The Deep

The Deep

Book - 2007
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Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007
ISBN: 9780226595665
0226595668
Branch Call Number: 591.77 D36D
Characteristics: 252 p. : col. ill. ; 32 cm
Additional Contributors: Nouvian, Claire

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Jim_the_Eagle
Jan 28, 2015

Wonderful!
Amazing photos of the creatures of the deep. Photos of creatures that defy imagination!
The photos in this book strike awe into me!

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Bulladius_Sirus
Jun 03, 2012

I've watched the Blue Planet BBC series and I love their 'The Deep' (i think that's what it's called) episode. It was stunning! This book shows even more about the strange world that few people have visited. The creatures look like their from another planet.

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mombrarian
Sep 15, 2011

Simply wow! Everyone will be interested (and sometimes grossed out) by these amazing photos of the deep sea's strangest creatues.

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kalio
Mar 01, 2011

Okay, so maybe whales never meet the sea monsters that swell in The Deep. Thousands of meters below the ocean?s surface, far from the sun-kissed waves, down where light cannot reach and where the water pressure is thousands of pounds per inch, there is life?weird, bizarre, uncanny life. Translucent jellyfish abound in seas across the globe. Every other fish lights up the dark water with bioluminescent headlight-eyes. Anglerfish prowl the deep with dangling glow-in-the-dark tentacles to lure prey straight into their big-toothed jaws. And everything has a fantastic name, as if the scientists who discovered these creatures just couldn?t resist the strangeness of it all. So get ready to meet googly-eyed glass squid, fanfin seadevils, elephant fish chimaeras, and naked sea butterflies in all their glory as you pour over the amazing colored photographs that make up The Deep.

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Jim_the_Eagle
Jan 28, 2015

This book is devided into two main parts. Each part is devided into smaller chapters. Each chapter has a few pages at the start with an article by leading Oceanographers, followed by page after page of wonderous photos of deep sea creatures.

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