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Sharks of the World (Paperback) Loot Price: R539
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Sharks of the World (Paperback)

Leonard Compagno, Marc Dando, Sarah Fowler

Series: Princeton Field Guides

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Everyone's heard of the Great Whites. But most people know little of the hundreds of other types of sharks that inhabit the world's oceans. Written by two of the world's leading authorities and superbly illustrated by wildlife artist Marc Dando, this is the first comprehensive field guide to all 440-plus shark species. Color plates illustrate all species, and detailed accounts include diagnostic line drawings and a distribution map for each species. Introductory chapters treat physiology, behavior, reproduction, ecology, diet, and sharks' interrelationships with humans. * More than 125 original full-color illustrations for fast and accurate identification of each shark family * Over 500 additional drawings illustrating physical features from different angles * Clear identification information for each species with details of size, habitat, behavior, and biology * Quick ID guide helpful for differentiating similar species * Geographic distribution maps for each species * For professional and amateur shark enthusiasts


Imprint: Princeton University Press
Country of origin: United States
Series: Princeton Field Guides
Release date: February 2005
First published: February 2005
Authors: Leonard Compagno • Marc Dando • Sarah Fowler
Dimensions: 190 x 128 x 28mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 368
ISBN-13: 978-0-691-12072-0
Categories: Books > Science & Mathematics > Biology, life sciences > Zoology & animal sciences > Vertebrates > Fishes (ichthyology)
LSN: 0-691-12072-2
Barcode: 9780691120720

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