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Hikaru Ikimono wa Naze Hikaru?: Hotaru Kurage Kara Mimizu Kumohitode Made [Why do Glowing Creatures Shine: From Fireflies and Squid to Brittle Stars]

By: Ōba Yūichi (Author)

112 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations

Bun'ichisōgōshuppan

Paperback | right-to-left binding | Jul 2015 | #225986 | ISBN-13: 9784829973899
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NHBS Price: £29.99 $38/€35 approx

About this book

Language: Japanese

Why do glowing creatures exist? What is their role? And by what mechanism do they glow? This book introduces Whether both familiar organisms, such as firefly and jellyfish, to unfamiliar bioluminescent organisms such as squid, mushrooms, starfish, and earthworms and is richly illustrated with colour photos.

Summary in Japanese:
世界にはどんな光る生きものがいるのか? 彼らはどういう仕組みで光っているのか? 光の役割とは?
ホタルやクラゲ、ホタルイカといった身近なものから、きのこやヒトデ、ミミズまで、
光る生き物の魅力と生活、観察のコツを写真とイラストを使って紹介する入門書。


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