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Spineless : the science of jellyfish and the art of growing a backbone / Juli Berwald ; illustrations by Rachel Ivanyi.

Berwald, Juli, (author.).
Book Book (2017.)
Description: 352 pages
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2017.
7 of 7 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Peabody - Peabody Institute Library. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 7 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Peabody Main Adult New Nonfiction NEW QL 377 .S4 B47 2017 (Text to Phone) Available -
Beverly Main NEW QL 377 .S4 B47 2017 (Text to Phone) Available -
Endicott College Display QL 377 .S4 B47 2017 (Text to Phone) Available -
Lynnfield Adult Nonfiction QL 377 .S4 B47 2017 (Text to Phone) Available -
Northern Essex - Lawrence Campus Stacks QL377.S4 B47 2017 (Text to Phone) Available -
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Winthrop Adult Nonfiction 593.53 Ber 2017 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9780735211261
  • ISBN: 0735211264
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Planula. If you dare -- Polyp. What's your agenda? ; Jellyfish salad ; Missing polyp ; In jelly genes ; Robojelly ; Seeing what's not there ; Day-glo jellies ; Jellyfish sense ; The nerve of the jellyfish ; Life's limits -- Strobila. The bottom of the wave -- Ephyra. Stop waiting ; Sacred island ; Stalking the beast ; Jellyfish al dente ; Jellyfishing -- Medusa. Toxic cocktail ; Sting block ; In medusa's blood ; Party like a jellyfish ; Bloom.
Summary: A former ocean biologist describes how she rediscovered her passion for marine science while investigating the enigmatic jellyfish and what the species' unique physiologies can teach about engineering and environmental stability.
Subject: Jellyfishes.
Citation: Berwald, Juli. "Spineless : the science of jellyfish and the art of growing a backbone." New York : Riverhead Books, 2017.
Search Results Showing Item 6 of 11 Preferred library: Peabody - Peabody Institute Library?

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