What does DNA reveal about the ancestry of cetaceans? This comprehensive book is a collective response to thousands of letters and phone calls... (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,
Moby-Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea and of the Beachcombers, Oceanographers, Environmentalists, and Fools,
by Donovan Hohn
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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 Arctic science and geography. But questions can be like ocean... (read more)

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The Face of the Deep
The Face of the Deep
by Thomas Farber
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Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. Nature Writing. THE FACE OF THE DEEP is a lyrical and revealing exploration of the Pacific in all its aspects. "THE FACE OF THE DEEP is a marvelous, poetic achievement, the best book on diving that I have ever read, a... (read more)

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Seaworthy: A Swordboat Captain Returns to the Sea
Seaworthy: A Swordboat Captain Returns to the Sea
by Linda Greenlaw
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New York Times–bestselling author Linda Greenlaw tells of her greatest challenge: adopting a teenage daughter The only female swordfish boat captain in the country and a survivor of the real Perfect Storm, Linda Greenlaw was not a woman to shy away... (read more)

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Estuarine Ecology
Estuarine Ecology
by John W Day
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John W. Day, Jr. is Professor in the Department of Marine Sciences at Louisiana State University, where he has taught since 1971. He is coeditor (with W. Conner) of The Ecology of the Barataria Basin, Louisiana: An Estuarine Profile, and coeditor (with... (read more)

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