The Deep: Book summary and reviews of The Deep by Claire Nouvian

The Deep

The Extraordinary Creatures of the Abyss

by Claire Nouvian

The Deep by Claire Nouvian

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Combining 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 more than two hundred color photographs 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 exploration.

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"Starred Review. They dismiss the myth of deep sea monsters and describe the amazing persistence of life around hydrothermal vents and methane flues; a thoughtful glossary adds to this impressive book's popular appeal." - PW.

"Patrons will not want to return this oversized volume, which is well worth the trouble of dealing with its heft." - Library Journal.

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