Publication: Texas A & M University Press, 2015, College Station
First edition. Thick 4to. Color, pictorial boards, blue front and rear endpapers, xxvi , 554 pp., double column, foreword, preface, acknowledgments, illustrated and from photographs, charts, tables, maps, literature cited, index. “A book that embraces history, geology, geography, meteorology, chemistry, biology, ecology, and human relations in one comprehensive reference. Although it is thorough and meticulous in coverage, what comes through in these pages is the enormity, complexity, and mystery of the world that lies just beyond the Texas vacation beach, the Louisiana wetland, or the Mexico fishing village.” Includes many photographs of deep water and other organisms, plus historical and ocean floor maps and many works of original art depicting marine species, sea turtles, fish, and crustaceans. As new, unread copy without dust jacket, as issued.
Inventory Number: 40212