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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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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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Surviving the Shark: How a Brutal Great White Attack Turned a Surfer Into a Dedicated Defender of Sharks
Surviving the Shark: How a Brutal Great White Attack Turned a Surfer Into a Dedicated Defender of Sharks
by Jonathan Kathrein
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In Surviving the Shark, Jonathan Kathrein describes his incredible shark attack experience. The book covers all aspects of Kathreins survival, beginning with the eerie moments just before the attack, when something smashes into Kathreins hand as he... (read more)

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The Empty Ocean: Plundering the World's Marine Life
The Empty Ocean: Plundering the World's Marine Life
by Richard Ellis
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In The Empty Ocean, acclaimed author and artist Richard Ellis tells the story of our continued plunder of life in the sea and weighs the chances for its recovery. Through fascinating portraits of a wide array of creatures, he introduces us to the many... (read more)

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Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know (What Everyone Needs to Know)
Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know (What Everyone Needs to Know)
by Ray Hilborn
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Over the past twenty years considerable public attention has been focused on the decline of marine fisheries, the sustainability of world fish production, and the impacts of fishing on marine ecosystems. Many have voiced their concerns about marine... (read more)

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Temporal Dynamics of an Estuary: San Francisco Bay
Temporal Dynamics of an Estuary: San Francisco Bay
by James E Cloern
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`... it is also welcome as a solid, first-class contribution to the knowledge of estuarine processes in one of the world's most complicated estuarine systems.' The Quarterly Review of Biology, 61 (1986)... (read more)

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Deadliest Catch: Desperate Hours
Deadliest Catch: Desperate Hours
by Dan Weeks
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Tales of heroics, wrecks and rescues are all captured in this unique collection of epic tales that will have fans of the show and readers alike setting sail for adventures on the frigid Bering Sea.... (read more)

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Sharks
Sharks
by Doug Perrine
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This top-selling series introduces readers to the wild creatures of the world and has been expanded to include the wonders of the natural world, too.... (read more)

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The Secret Life of Lobsters: How Fishermen and Scientists Are Unraveling the Mysteries of Our Favorite Crustacean
The Secret Life of Lobsters: How Fishermen and Scientists Are Unraveling the Mysteries of Our Favorite Crustacean
by Trevor Corson
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Kraken is the traditional name for gigantic sea monsters, and this book introduces one of the most charismatic, enigmatic, and curious inhabitants of the sea: the squid. The pages take the reader on a wild narrative ride through the world of squid... (read more)

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