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Ichthyo

The Architecture of Fish
Introduction by Stephanie Comer and Deborah Klochko, Essays by Dr. Daniel Pauly and Jean-Michel Cousteau, and Dr. Lynne R. Parenti
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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
Age Range: 140 duotone photographs
Publication Date: 5/14/2008
ISBN: 9780811861922
Dr. Daniel Pauly is a noted ichthyologist.

Jean-Michel Cousteau is an environmentalist and explorer.

Dr. Lynne R. Parenti curates at the Smithsonian.

Stephanie Comer is a photo researcher.

Deborah Klochko is director of the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego.