By Erich Hoyt
Praise for the 1st version:
"More than an image booklet ... Hoyt's stylish writing offers either the old historical past for deep-sea exploration and an ecological point of view on existence within the ocean's depths."
-- American Scientist
"A marvelous bestiary ... and a reminder of the way little we really learn about the seas surrounding us."
-- renowned technology
Winner, impressive Nonfiction ebook of the Year
-- American Society of reporters and Authors, Inc., long island
during this up-to-date and extended version of Creatures of the Deep, award-winning nature and technological know-how author Erich Hoyt provides readers a glimpse of the fantastic number of creatures present in the inner most elements of the sea. Weaving jointly information from the most recent clinical study approximately sharks, gigantic squid, dragonfish, large tube worms, clams and tiny microbes of the deep-sea vents, Hoyt embarks on a paranormal trip roaming around the abyssal plains and descending into deep-sea trenches greater than 20,000 toes down.
Hoyt unravels the advanced predator-prey relationships, from "killer" copepods to battles among colossal squid and sperm whales, offering compelling graphics of animals which are beautifully tailored denizens of a depressing high-pressure global. There are lifestyles varieties, self sustaining of sun and photosynthesis, which flourish round the scorching, sulfurous deep-sea vents within the exceptional rift valley of the mid-ocean ridge, the world's longest mountain diversity. Surviving in stipulations that seem to be as regards to the very soup of primordial Earth, those microbes became the foundation for the newest examine into Earth's origins. absolutely illustrated with great underwater imagery.
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