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Author Hall, Derek, 1930- author.

Title The world encyclopedia of fish & shellfish & other aquatic creatures : a natural history identification guide to the diverse animal life of deep oceans, open seas, reefs, estuaries, shorelines, ponds, lakes and rivers around the globe / Derek Hall, Amy-Jane Beer and Daniel Gilpin.

Publication Info. London : Lorenz Books, 2017.
Location Call No. Status
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  597.177 HAL    DUE 10-17-19
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  597.177 HAL    DUE 10-30-19
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Description 512 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Note Includes index.
"Featuring more than 1250 marine and freshwater species, including fish, reptiles, mammals and amphibians, shown in 1700 detailed illustrations and photographs"--Cover.
Summary The watery habitats of the world are home to a more var ied and concentrated array of animal lif e than an yw her e on dry land. This guide contains an explanation of how cer tain key animal groups ha ve evolved to live and breed within their dif ferent environments. The detailed directory section provides a comprehensive overview to the vast array of mar ine and freshw ter life that inhabit the globe. Each profile features a descriptive identification guide and contains a map to pinpoint distr ibution, plus inf ormation on habitat , size, breeding and mor e. This visual encyclopedia offers an insight into the wonderful world of freshwater and marine creatures.
Subject Marine animals -- Encyclopedias.
Fishes -- Identification.
Shellfish -- Identification.
Aquatic animals -- Identification.
Genre Field guides.
Added Author Beer, Amy-Jane, author.
Gilpin, Daniel, author.
Added Title Fish & shellfish & other aquatic creatures
World encyclopedia of fish and shellfish and other aquatic creatures
ISBN 9780754833581 (hardback)
0754833585 (hardback)
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