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The Deep The Extraordinary Creatures of the Abyss

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D with any reasonable degree of detail and we know very little about the creatures that call it home Current estimates about the number of species yet to be found vary between ten and thirty million  The deep sea no longer has anything to prove; it is without doubt Earth’s largest reservoir of lifeCombining the latest scientific discoveries with astonishing color imagery The Deep takes readers on a voyage into the darkest realms of the ocean Revealing nature’s oddest and most mesmerizing creatures in crystalline detail The Deep features than two hundred color photograph. I've been enjoying a gallery book devoted to the extraordinary creatures of the deep sea these past two weeks Edited by Claire Nouvian The Deep collects some of the best photography produced by the study of the ocean floor in the last decade along with pieces by marine biologists and geologists commenting on the submarine ecosystem The sheer abundance of life on the surface of the Earth boggles the mind but than 90% of the planet's estimated biomass is within the oceans The Deep is first and foremost a collection of photographs presented in full page or two page spreads They are a marvel; while some creatures have vaguely familiar shapes resembling weird fish or odd octupi the majority aresights into themselves Some are transparent others string themselves with organic lights putting bacteria to work They exist in a world without light While some only live in the deep seasonally ascending to warmer and brighter waters when there's food for the taking others never leave the seafloor Some feast on the remains of the upper level of the ocean like the vast carcasses of whales; others life off of chemicals seeping from the sea floor or being expelled New species are constantly being discovered here and many do not even have names; they exist as images that astound the mind with their alienness What a treasure Earth is

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S of terrifying sea monsters living fossils and ethereal bioluminescent creatures some photographed here for the very first time Accompanying these breathtaking photographs are contributions from some of the world’s most respected researchers that examine the biology of deep sea organisms the ecology of deep sea habitats and the history of deep sea explorationAn unforgettable visual and scientific tour of the teeming abyss The Deep celebrates the incredible diversity of life on Earth and will captivate anyone intrigued by the unseen and unimaginable creatures of the deep sea?. It's full of amazing not entirely believable photographs of crazy deep sea critters it's got it's own web site you can see lots of them here But still it's far from perfect I just don't understand why many of the ultra crisp images are broken up by double page spreads and whilst it's in no way meant to be an academic book there's just not enough text very little info about the bizarre creatures makes it too much of a first reader Perfect birthday present fodder and I'll have a dumbo octopus for Christmas please Driving Honda incredible diversity of life on Earth and will captivate anyone Cats And Dogs intrigued by the unseen and unimaginable creatures of the deep sea?. It's full of amazing not entirely believable photographs of crazy deep sea critters Carlitos Way it's got Pray! Pray! Pray! it's own web site you can see lots of them here But still Killer Cat it's far from perfect I just don't understand why many of the ultra crisp 14 Sai (14æ­³, images are broken up by double page spreads and whilst Public Speaking it's False Prophet (Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus, in no way meant to be an academic book there's just not enough text very little A Forfeit Owed (Eldritch Legacy, info about the bizarre creatures makes The Book of Hebrews it too much of a first reader Perfect birthday present fodder and I'll have a dumbo octopus for Christmas please

Claire Nouvian á 7 REVIEW

On dry land most organisms are confined to the surface or at most to altitudes of a hundred meters the height of the tallest trees In the oceans though living space has both vertical and horizontal dimensions with an average depth of 3800 meters the oceans offer 99% of the space on Earth where life can develop And the deep sea which has been immersed in total darkness since the dawn of time occupies 85% of ocean space forming the planet’s largest habitat  Yet these depths abound with mystery The deep sea is mostly uncharted only about 5 percent of the seafloor has been mappe. I am dotty Giddy Over the moon in love with The Deep If I still had one I'd be writing Mr Mrs The Deep on my Trapper Keeper With lots of little hearts This is one of the most beautiful books I've ever seen Absolutely gorgeous photos of the denizens of the deep showing incredible detail There's enough text to be informative but not enough to intrude on the pretty pretty pictures Darkness, Kindled (Fire Spirits, immersed Captive Spirit in total darkness since the dawn of time occupies 85% of ocean space forming the planet’s largest habitat  Yet these depths abound with mystery The deep sea 14 Sai (14æ­³, is mostly uncharted only about 5 percent of the seafloor has been mappe. I am dotty Giddy Over the moon 14 Sai (14æ­³, in love with The Deep If I still had one I'd be writing Mr Mrs The Deep on my Trapper Keeper With lots of little hearts This Driving Honda is one of the most beautiful books I've ever seen Absolutely gorgeous photos of the denizens of the deep showing Cats And Dogs incredible detail There's enough text to be Carlitos Way informative but not enough to Pray! Pray! Pray! intrude on the pretty pretty pictures

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