The Resource Sensuous seas : tales of a marine biologist, Eugene H. Kaplan

Sensuous seas : tales of a marine biologist, Eugene H. Kaplan

Label
Sensuous seas : tales of a marine biologist
Title
Sensuous seas
Title remainder
tales of a marine biologist
Statement of responsibility
Eugene H. Kaplan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In Sensuous Seas, Eugene Kaplan offers readers an expedition into the world of sea creatures, with a look at their habitats, their beauty and, yes, even their sex lives. A marine biologist who has built fish farms in Africa and established a marine laboratory in Jamaica, Kaplan takes us to oceans across the world to experience the lives of their inhabitants, from the horribly grotesque to the exquisitely beautiful." "A memoir that unfolds in remarkable reaches of ocean few of us can ever visit for ourselves, Sensuous Seas brings the underwater world back to living room and classroom alike. All readers will be surprised at how much marine biology they have learned while being amused."--BOOK JACKET
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
578.77
Index
index present
LC call number
QH91.1
LC item number
.K37 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Sensuous seas : tales of a marine biologist, Eugene H. Kaplan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. )
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Contents
Preface : what is a marine biologist? -- Prologue : the perils of teaching -- 1. Deadly darts -- 2. The great jade green octopus hunt -- 3. Bedtime stories -- 4. Garden of Eden : the death apple and the tree of life -- 5. A true romance story -- 6. Elixir of love -- 7. Skinny South Sea sausages -- 8. The only male reproductive organ with a name -- 9. Living Lance -- 10. Role reversal -- 11. Super male -- 12. Miracle fish -- 13. Fugu -- 14. Bunnies of the sea -- 15. Passion for purple -- 16. Size does count -- 17. Fiddler on the root -- 18. Beware the duppy -- 19. The secret of an improved sex life -- 20. How to court a female -- 21. The anti-BLB club -- 22. Sea pussy -- 23. Debunking the big lie -- 24. A peek into the anus of a sea cucumber -- 25. The yellow submarine -- 26. The perils of vanity -- 27. Sexually repressed Victorian taxonomists -- 28. Random ramblings on relationships -- 29. Penile bloodletting -- 30. Death and confusion -- 31. Eyeball to eyeball
Control code
000028595913
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 271 p.
Isbn
9780691125602
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005054517
Other physical details
ill.
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System control number
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Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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