The Open Sea: The World of Plankton (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 34)

The Open Sea: The World of Plankton (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 34)


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Professor Alistair Hardy is really obsessed via animals of the ocean - devotedly obsessed with the character in their diversifications and existence histories, brilliantly severe within the exam in their mysteries, acutely lucid (and whilst hugely creative) in his descriptions of them in his arresting plates.

To describe the really unknown and mysterious global of plankton is a job that the best of marine zoologists may perhaps boggle at. but the plankton is to the ocean what plants is to the land. The examine of plankton is a fancy self-discipline which few beginner naturalists have had the privilege to get pleasure from. by no means prior to has this type of synthesis of data been tried in a group of animals so mysterious, but so very important. Professor Hardy has grasped this challenge in a brand new and interesting manner; and at the very least the typical reader can determine the development of existence that dominates two-thirds of the world’s surface.

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