Sharks & Rays of Hawaii

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Explore the fascinating world of Hawaii's sharks and rays. There are forty species of sharks and nine species of rays living in the ocean surrounding the Hawaiian Islands, and yet we know so little about them. Sharks are usually only recognized as nuisances or terrorizing monsters, and rays remain mysterious to most people, including divers. Sharks and Rays of Hawaii goes beyond these common misconceptions to examine the habits, habitats, and histories of these graceful ...
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Overview

Explore the fascinating world of Hawaii's sharks and rays. There are forty species of sharks and nine species of rays living in the ocean surrounding the Hawaiian Islands, and yet we know so little about them. Sharks are usually only recognized as nuisances or terrorizing monsters, and rays remain mysterious to most people, including divers. Sharks and Rays of Hawaii goes beyond these common misconceptions to examine the habits, habitats, and histories of these graceful creatures.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781566474986
  • Publisher: Mutual Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 7/17/2002
  • Pages: 203
  • Sales rank: 946,177

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Gerald L. Crow, Research Associate III at the University of Hawaii's Waikiki Aquarium, has been a noted scientific researcher in the field of marine biology for 20 years and has published twenty refereed research papers-many of them on sharks-in journals such as "Zoo Biology", "Journal of Parasitology", "Journal of Experimental Zoology", "Pacific Science", "Coral Reefs", "Journal of Wildlife Diseases", and "Environmental Biology of Fishes".

Jennifer Crites is a freelance writer, editor and photographer who has written about Hawaiian culture, travel, business, environmental issues, parenting and other subjects for a variety of publications including "Islands", "Honolulu Magazine", "The Rotarian", "The Hollywood Reporter", "Location Update", "HMSA's Island Scene", "Hawaiian Airlines Magazine", "Hawaii Parent", UH's "Malamalama", and "Fodor's Hawaii" '98 and '99 travel guides.

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