Oceans: Life in the Deep
The oceans are home to hundreds of thousands of species, representing every kingdom of life: animals, plants, fungi, the single-celled organisms called protistans, and literally countless microorganisms. This diverse assemblage of ocean life includes the largest animal ever known to have existed, the blue whale. Also included are fish that crawl, leap into the air, glow in...more
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published July 20th 1998 by MetroBooks (NY)
(first published October 1997)
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Oceans is a big sized book that has a lot of beautiful images of underwater life; but also has a lot of text with interesting facts about the ocean properties; the ecosystem's chain and all different kind of lives that depend on the salty water. I got to this book because I wanted to see the beauty of what nature has in stock for us; and be aware of how many things beautiful and life helping things- we are losing to greed just as the recent oil disaster that is killing the Caribbean sea