The World Beneath: The Life and Times of Unknown Sea Creatures and Coral Reefs


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$35.00  $32.20
Apollo Publishers
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8.4 X 10.1 X 0.8 inches | 2.4 pounds

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About the Author

Richard L. Smith, Jr., Ph.D in Chemical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Asia Regional Editor of The Journal of Supercritical Fluids. Hi is the author of more than 150 scientific papers related to properties, separations and materials with supercritical fluids.


"Packed with vibrant images of sea life large and small, scientist and photographer Smith's volume is a splendid and thorough look beneath the surface of the ocean."
--Publishers Weekly

"Smith vividly documents the amazing diversity of marine life associated with coral reefs and eloquently argues for their protection."
--Library Journal

"This book by Dr. Richard Smith is a surprise-filled delight from start to finish."
--DIVER magazine

"I was completely on board with Dr. Richard Smith's gorgeous new book and his aim to engage and educate the reader . . . and Dr. Smith does not disappoint. . . . I would recommend it without hesitation."
--The Linnean

"A dazzling display of the deep's endangered denizens, from color-changing crustaceans to secretive sea dragons, and whale sharks to seahorses so small they are almost invisible."
--The Lady, Books of the Year, 2020

"Richard Smith [reveals] secrets of coral reefs and some of their smaller, less well-known inhabitants in this fascinating and accessible book."
--X-Ray International Dive Magazine

"I guarantee that once you have read this remarkable book, you will never again look at the reef in the same way again; your understanding of the workings of the reef, the total dependence of everything that exists upon everything else, will all suddenly fall into place."
--British Society of Underwater Photographers