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...Strange fish and their stories.

A. Hyatt Verrill

...Strange fish and their stories.

Mysteries of the fish world. Ogres of the deep. Living nightmares of the deep. Visiting the ocean butterflies. How fish sleep. The fish menagerie. Fish that never existed.

by A. Hyatt Verrill

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Published by L. C. Page & company in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fishes.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy A. Hyatt Verrill...Illustrated by the author.
    SeriesStrange stories from nature series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL617 .V4, QL617 .V4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 220 p.
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14125187M
    LC Control Number38025476


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