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Author Farndon, John.

Title Atlas of oceans : an ecological survey of underwater life / John Farndon ; foreword by Carl Safina
Edition First edition for North America
Published New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, 2011


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Description 256 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Contents Introduction -- Oceans in peril -- Ocean world: rocks and water -- Ocean geology -- The moving ocean -- Ocean life zones -- Cataloging life -- Coastal waters -- Temperate waters -- Tropical waters -- Polar waters -- Open waters -- The ocean deeps -- The world's oceans and seas -- The Atlantic -- The Pacific -- The Indian Ocean -- The Southern Ocean -- The Arctic Ocean -- The seas of Europe -- The seas of Eurasia -- The South China Sea
Summary Looks at the oceans and seas around the world, describing the creatures found in them, threats they face, and recommendations on ways to preserve the ocean ecosystem
Notes "In consultation with The Cousteau Society."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-243) and index
Subject Marine ecology.
Ecological surveys.
Author Cousteau Society.
LC no. 2010938815
ISBN 9780300167504
Other Titles Atlas of oceans
Ecological survey of underwater life