Sharks of the World (Princeton Field Guides) by Leonard Compagno

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Published by Princeton University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Geography,
  • Nature,
  • Identification,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Marine Life,
  • Biological Sciences,
  • Birds and Natural History,
  • Fishes (ichthyology),
  • Nature / Fish,
  • Fish,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - Ichthyology,
  • Sharks

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7758947M
ISBN 100691120722
ISBN 109780691120720

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Apr 25,  · Richard Ellis is a genius in depicting the shark, and, its surrounding environment. If you have an interest in nature, or, in sharks, try this book. I purchased the hardback version of this book inand, I consider it to be one of my prized possessions.

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This book is a much-enlarged follow-up to the Collins Guide by Compagno, Fowler and Dando but with a completely fresh set of illustrations. Sharks of the World is a must-buy for anyone interested in identifying sharks."—George H.

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The present volume reviews all 15 families, 25 genera and 57 species of living bullhead, mackerel and carpet sharks (orders Heterodontiformes, Lamniformes and Orectolobiformes - the non-carcharhinoid galeomorph sharks), including certain well-established but currently undescribed. Sharks great and small --The human toll --Design for a purpose --Relics, rarities and curiosities --The great man-eater and its kin --Lesser killers and their kin --Gentle giants --Sharks of the ocean floor --Experiments in evolution --Ancestors from ancient seas --A role to play.

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Earth's oceans are full of mighty sharks. Their speed, stealth, and strength make them the perfect predators. From giant great whites to sneaky goblin sharks, these creatures rule the waters.

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FAO species catalogue. Vol. 4, Sharks of the world. 2, Carchariformes: an annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. [L J V Compagno]. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

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Sharks of the World - a fully illustrated guide Authors: David A. Ebert, Sarah Fowler and Followers: 2K. If Sharks Disappeared is about how sharks help our environment in the ocean.

The author opens up the book through the illustration and words that describe a healthy ocean. Williams goes back though and shows how sharks have helped the ocean over the millions of years that they have been alive by providing vivid illustrations and diagrams/5.

portable book describing all the shark species included in Sharks of the World: A Fully Illustrated Guide (Ebert, Fowler and Compagno ). This book hopefully does just that, with species (including 77 new shark species named since ) depicted in colour, concise descriptions, key guide and.

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SHARKS OF THE WORLD AN ANNOTATED AND ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF SHARK SPECIES KNOWN TO DATE Volume 2 Bullhead, mackerel and carpet sharks (Heterodontiformes, Lamniformes and Orectolobiformes) by Leonard J.V. Compagno Shark Research Center Iziko-Museums of Cape Town South African Museum Cape Town South Africa FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF.

Get this from a library. Sharks of the world: an annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. [Leonard J V Compagno; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.].

The definitive identification guide to the sharks of the world The shark is undeniably the 'lord of the seas', having existed unchanged for million years.

Not only is it the biggest of fish, it is also the best equipped for hunting down and destroying its prey. It is capable of living in all waters shallow or deep, tropical or temperate, fresh or salt, and unlike most animals, it has no.

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