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Fish & Ocean Life

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  • The Soul of an Octopus

    A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness

    by Sy Montgomery ...
    Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction * New York Times Bestseller * Starred Booklist and Library Journal Editors’ Spring Pick * A Huffington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of the Year * One of the Best Books of the Month on Goodreads * Library Journal Best Sci-Tech Book of the Year * An American Library Association Notable Book of the Year“Sy Montgomery’s The Soul of an Octopus does ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Shark Man

    One Kiwi Man's Mission to Save Our Most Feared and Misunderstood Predator

    by Riley Elliott ...
    The adventures of a shark scientist and his mission to change our perception of New Zealand’s most feared and misunderstood predator. Riley Elliott is a surfer, spear-fisherman and shark scientist from the Waikato, currently writing a PhD at Auckland University. He’s also on a mission to share his fascination with sharks, raise the profile of their dwindling numbers and question the legitimacy of ... Read more

    $10.39 USD

  • Fly Fishing the San Juan River

    Written by an expert outfitter with boots in its waters, this piece includes a detailed map with access points along the river, information about gear, seasonal hatches, local lodges, fly shops, restaurants, watering holes, and closest medical care, along with the sort of intimate, insider information only someone working on the river can share. ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Eating the Ocean

    In Eating the Ocean Elspeth Probyn investigates the profound importance of the ocean and the future of fish and human entanglement. On her ethnographic journey around the world's oceans and fisheries, she finds that the ocean is being simplified in a food politics that is overwhelmingly land based and preoccupied with buzzwords like "local" and "sustainable." Developing a conceptual tack that ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • The Secret Life of Sharks

    A Leading Marine Biologist Reveals the Mysteries o

    Marine biologist Pete Klimley swims with the sharks. He was one of the first scientists to free-dive among sharks, and he has spent nearly thirty years studying shark behavior, sometimes swimming in schools of several hundred sharks. From his firsthand observations he has learned that sharks are not the vicious man-eaters that we imagine, but fascinating animals with complex behaviors.Most people ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • The Wave

    In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean

    by Susan Casey ...
    From Susan Casey, bestselling author of The Devil’s Teeth, an astonishing book about colossal, ship-swallowing rogue waves and the surfers who seek them out.For centuries, mariners have spun tales of gargantuan waves, 100-feet high or taller. Until recently scientists dismissed these stories—waves that high would seem to violate the laws of physics. But in the past few decades, as a startling ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Mapping the Deep: The Extraordinary Story of Ocean Science

    by Robert Kunzig ...
    A vivid, up-to-date tour of the Earth's last frontier, a remote and mysterious realm that nonetheless lies close to the heart of even the most land-locked reader.The sea covers seven-tenths of the Earth, but we have mapped only a small percentage of it. The sea contains millions of species of animals and plants, but we have identified only a few thousand of them. The sea controls our planet's ... Read more

    $16.59 USD

  • Guía para el comprador de peces tropicales

    No siempre resulta sencillo saber qué peces pueden convivir en un acuario tropical de agua dulce. Para facilitarle la tarea, este libro le ofrece información precisa y actualizada sobre diversas especies. Incluye indicaciones acerca del tamaño, la alimentación, el lugar de procedencia, las diferencias morfológicas entre macho y hembra, el tipo de acuario que necesita cada especie, la temperatura ... Read more

    $7.19 USD

  • Your Inner Fish

    A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body

    by Neil Shubin ...
    Neil Shubin, the paleontologist and professor of anatomy who co-discovered Tiktaalik, the “fish with hands,” tells the story of our bodies as you've never heard it before. The basis for the PBS series.By examining fossils and DNA, he shows us that our hands actually resemble fish fins, our heads are organized like long-extinct jawless fish, and major parts of our genomes look and function like ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Why Fish Don't Exist

    A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life

    by Lulu Miller ...
    A Best Book of 2020: The Washington Post * NPR * Chicago Tribune * SmithsonianA “remarkable” (Los Angeles Times), “seductive” (The Wall Street Journal) debut from the new cohost of Radiolab, Why Fish Don’t Exist is a dark and astonishing tale of love, chaos, scientific obsession, and—possibly—even murder.“At one... ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Whale

    In Search of the Giants of the Sea

    by Philip Hoare ...
    “Unpredictable and amusing and informative and original, cavorting between biology, history, travel writing, and memoir.”—Mark KurlanskyThe Whale by Philip Hoare is a enthralling and eye-opening literary leviathan swimming in similar bestselling waters as Cod and The Secret Life of Lobsters. Winner of the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Nonfiction, The Whale is a lively travelogue through the history ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • The Great Sea

    A Human History of the Mediterranean

    Connecting Europe, Asia, and Africa, the Mediterranean Sea has been for millennia the place where religions, economies, and political systems met, clashed, influenced and absorbed one another. In this brilliant and expansive book, David Abulafia offers a fresh perspective by focusing on the sea itself: its practical importance for transport and sustenance; its dynamic role in the rise and fall of ... Read more

    $16.19 USD

  • Shell Games

    Rogues, Smugglers, and the Hunt for Nature's Bounty

    by Craig Welch ...
    A unique blend of natural history and crime drama, Shell Games by Craig Welch is a riveting tale of rogues, scoundrels, and the hunt for nature’s bounty in the tradition of The Orchid Thief. A stranger-than-fiction true story centered around a larger-than-life character who pursued a larger-than-life clam—the Geoduck—and then led wildlife police on a two-year-long chase, Shell Games is enthralling ... Read more

    $6.49 USD

  • Deep

    Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us About Ourselves

    by James Nestor ...
    New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice • An Amazon Best Science Book of 2014 • Scientific American Recommended Read“Fascinating, informative, exhilarating.” —Wall Street JournalDeep is a voyage from the ocean’s surface to its darkest trenches, the most mysterious places on Earth. Fascinated by the sport of freediving—in which competitors descend great depths on a single breath—James Nestor ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Story of Sushi

    An Unlikely Saga of Raw Fish and Rice

    by Trevor Corson ...
    Everything you never knew about sushi—its surprising origins, the colorful lives of its chefs, and the bizarre behavior of the creatures that compose itTrevor Corson takes us behind the scenes at America's first sushi-chef training academy, as eager novices strive to master the elusive art of cooking without cooking. He delves into the biology and natural history of the edible creatures of the sea ... Read more

    $6.49 USD

  • Fly Fishing Crane Prairie Reservoir

    An Excerpt from Fly Fishing Central & Southeastern Oregon

    by Harry Teel ...
    Fly Fishing Crane Prairie Reservoir is an excerpt from the larger book Fly Fishing Central & Southeastern Oregon, which covers 22 waters including small streams, large rivers, lakes, and reservoirs. Detailed maps, photographs, and Harry Teel's wisdom guide you through the many waters in this area. Known hatches, equipment to use, and flies to choose. Use this ebook to get started fly fishing ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Outlaw Sea

    A World of Freedom, Chaos, and Crime

    The open ocean--that vast expanse of international waters--spreads across three-fourths of the globe. It is a place of storms and danger, both natural and manmade. And at a time when every last patch of land is claimed by one government or another, it is a place that remains radically free.With typically understated lyricism, William Langewiesche explores this ocean world and the enterprises- ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Backcasts

    A Global History of Fly Fishing and Conservation

    “Many of us probably would be better fishermen if we did not spend so much time watching and waiting for the world to become perfect.”-Norman MacleanThough Maclean writes of an age-old focus of all anglers—the day’s catch—he may as well be speaking to another, deeper accomplishment of the best fishermen and fisherwomen: the preservation of natural resources.Backcasts celebrates this centuries-old ... Read more

    $32.39 USD

  • Crab Wars

    A Tale of Horseshoe Crabs, Bioterrorism, and Human Health

    Surviving almost unmolested for 300 million years, the horseshoe crab is now the object of an intense legal and ethical struggle involving marine biologists, environmentalists, US government officials, biotechnologists, and international corporations. The source of this friction is the discovery 25 years ago that the blood of these ancient creatures serves as the basis for the most reliable test ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • 25 Best Off-The-Beaten-Path Montana Fly Fishing Streams

    by Molly Semenik ...
    Explore the streams less traveled in the state known for its legendary fly-fishing rivers! ... Read more

    $16.59 USD

  • In the Heart of the Sea

    The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

    **From the author of Mayflower, Valiant Ambition, and In the Hurricane's Eye--the riveting bestseller tells the story of the true events that inspired Melville's Moby-Dick.Winner of the National Book Award, Nathaniel Philbrick's book is a fantastic saga of survival and adventure, steeped in the lore of whaling, with deep resonance in American literature and history.In 1820, the whaleship Essex was ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Other Minds

    The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness

    Philosopher Peter Godfrey-Smith dons a wet suit and journeys into the depths of consciousness in Other MindsAlthough mammals and birds are widely regarded as the smartest creatures on earth, it has lately become clear that a very distant branch of the tree of life has also sprouted higher intelligence: the cephalopods, consisting of the squid, the cuttlefish, and above all the octopus. In ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea

    A real-life thriller that leaves us with the taste of salt on our tongues and a terror of the deep. ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • Cod

    A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World

    **An unexpected, energetic look at world history on sea and land from the bestselling author of Salt and *The Basque History of the WorldCod*,** Mark Kurlansky’s third work of nonfiction and winner of the 1999 James Beard Award**,** is the biography of a single species of fish, but it may as well be a world history with this humble fish as its recurring main character. Cod, it turns out, is the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD