The Resource The Amazing World of Flyingfish

The Amazing World of Flyingfish

Label
The Amazing World of Flyingfish
Title
The Amazing World of Flyingfish
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
If you travel the open ocean anywhere in the tropics, you are very likely to see flyingfish. These beautifully colored "ocean butterflies" shoot out of the water and sail on majestic, winglike pectoral fins to escape from predators such as dolphins, swordfish, and tuna. Some can travel for more than six hundred feet per flight. Yet despite their prevalence in warm ocean waters and their vital role in the tropical food chain, surprisingly little is known about flyingfish-more than 60 species are said to exist, but nobody is sure of the number. This beautifully illustrated book presents flyin
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 597
  • 597.66
  • 597/.66
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL638.E9
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
The Amazing World of Flyingfish
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; PREFACE; WHAT IS A FLYINGFISH?; WHERE DO FLYINGFISH LIVE?; HOW MANY KINDS ARE THERE?; HOW BIG ARE THEY?; HOW DO THEY FLY?; WHY DO THEY FLY?; WHAT COLORS ARE THEY?; HOW CAN I IDENTIFY THEM?; A NOTE ON THE PHOTOS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; INDEX
Control code
ocn880058112
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (61 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400853007
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30348110
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)880058112
  • ebl1400853001

Library Locations

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