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Author Mather, Jennifer A

Title Octopus : the ocean's intelligent invertebrate / Jennifer A. Mather, Roland C. Anderson, and James B. Wood

Publ Info Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  QL430.3.O2 M38 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  QL430.3.O2 M38 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 208 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-200) and index
Contents Meet the octopus -- In the egg -- Drifting and settling -- Making a living -- In the den -- Getting around -- Appearances -- Not getting eaten -- Personalities -- Intelligence -- Sex at last -- The rest of the group -- Keeping a captive octopus
Note A natural history of the octopus, featuring personal narratives, underwater research, and closeup photography that details mating and predatory behaviors, intelligence, and problem-solving abilities
LC subject Octopuses
Add Author Anderson, Roland C
Wood, James B
ISBN 9781604690675 (hbk.)
1604690674 (hbk.)