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Ocean drifters : a secret world beneath the waves / Richard R. Kirby.

Kirby, Richard R. (Author).
Book Book (2011, c2010.)
Description: 192 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. ; Firefly Books, 2011, c2010.
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 578.776/Kirby (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9781554079827
  • ISBN: 1554079829
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. 190-192) and index.
Contents: Phytoplankton -- Primary production -- Diatoms -- Smaller and smaller -- Graceful spirals -- Phytoplankton culture -- Algal blooms and the smell of the sea -- Coccolithophores and chalk cliffs -- Dinoflagellates -- Harmful phytoplankton -- A mixed diet -- Acantharea and their zooxanthellae -- Zooplankton -- Holozooplankton -- Plankton biodiversity -- Copepod aggregations -- Escaping predation -- Finding a mate -- Copepod reproduction -- The copepod life cycle -- Sea lice -- Euphausiids -- Mysids -- Human relatives -- Water fleas -- Hyperiids -- Sea butterflies -- Sea angels -- Arrow worms -- Planktonic paddlers -- Siphonophores -- Comb jellies -- By-the-wind sailors -- Merozooplankton -- Adaptations to life -- Crab larvae -- Life lower down -- Voracious predators -- The plankton year -- Fisheries -- Vision -- Insect relatives -- Barnacle larvae -- Biofouling -- Fascinating factotecta -- Young jellyfish -- Moon jellyfish -- Mini stinging predators -- Jet propulsion -- One and the same -- Sea urchins -- Heart urchins -- Brittle stars -- Sea bed hunters -- Born to be different -- Settling down -- Sea cucumber auricularia larvae -- Sea cucumber pentacula larvae -- Acorn worms - Horseshoe worms - Moss animals -- Ribbon worms -- Worm metatrochophores -- Bristling with bristles -- Spionid polychaete -- Parchment worms -- Life in a tube -- Spaghetti worms -- Magelonids -- Snail veliger larvae -- The ballad of the veliger -- Juvenile bivalves -- Fish eggs -- Young fish -- Remarkable metamorphosis -- Eyeing up the plankton -- Death and decay -- Changing sea temperature -- Summing up.

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Kirby, Richard R. "Ocean drifters : a secret world beneath the waves." Buffalo, N.Y. ; Firefly Books, 2011, 2010.

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