The Great Barrier Reef is so huge it can be seen from space! And the whole thing runs on solar power. Another book from an award-winning author and an award-winning series.
About The Author
Dr Mark Norman is a marine biologist and a world expert on octopuses, squids and cuttlefishes (the 'cephalopods'). He is Senior Curator of Molluscs at Museum Victoria where he undertakes marine biology research. He is also a trained teacher, an educational display designer and an experienced underwater cinematographer.
He has published extensively and his publications include 'A guide to squid, cuttlefish and octopuses of Australasia' and 'Cephalopods: a world guide'.
His research and projects with documentary makers including BBC, National Geographic and Discovery Channel has covered giant squid, poisonous blue-ringed octopuses, huge aggregations of southern giant cuttlefish and diving surveys of remote Indo-Pacific coral reefs.
Series: Wild Planet Ser.
For Ages: 7+ years old
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 2nd March 2009
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 25.7 x 0.4
Weight (kg): 0.162