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A Scientist at the Seashore (Dover Science Books)
A Scientist at the Seashore (Dover Science Books)
by James S Trefil
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"A marvelous excursion from the beach to the ends of the solar system . . . captivating."—The New York Times "So easy to understand yet so dense with knowledge that you'll never look at waves on a beach the same way again."—San Francisco... (read more)

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The Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science (Facts on File Science Library)
The Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science (Facts on File Science Library)
by Barbara Charton
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Praise for the previous edition: A ready reference to the basic vocabulary of marine science for students, professionals and the general reader. -- Science News Quite comprehensive and authoritative and provides clear definitions for science students... (read more)

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Shark Trouble: True Stories and Lessons about the Sea
Shark Trouble: True Stories and Lessons about the Sea
by Peter Benchley
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Master storyteller Peter Benchley combines high adventure with practical information in Shark Trouble, a book that is at once a thriller and a valuable guide to being safe in, on, under, and around the sea. The bestselling author of Jaws, The Deep, and... (read more)

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Sharks: White Star Guides Underwater World
Sharks: White Star Guides Underwater World
by Angelo Mojetta
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Behind most myths of the sea, behind most people's sense of fear and respect for the ocean, lurks the shark—the uncontested lord of the deep. Each year scientists try to counter the bad publicity that sharks receive during beach season, and now... (read more)

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Marine Plants of the Texas Coast (Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies)
Marine Plants of the Texas Coast (Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies)
by Roy L Lehman
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Written for biology students, teachers, nature lovers, amateur naturalists, conservation workers, and parks and wildlife personnel, this up-to-date, easy-to-use guide describes the marine plants of the Gulf of Mexico coast. The author’s photographs... (read more)

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Nights of Ice: True Stories of Disaster and Survival on Alaska's High Seas
Nights of Ice: True Stories of Disaster and Survival on Alaska's High Seas
by Spike Walker
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Spike Walker has spent more than a decade fishing in the subzero hell of Alaska's coastal waters. This collection--coming on the heels of his classic memoir Working on the Edge--is a testament to the courage of those who brave nature's wrath each fishing... (read more)

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Catfish Ponds and Lily Pads: Creating and Enjoying a Family Pond
Catfish Ponds and Lily Pads: Creating and Enjoying a Family Pond
by Louise Riotte
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In this entertaining guide, Louise Riotte tells you everything you need to know to create a productive pond on your own land, from siting the pond to maintaining water quality and stocking the pond with fish. She also includes plenty of old-time... (read more)

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Deep Ocean Journeys PB (Helix Book)
Deep Ocean Journeys PB (Helix Book)
by Cindy Lee Van Dover
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"It is said that the seafloor is a desert, a vast and uniform wasteland, all but devoid of life. Textbooks on the shelf in my laboratory say so. But I know that is not true", writes scientist and submersible pilot Cindy Lee Van Dover in the Introduction... (read more)

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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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Between Pacific Tides
Between Pacific Tides
by Edward F Ricketts
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One of the classic works of marine biology, a favorite for generations, has now been completely revised and expanded. Between Pacific Tides is a book for all who find the shore a place of excitement, wonder, and beauty, and an unsurpassed introductory... (read more)

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California Marine Life
California Marine Life
by Marty Snyderman
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California Marine Life is an invaluable guide to common marine species and various habitats found along the California coast. It is fully illustrated with brillliant color photographs of the fantastic creatures that live in these waters.... (read more)

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The Devil's Teeth: A True Story of Obsession and Survival Among America's Great White Sharks
The Devil's Teeth: A True Story of Obsession and Survival Among America's Great White Sharks
by Susan Casey
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A journalist's obsession brings her to a remote island off the California coast, home to the world's most mysterious and fearsome predators-and the strange band of surfer-scientists who follow them Susan Casey was in her living room when she first saw... (read more)

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A Grain of Sand: Nature's Secret Wonder
A Grain of Sand: Nature's Secret Wonder
by Gary Greenberg
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To some, all sand looks alike--countless grains in a vast expanse of beach. Look closer--much closer--Gary Greenberg suggests, and your view of sand will never be the same. Employing the fantastic microphotographic techniques that he developed, Greenberg... (read more)

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A Fish Out of Water: From Seattle Socialite to Commercial Fisherwoman - Hazel's Fishing Diaries from 1940's Alaska
A Fish Out of Water: From Seattle Socialite to Commercial Fisherwoman - Hazel's Fishing Diaries from 1940's Alaska
by Arlene Lochridge
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She had never fished a day in her life, but newly married Hazel Stone and her equally inexperienced husband, Carl, headed off on an adventure of a lifetime - to earn a living fishing in Alaska.  Used to the easy life of a socialite in Seattle, Hazel... (read more)

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Jacques Cousteau: The Sea King (Vintage)
Jacques Cousteau: The Sea King (Vintage)
by Brad Matsen
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An unprecedented and masterfully told biography of Jacques Cousteau that reveals for the first time the fascinating and compelling individual behind this famous television personality.   Inventor of the aqualung and fearless scuba diver, Jacques... (read more)

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The Oceans: A Book of Questions and Answers (Wiley Nature Editions)
The Oceans: A Book of Questions and Answers (Wiley Nature Editions)
by Donald Groves
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Facts and technical data on the world's oceans. The Oceans This guide to the most powerful and mysterious natural force is written for everyone who loves the ocean. The coverage is wide-ranging and in-depth, and the presentation underscores how important... (read more)

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Crisis in the World's Fisheries: People, Problems, and Policies
Crisis in the World's Fisheries: People, Problems, and Policies
by James R Mcgoodwin
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The Teacher's Book includes teaching notes, keys and advice on preparing candidates for the exam.... (read more)

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Dolphins
Dolphins
by Tsuneo Nakamura
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Take a dive into the cool blue waters and swim along with the dolphins in these beautiful, intimate photographs of our favorite underwater mammal.... (read more)

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Oceans
Oceans
by Ellen J Prager
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"[An] absorbing survey of oceanography . . . [this] elegant study is an excellent resource."­­Publishers Weekly A fascinating examination of the earth's oceans This exhaustive overview of oceanography captures the excitement of discovery in the... (read more)

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University of California Publications in Botany #79: Catalogue of the Benthic Marine Algae of the Indian Ocean
University of California Publications in Botany #79: Catalogue of the Benthic Marine Algae of the Indian Ocean
by Paul C Silva
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This catalogue, which integrates nearly 35,000 records of benthic marine algae from the Indian Ocean into a taxonomic classification comprising 3,355 specific and infraspecific taxa in 629 genera, will greatly facilitate future work in this region. The... (read more)

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