Corals, Jellyfishes, Sponges, and Other Simple AnimalsBook - 2005
Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource is a 20-volume set that offers broad, comprehensive coverage of the animal kingdom, ranging from the simple-sponges and corals-to the complex-mammals. Animals are arranged by taxonomy, the science through which living things are classified into related groups. Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource: Corals, Jellyfishes, Sponges, and Other Simple Animals presents comprehensive information on 83 groups of creatures from around the world in an understandable and easy-to-use format. Arranged taxonomically, each order entry includes sections on physical characteristics; geographic ran habitat; diet; behavior and reproduction; animals and peop and conservation status. Entries are followed by one or more species accounts and a range map and photo or illustration for each species. Entries conclude with a list of books, periodicals, and Web sites that may be used for further research. Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource: Corals, Jellyfishes, Sponges, and Other Simple Animals includes a pronunciation guide for scientific names, a glossary, a general overview of the animals, a list of species in the set by biome, a list of species by geographic location, and a comprehensive index. The Corals volume has 162 full-color maps, photos, and illustrations to enliven the text, and sidebars provide additional facts and related information. Book jacket.
Publisher: Detriot : Thomson Gale, c2005.
Characteristics: lxxxii, 274 pages :,color illustrations ;,24 cm.