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Published by Capstone Press in North Mankato, MN .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Marine animals,
  • Sea cucumbers

Book details:

About the Edition

Readers will learn just how amazing sea cucumbers can be. The many species of this ocean invertebrate may not look like other undersea animals, but they have some amazing adaptations and behaviors that help them survive. Without faces, limbs, bones, blood, or a brain, sea cucumbers have incredible ways eating, moving, reproducing, and defending themselves.

Edition Notes

Statementby Jody Rake
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26927254M
ISBN 10151572140X
ISBN 109781515721406

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