597. Books on cold-blooded vertebrates
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James R. Spotila Sea Turtles: A Complete Guide to Their Biology, Behavior, and Conservation, 2004.
Marine biologist James R. Spotila discusses the seven species of sea turtle alive today. They survived the mass extinction of the dinosaurs millennia ago, but can they survive the obstacles they currently face?
Robert C. Stebbins A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians, 2014.
Renowned herpetologist and environmentalist Robert Cyril Stebbins was best known for this Peterson’s field guide. This fourth edition of the book was published one year after Stebbins passed away at age 98.
Alwyne Wheeler Fishes of the World: An Illustrated Dictionary, 1975.
This dictionary of the world’s fishes contains over 500 color plates and dictionary entries for each fish, arranged alphabetically. In addition, common and scientific names are given and cross-referenced.
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