A beautiful, oversize nonfiction book about aquatic life, filled with facts and presented in vibrant full-color illustrations
Discover the wonder of 15 real–life aquatic habitats all around the world, from mysterious deepwater vents to majestic coral reefs, teeming with life.
Award–winning environmental writer Alexander C. Kaufman takes us on a tour of rainforest waterways, oyster reefs, seagrass meadows, and more, then introduces the incredible species that live there, each specially adapted to their unique ecosystems.
The following habitats are featured in this book:
Channel Islands National Park, United States – Kelp Forests
Chesapeake Bay, United States – Oyster Reefs
Gulf of Saint Lawrence River, Canada – Estuaries
Amazon River, South America – Fast-moving Freshwater
North Pacific Ocean – Open Water
Wadden Sea, Northern Europe – Mudflats
Phang Nga Bay, Thailand – Mangrove Forests
Wadi el Gemal, Egypt – Seagrass Meadows
Great Barrier Reef, Australia – Coral Reefs
Southern Ocean – Sea Ice
Drowned Land of Saeftinghe, Netherlands – Salt Marshes
Lake Baikal, Russia – Slow-moving Freshwater
Norfolk Broads, United Kingdom – Wetlands
Galápagos Rift, Ecuador – Vents and Seeps
Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy – Deepwater
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