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Published by Chelsea House in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Marine reptiles, Fossil -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Reptiles, Fossil.,
  • Prehistoric animals.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statement[Andreu Llamas ; illustrated by Albert Martinez].
SeriesThe development of the earth
ContributionsMartinez, Albert, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE861 .L5813 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1272639M
ISBN 100791034542, 0791034607
LC Control Number95003965

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Most of these marine reptiles, often wrongly called "dinosaurs", are extinct. This edited book is devoted to these extinct groups of marine reptiles. These reptilian analogs represent useful models of the myriad adaptations that permit tetrapods to live in the ocean. First book in more than 80 years devoted exclusively to fossil marine reptiles. Equal parts art, science, and empathy for wildlife, this book is not just a great contribution to the understanding and appreciation of herpetological fauna of the "magical archipelago," it is also a showcase for a new photographic technique to document reptiles at a resolution equivalent to that of a living reptile. [Extract] Marine reptiles are an important and well-documented component of the Great Barrier Reef (GBR), comprising a single species of crocodile (Crocodylidae), six species of marine turtles (five Chelonidae and one Dermochelyidae), at least 16 species of sea snakes (Hydrophiidae), one species of file snake (Acrochordidae) and one species of mangrove snake (Colubridae).Cited by: 4. Ancient Marine Reptiles is devoted to these extinct groups of marine reptiles. These reptilian analogs represent useful models of the myriad adaptations that permit tetrapods to live in the ocean. Key Features * First book in more than 80 years devoted exclusively to fossil marine reptiles * Documents the most current research on extinct marine /5(7).

an amazing book about the beautiful and crazy creatures that we know and love here on earth. it talkes about many reptiles such as snakes, lizards, turtles, 'gators, and many other reptiles. the book explains the history of the animal both phisical and how they relate to the world. it talkd about their habitats, structure, diet, behavior, and much more. im sure anyone could enjoy this /5. The 2nd Edition of Oceans of Kansas - A Natural History of the Western Interior Sea will be published in September, The updated book will be larger, with more figures, descriptions of new discoveries in the past 12 years, and an in depth look at the history of Late Cretaceous paleontology in Kansas. "Ancient Marine Reptiles provides an invaluable reference for anyone with research interests in the structure and phylogeny of extinct marine reptiles. It presents a significant amount of new information for the first time. The book is attractively produced (including a stunning cover painting), well-referenced, and well-illustrated.". Following is a list of marine reptiles, reptiles which are adapted to life in marine or brackish environments. Extant. The following marine reptiles are species which are currently extant or recently extinct. Crocodiles. Crocodylus; Crocodylus .