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Ichthyo

The Architecture of Fish
By Deborah Klochko ; By Stephanie Comer ; By Jean-Michel Cousteau ; By Dr. Daniel Pauly ; By Dr. Lynne R. Parenti ; Introduction by Deborah Klochko ; Introduction by Stephanie Comer ; Contributions by Jean-Michel Cousteau ; Contributions by Daniel Pauly ; Contributions by Lynne R. Parenti ; Other Sandra J. Raredon
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Originally created to preserve a record of scientific samples, the black and white X-rays of fish at the Smithsonian Institution have emerged as astonishing works of art in their own right. This stunning compendium of images—comparable to fine and...
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Originally created to preserve a record of scientific samples, the black and white X-rays of fish at the Smithsonian Institution have emerged as astonishing works of art in their own right. This stunning compendium of images—comparable to fine and delicate engravings—is drawn from the National Museum of Natural History, which holds the world's largest collection of ichthyological specimens. As mesmerizingly beautiful as they are amazingly detailed, these images reveal the hidden wonders of the creatures of the deep.
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Size: 9 1/2 x 8 H
Age Range: 140 duotone photographs
Publication Date: 05/14/2008
ISBN: 9780811861922
Deborah Klochko is director of the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego.

Stephanie Comer is a photo researcher.

Jean-Michel Cousteau is an environmentalist and explorer.

Dr. Daniel Pauly is a noted ichthyologist.

Dr. Lynne R. Parenti curates at the Smithsonian.