Do Whales Get the Bends?: 118 Questions about Sea Life and Man's Relationship with the Sea

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Sheridan House, Mar 15, 2010 - Nature - 165 pages
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Using a question-and-answer format, this entertaining book addresses over 100 general interest questions about the sea, sea life, seabirds and man's relationship with the sea. Why is the sea salty?Does anything eat jellyfish?Why do whales sing?How do flying fish fly?Who owns the oceans?Inspired by questions raised while the author was a guest lecturer on cruise ships, this fascinating and informative book is a light-hearted, surprising, and entertaining read for anyone interested int he sea in its many forms. Each bite-sized entry is no more than two or three pages ling, making it an ideal book to dip into for anyone interested in the oceans and the teeming life above and below them.

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About the author (2010)

Tony Rice is a retired marine biologist who now spends a good deal of time lecturing on the sea and its many phenomena to cruise ship passengers. He has also appeared on TV shows and radio programs.

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