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Written by Lewis Blackwell and published by Abrams, The Life and Love of the Sea combines images from the world's leading marine and nature photographers and the latest in underwater photography techniques. The book presents a breathtaking visual tour of the oceans' many facets. Through an extensive survey of the oceans' many fascinating inhabitants, Blackwell introduces the incredible biodiversity of the seas from whales to manta rays, seals, endless schools of fish, and the creatures that reside in the deepest recesses of the ocean floor.
Pacific flatiron herring (Harengula thrissina) bait ball, Sea of Cortez, Baja California peninsula, Mexico, East Pacific Ocean. - Franco  Banfi
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Franco Banfi / Pacific flatiron herring (Harengula thrissina) bait ball, Sea of Cortez, Baja California peninsula, Mexico, East Pacific Ocean.
Underwater shallow sand bar with ripples, North Sound, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies. Caribbean Sea. - Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Underwater shallow sand bar with ripples, North Sound, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies. Caribbean Sea.
Northern Sea Stars (Asterias vulgaris) feeds on bed of mussels. Cathedral Rocks, Gloucester, Massachusetts, New England USA - North Atlantic Ocean. - Jeff Rotman
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Jeff Rotman / Northern Sea Stars (Asterias vulgaris) feeds on bed of mussels. Cathedral Rocks, Gloucester, Massachusetts, New England USA - North Atlantic Ocean.
Volcanic lava flow enters the sea, Kilauea active volcano, Hawaii, USA. January 2000. - Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Volcanic lava flow enters the sea, Kilauea active volcano, Hawaii, USA. January 2000.
Kannesteinen Rock, Vagsoy municipality, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. September 2012 - Orsolya  Haarberg
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Orsolya Haarberg / Kannesteinen Rock, Vagsoy municipality, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. September 2012
Aerial image showing sandbanks and islands in the Bahamas archipelago, Caribbean, February 2012 - Juan Carlos Munoz
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Juan Carlos Munoz / Aerial image showing sandbanks and islands in the Bahamas archipelago, Caribbean, February 2012
Aerial view of  Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique, May 2011. - Hugh Pearson
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Hugh Pearson / Aerial view of Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique, May 2011.
Reflections on the west coast of Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway, June. - Roy Mangersnes
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Roy Mangersnes / Reflections on the west coast of Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway, June.
Whale shark (Rhincodon typus) with shoal of anchovies staying near to avoid predation. Los Roques, Venezuela. Caribbean. - Pascal Kobeh
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Pascal Kobeh / Whale shark (Rhincodon typus) with shoal of anchovies staying near to avoid predation. Los Roques, Venezuela. Caribbean.
Southern stingray (Hypanus americanus) school swimming in clear shallow water over sand ripples, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. British West Indies. - Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Southern stingray (Hypanus americanus) school swimming in clear shallow water over sand ripples, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. British West Indies.
Whale shark (Rhincodon typus) feeding on fish eggs, near surface, with remora (Remora sp) attached to inside of the mouth, Gulf of Mexico, Mexico, Caribbean Sea. - Brandon Cole
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Brandon Cole / Whale shark (Rhincodon typus) feeding on fish eggs, near surface, with remora (Remora sp) attached to inside of the mouth, Gulf of Mexico, Mexico, Caribbean Sea.
Hawaiian / Gray's / Long-Snouted Spinner Dolphins (Stenella longirostris longirostris) with mother and young calf. Keauhou, Kona, Hawaii, Central Pacific Ocean. - Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Hawaiian / Gray's / Long-Snouted Spinner Dolphins (Stenella longirostris longirostris) with mother and young calf. Keauhou, Kona, Hawaii, Central Pacific Ocean.
Indo Pacific Sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) feeding on sardines (Sardina pilchardus), Isla Mujeres, Mexico, March. - Chris & Monique Fallows
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Chris & Monique Fallows / Indo Pacific Sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) feeding on sardines (Sardina pilchardus), Isla Mujeres, Mexico, March.
Flamingo tongue (Cyphoma gibbosum) feeding on a seafan (Gorgonia ventalina) Cyphomas feed on corals and concentrate the toxic chemicals into their mantle, which they then wrap around the outside of it... - Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Flamingo tongue (Cyphoma gibbosum) feeding on a seafan (Gorgonia ventalina) Cyphomas feed on corals and concentrate the toxic chemicals into their mantle, which they then wrap around the outside of it...
Secretary blenny (Acanthemblemaria maria) peering out of a boulder brain coral (Colpophyllia natans) East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies, Caribbean Sea. - Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Secretary blenny (Acanthemblemaria maria) peering out of a boulder brain coral (Colpophyllia natans) East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies, Caribbean Sea.
Magnificent sea anemone (Heteractis magnifica), Aldabra Atoll, Natural World Heritage Site, Seychelles, Indian Ocean. - Franco  Banfi
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Franco Banfi / Magnificent sea anemone (Heteractis magnifica), Aldabra Atoll, Natural World Heritage Site, Seychelles, Indian Ocean.
Yellow stripe clingfish (Diademichthys lineatus) living in association with the Fire Urchin (Astropyga radiata) Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. - Constantinos Petrinos
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Constantinos Petrinos / Yellow stripe clingfish (Diademichthys lineatus) living in association with the Fire Urchin (Astropyga radiata) Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Juvenile Banggai cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni) with sea anemone (Heteractis magnifica). Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. - Constantinos Petrinos
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Constantinos Petrinos / Juvenile Banggai cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni) with sea anemone (Heteractis magnifica). Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Thorny Oyster shell (Spondylus varians), Komodo, Indonesia. - David Fleetham
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David Fleetham / Thorny Oyster shell (Spondylus varians), Komodo, Indonesia.
Eye of Giant hawkfish (Cirrhitus rivulatus) Sea of Cortez Baja California, Mexico, East Pacific Ocean. - Franco  Banfi
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Franco Banfi / Eye of Giant hawkfish (Cirrhitus rivulatus) Sea of Cortez Baja California, Mexico, East Pacific Ocean.
Garibaldi fish, pectoral fin, {Hypsypops rubicunda} Pacific  USA - Jeff Rotman
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Jeff Rotman / Garibaldi fish, pectoral fin, {Hypsypops rubicunda} Pacific USA
Detail of the pectoral fin of Roundhead parrotfish (Scarus viridifucatus) coast of Dhofar and Hallaniyat islands,Oman. Arabian Sea. - Pascal Kobeh
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Pascal Kobeh / Detail of the pectoral fin of Roundhead parrotfish (Scarus viridifucatus) coast of Dhofar and Hallaniyat islands,Oman. Arabian Sea.
Lunar tailed black cod (Variola louti) pectoral fin detail, Australia Great barrier reef - Jeff Rotman
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Jeff Rotman / Lunar tailed black cod (Variola louti) pectoral fin detail, Australia Great barrier reef
Close-up of skin of Regal angelfish. (Pygoplites diacanthus) Australia, Great Barrier reef - Jeff Rotman
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Jeff Rotman / Close-up of skin of Regal angelfish. (Pygoplites diacanthus) Australia, Great Barrier reef
Close-up of Pacific steephead parrotfish eye (Chlorurus / Scarus microrhinos) Great Barrier Reef, Australia - Jeff Rotman
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Jeff Rotman / Close-up of Pacific steephead parrotfish eye (Chlorurus / Scarus microrhinos) Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Close-up of the head of a black-spotted / spotted moray (Gymnothorax isingteena), coast of Dhofar and Hallaniyat islands, Oman. Arabian Sea. - Pascal Kobeh
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Pascal Kobeh / Close-up of the head of a black-spotted / spotted moray (Gymnothorax isingteena), coast of Dhofar and Hallaniyat islands, Oman. Arabian Sea.
Aerial view of Ile Rouzic / Rouzic Island, the only French colony of Gannets (Morus bassanus). Seven Island Natural Reserve, Cotes d'Armor, Brittany, France, September 2006. - Christophe Courteau
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Christophe Courteau / Aerial view of Ile Rouzic / Rouzic Island, the only French colony of Gannets (Morus bassanus). Seven Island Natural Reserve, Cotes d'Armor, Brittany, France, September 2006.
Deep sea Anglerfish female with lure (Melanocoetus johnsoni) Atlantic Ocean - David Shale
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David Shale / Deep sea Anglerfish female with lure (Melanocoetus johnsoni) Atlantic Ocean
Christmas tree worms (Spirobranchus sp) Fiji, South Pacific. - Pete Oxford
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Pete Oxford / Christmas tree worms (Spirobranchus sp) Fiji, South Pacific.
Deepsea squid {Histioteuthis bonellii} showing chromatophores changing colour, from the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, 200 - 50m - David Shale
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David Shale / Deepsea squid {Histioteuthis bonellii} showing chromatophores changing colour, from the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, 200 - 50m
Close up of head of Deepsea amphipod Pram bug {Phronima sp} adult, Atlantic ocean - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Close up of head of Deepsea amphipod Pram bug {Phronima sp} adult, Atlantic ocean
Comb jelly {Ctenophora} close up of reflections, Lizard Island, Queensland, Australia, April 2008 - Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Comb jelly {Ctenophora} close up of reflections, Lizard Island, Queensland, Australia, April 2008
Broadclub cuttlefish, face-on {Sepia latimanus} Great Barrier Reef, Australia - Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Broadclub cuttlefish, face-on {Sepia latimanus} Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Deep sea Hatchet fish {Sternoptychidae} Atlantic ocean - David Shale
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David Shale / Deep sea Hatchet fish {Sternoptychidae} Atlantic ocean
Enteropneust worm / Acorn worm (Yoda purpurata) from the North Atlantic Ocean, southern Purple variety, feeds on sea floor sediment leaving behind variable wavy traces, Depth approx 2700m. ~ new speci... - David Shale
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David Shale / Enteropneust worm / Acorn worm (Yoda purpurata) from the North Atlantic Ocean, southern Purple variety, feeds on sea floor sediment leaving behind variable wavy traces, Depth approx 2700m. ~ new speci...
Flock of Sanderling (Calidris alba) flying over a rough sea, Berwickshire Coast, Scotland, UK, March - Laurie Campbell
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Laurie Campbell / Flock of Sanderling (Calidris alba) flying over a rough sea, Berwickshire Coast, Scotland, UK, March
Large pod of Beluga / White Whale (Delphinapterus leucas) with one breaching in the foreground. Canadian Arctic, summer. - Doc White
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Doc White / Large pod of Beluga / White Whale (Delphinapterus leucas) with one breaching in the foreground. Canadian Arctic, summer.
Leatherback Turtle Hatchling (Dermochelys coriacea) crossing a beach towards the sea, Cayenne, French Guiana, July - Graham Eaton
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Graham Eaton / Leatherback Turtle Hatchling (Dermochelys coriacea) crossing a beach towards the sea, Cayenne, French Guiana, July
Gannet (Morus bassanus) diving, Shetland, Scotland, UK. July. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Gannet (Morus bassanus) diving, Shetland, Scotland, UK. July.
Marine Diatom mixture. LM X35. - Visuals Unlimited
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Visuals Unlimited / Marine Diatom mixture. LM X35.