Trade paper, 8vo., very good condition, tables, diagrams, line drawings, black & white and colour photographs, appendices, further reading, index, 148pp. One of the books in the Australian natural history series. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Sixty percent of the world's sea snakes are in Australian territorial waters - here's where they are, what they eat and who eats them, how they dive, breathe, reproduce, and function in their varying habitats.
Title: Sea Snakes
Publisher: Sydney, UNSW Press, 1999.
Book Description 1999. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Category : Herpetology Reptiles Amphibians. ISBN: 0 86840 776 3, new, 175 x 240 mm, 120 p. Sea snakes discribes the varieties and distributions of sea snakes, how they go about their daily lives, and what they eat and what eats them. It disusses how sea snakes cope with excess salt and scarcity of fresh water and how they adjust to diving at depth and enduring long periods without breathing. The nature of their venom is also discussed. 12 colour plates, soft cover. Bookseller Inventory # 949
Book Description University of New South Wales Press (UNSWP), Sydney, 1999. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. New Edition. 148pp, 12pp colour photos, b/w text ills, appendix: the marine snakes of the world and their distribution, index. Or card covers. Prev owners anme on half title page, light foxing to top edge.The book 'discusses the varieties and distributions of sea snakes, how they go about their daily lives underwater, what they eat and what eats them, and how they reporduce and grow. It also discusses how sea snakes cope with excess salt and scarcity of salt water and how they adjust to diving at depth and enduring long periods without breathing'. Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 035145