A master diver and author of A Tortoise for the Queen of Tonga describes the lush underwater world of the coral reefs off Rangiroa in French Polynesia, a teeming habitat in which hammerhead sharks rule, and the cutting-edge diving techniques that are extending human understanding of the ocean world.... school of raccoon butterflyfish, with their bandit-striped face- masks, flutter. A score of them are bouncing off the Pocillopora and off one another in a pisciform mosh pit, faster than my eyes can take in. Fish move at a superspeed (as do birds , anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Fragile Edge|
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2007|