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Shinkai Sanpo Kyokugen Sekai no Henteko Ikimono [The Extreme World of Deep Sea Creatures]

Popular Science

By: Fujikura Katsunori(Author)

80 pages, colour photos


Paperback | Jun 2017 | #237925 | ISBN-13: 9784344031371
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NHBS Price: £28.99 $37/€32 approx

About this book

Language: Japanese with scientific nomenclature

This book covers the many extreme adaptations and behaviours shown by deep sea creatures, gleaned from the latest research. Dive in and read about:

- Shrimp that vomit a shiny liquid when surprised
- Why the eyes of deep sea sharks are green
- An octopus that kept her eggs for 4 and a half years
- Fish equipped with red, orange, blue colour emitters
- The deep sea fish that could have been the model for the Japanese legend of the mermaid
- The world's heaviest squid
- And many other oddities

Summary in Japanese:

- びっくりすると光る液を吐くエビ
- 目立たない色は赤・黒・銀・透明
- 深海ザメの目はなぜ緑色なのか
- ピンポン玉みたいな肉食カイメン
- 4年半、卵を抱き続けたタコ
- 深海にはジャンプするナマコがいる
- 赤、オレンジ、青と3色の発光器を備えた魚
- 日本の人魚伝説のモデルは深海魚!?
- 世界最重量のイカ・幻のダイオウホウズキイカ
- 水深5000mで背泳ぎしていたシダアンコウ
- 卵をネックレスのようにして守るヒラカメガイ

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