Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology

E. robustus: The Biology and Human History of Gray Whales
By James Sumich
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,320. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
Whether you are a casual whale watcher or an avid observer of these animals, there is something in this book for you. Extensively illustrated with over 140 color photographs, maps and line drawings, this book makes information on the biology and human history of gray whales. Topics range from migrations and basic anatomy of gray whales to the latest research on their genetics.
Aquascaping: Aquarium Landscaping Like a Pro
By Moe Martin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This book will give you the facts to start your own aquarium and learn aquascaping freshwater and salt water tanks, from styles and design to set up with planting, lighting, substrate, coral, and ornaments, including live rock. You will also gain the knowledge of the nitrogen cycle and water testing for aquarium maintenance.
Ocean Life: Further Journeys Into The Abyss
By Jon Copley
Series: Ocean Life, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
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.
Great White Sharks in Alaska, 2nd Edition
By Bruce Wright
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,680. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life
This, the 2nd edition of Great White Sharks in Alaska, includes more information and accounts mostly by fishermen with great white sharks, but you will appreciate the remarkable photos in this edition. Most people seem surprised they occur this far north, but anyone who understands sharks would have predicted their being here; but they are and this is where you can share in the Alaska adventure.
Field Notes from a Cruise
By John Janovy, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: 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.
Weeds That Swim For Fishes That Don’t
By Robin and the Honey Badger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
Join us as we compare and contrast the sargassumfish with the four-winged flying fish, seemingly incompatible forms closely coexisting far out at sea. The first has fins resembling hands and the second has fins resembling wings, but both depend on a ‘seaweed’ that – floating freely – seems the most uncoupled of all from its evolutionary moorings.
Shark On Line
By Carla Allen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,360. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Share the excitement as sharks are landed and learn how annual fishing tournaments are providing scientists with valuable data about these fearsome predators.
Glimpses of the Palace of the Sea Goddess
By kosaku matsukubo
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,280. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
44 small and heartful stories that a sea life and people of Okinawa weave.
Ocean life: expeditions and essays exploring the abyss
By Jon Copley
Series: Ocean Life, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
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.