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How to snog a hagfish! : disgusting things in the sea / Jonathan Eyers.

Author/Creator:
Eyers, Jonathan, author.
Publication:
London : Adlard Coles, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (97 p.)
Subjects:
Marine animals.
Marine animals -- Anecdotes.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
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
Contents:
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
Notes:
Includes index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-280-11850-4
9786613522795
1-4081-4061-6
OCLC:
784886070
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