Publisher: White Star (April 12, 2005)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 6.8 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
in the back of such a lot myths of the ocean, in the back of so much people's feel of worry and appreciate for the sea, lurks the shark—the uncontested lord of the deep. every year scientists attempt to counter the undesirable exposure that sharks obtain in the course of seashore season, and now there's a starting to be normal feel that those fish lead attention-grabbing lives past what their titanic reputations may recommend. This guidebook is either a transportable encyclopedia and a visually wealthy tribute to the shark. entire with colour images, drawings, pictures, and a sequence of species info playing cards, this quantity offers the shark's historical past and biology in an intensive and un-intimidating way.Represented through over 350 recognized species and by means of others but to be came upon, sharks are the results of an evolutionary strategy that begun approximately 250 million years in the past. This consultant is helping us to understand them as hugely really good ocean predators that mix primitive personality characteristics with habit normal of stronger vertebrates. masking every little thing from the legends surrounding sharks, to their attention-grabbing evolution, to their anatomy and diversity, to their varieties of habit, Sharks may be loved by means of someone wishing to appreciate extra approximately this "favorite fish to fear."