How to snog a hagfish! : disgusting things in the sea / Jonathan Eyers.
- London : Adlard Coles, 2012.
1 online resource (97 p.)
- Marine animals.
Marine animals -- Anecdotes.
- Electronic books.
- For most people, seasickness is the most unpleasant thing they experience at sea. However, beneath the surface is a whole other world, and a lot of it could turn all but the strongest stomachs. When attacked, the hagfish (also known as the slime eel) ties itself in a knot that travels the length of its body, squeezing out mucus by the bucketful and making it impossible for a predator to keep hold. To eat, a starfish regurgitates its stomach, digests its food then swallows its stomach back down again. Pearlfish stick close to sea cucumbers, whose bowels they swim into when danger's near. And wi
- Cover; Contents; Introduction; 01 Looks Aren't Everything; 02 Disgusting Diets; 03 Disgusting Defences; 04 Disgusting Habits; 05 Monsters of the Deep; 06 Shark Alert!; 07 The Best of the Rest of the Worst; Index
- Includes index.
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