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Title The deep / Claire Nouvian, editor
Published Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2007


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Description 252 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents The exploration of the deep / Cindy Lee Van Dover -- Midwater life : survival in a harsh environment / George I. Matsumoto -- A Chinese shadow theater -- The nocturnal ballet of deep-sea creatures / Marsh Youngbluth -- Living lights in the sea / Edith Widder -- Evolution caught red-handed -- Gelatinous but voracious predators / Laurence Madin -- From myth to reality : monsters of the deep / Clyde Roper -- Are deep-sea animals living fossils? / Robert C. Vrijenhoek -- The vampire squid from Hell -- The deep seafloor : a desert devoid of life? / Craig M. Young -- The polar depths / Michael Klages -- The Monterey Canyon / Gary Greene -- Sharks of the dark -- Seamounts : Galapagos of the deep / Anthony Koslow -- Deepwater coral reefs : out of sight, out of mind -- Hydrothermal Vents / Daniel Desbruyeres -- Gas promotes mass : methane seeps / Lisa Levin -- A whale's end is the beginning of life at the deep seafloor / Craig R. Smith
Deep trenches : the ultimate abysses / Kantaro Fujioka and Dhugal Lindsay
Notes Each flap of the book jacket includes a scale of depths that may be held next to the photographs inside the book
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Deep-sea animals.
Deep-sea ecology.
Deep-sea animals -- Pictorial works.
Genre/Form Illustrated works.
Author Nouvian, Claire.
LC no. 2006026921
ISBN 9780226595665 cloth alkaline paper
0226595668 cloth alkaline paper