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Caulerpa Conquest: A Biological Eradication on the California Coast
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,200. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life
Rarely have global battles in the war on invasive species been successful. Even tougher is fighting a mutant genetic clone of a natural counterpart on a marine coast. The first known Western Hemisphere detection of the invasive algae Caulerpa taxifolia occurred in So. California. Caulerpa Conquest is the true story of the 2000 to 2006 precedent-setting local eradication effort.
Witness to War: Truk Lagoon's Master Diver Kimiuo Aisek (Japanese Kanji)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: Japanese. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Kimiuo Aisek was a seventeen-year old witness to “Operation Hailstone,” the U.S. attack on Truk, “the Gibraltar of the Pacific.” Dianne M. Strong's biography recognizes a humble islander who put Truk Lagoon on the world map for scuba divers, by founding Blue Lagoon Dive Shop in 1973. Through Aisek's eyes, Japanese readers can now learn about Aisek's life from wartime to his unique legacy.
Barracuda
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Fishes
This e-book is an informative reference concerning barracuda behavior and the differences between Atlantic, Pacific, and other types of the game fish. I have researched various articles published about barracuda from different databases. It is an especially concise and useful resource for scuba divers and anglers. Barracuda are fierce and unpredictable. The text presents real life encounters.
Ocean Life: Further Journeys Into The Abyss
Series: Ocean Life, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth Sciences / Oceanography
Follow recent expeditions exploring undersea volcanic vents in the Cayman Trough, including the first manned mission to the deepest known vents, more than three miles down on the ocean floor, in search of new species and the future of our own.
I Was a Teenage Seawolf
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
On an eighth-grade whale-watching trip he will always remember Ryan gets pushed into the Canadian ocean by the lovely Tiffany. The boat goes on its way leaving him in a pod of killer whales. And, man, it's cold! But wait, he seems to be changing...
Field Notes from a Cruise
Price: Free! Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
In 2004, with the goal of not only seeing, but touching, a whale, I boarded Searcher out of San Diego. This narrative was composed mostly on board and two weeks later, at the end, in the Cabo airport. And yes, I did touch a whale.
Beastly Encounters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
The author indulges in the sport of tracking strange creatures to their lairs--including an unknown mammal in Bhutan, an ugly waterbird in Cambodia, a bizarre primate in Borneo--and the biggest fish in the world, encountered in the Philippines. Not zoology--more like cryptozoology--coming face-to-face with near-mythical creatures.
Ocean life: expeditions and essays exploring the abyss
Series: Ocean Life, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth Sciences / Oceanography
Follow recent scientific expeditions exploring volcanic vents on the ocean floor, where hot mineral-rich water nourishes lush colonies of deep-sea creatures, with articles about the search for new species of marine life in previously unseen parts of our planet.
The Square-Shaped Tear
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,400. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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When marine biologist, Zaid, encounters a leather-back turtle, he names Salt, he is drawn into the life of one of Earth’s most enigmatic marine creatures. Part experiment, part adventure, his small crew must navigate love, time and the great oceans of the world to protect this sea-giantess and her species from commercial slaughter.
My Friend Michale a true story about the Real Jaws
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The Greatest White Shark Story Ever Told! From: Kirkus Review: " As a pilot in Montauk,N.Y.area,Grimshaw certainly knows the world he's writing about.His enthusiasm for the subject matter comes through in his decriptions of the shark's world as well as of fishing culture."A fun piece of New York history told in an unusual way." *** After you read the book, ask yourself did he or didn't he?