Cephalopods a World Guide
By Mark Norman
Octopuses, Argonauts, Cuttlefish, Squid, Nautilus. Covers the world, especially the Pacific and Indian Oceans, Atlantic, Caribbean, Arctic and Antarctic. The author is an Australian marine scientist, at Museum Victoria. This is a remarkable book or remarkable 'alien-like' creatures that continue to fascinate anyone who has made contact. Includes 35 picture stories making it an ideal book for identification and general knowledge. Red of the mythology of the Kraken, Sperm Wars, the incredible Nautilus, Mugged by a Squid, a Dutch Marriage (?), and the Giant Cuttlefish Spawning grounds.
Some of the photographs are truly bizarre, whilst others are photographically superb, with contributions from Rudi Kuiter, Becca Saunders, Roger Steene, Norbert Wu. A very important book, contributing so much to our knowledge of marine life.
Hardcover - 318 pages - full colour