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Blowfish's Oceanopedia: 291 Extraordinary Things You Didn't Know About the Sea
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Tom 'The Blowfish' Hird
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Blowfish's Oceanopedia: 291 Extraordinary Things You Didn't Know About the Sea

Tom 'The Blowfish' Hird


9781786492425

Atlantic Books


Mathematics & Sciences;
Wildlife: aquatic creatures


Paperback

304 pages

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A New Scientist Gift Pick 2017 From luminous squid to invisible plankton, from sandy shorelines to the bone-crushing pressure of the deep, marine conservationist Tom 'The Blowfish' Hird takes us on an incredible journey revealing what lurks beneath the waves.

A treasure chest of fascinating facts, full-colour photos and vintage line drawings, Blowfish's Oceanopedia is a stunningly beautiful guide to all we know about our oceans and the weird and wonderful creatures that inhabit them.

By:   Tom 'The Blowfish' Hird
Imprint:   Atlantic Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Main
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 21mm
Weight:   310g
ISBN:   9781786492425
ISBN 10:   1786492423
Pages:   304
Publication Date:   October 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Tom 'the Blowfish' Hird is a marine biologist, who knows almost everything there is to know about the world's ocean ecosystems. An ardent marine conservationist, he is an experienced scuba diver with a Divemaster qualification. He has made many TV appearances, including Fishing Impossible, Blue Peter, Sunday Brunch and This Morning.


A lively, sumptuous cornucopia of all things oceanic. Who knew a squid could fly, or that hagfish drown their prey in slime? * Jonathan Balcombe, Author of What a Fish Knows * Thoroughly entertaining and enlightening. Packed with first-hand experiences and fascinating facts, this is the most accessible encyclopaedia you'll ever read! * Miranda Krestovnikoff, wildlife presenter and RSPB President * A marine marvel... Tom Hird applies his boundless enthusiasm to give us a smorgasbord of bite-sized oceanic and fishy facts. * Brian Clegg, Author of A Brief History of Infinity *

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