University of Alaska PRESS

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8.5 x 11, 200 pages, 360 color photos and illustrations, 10 color maps, index, references

Format: paper

Price: $25.00

2003

Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands - The

Region of Wonders

by Johnson, Terry

Byers, Kurt (ed.)



Published by Alaska Sea Grant College Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks. Distributed by University of Alaska Press.

The mystery and wonder of the vast and mysterious Bering Sea are unveiled in this full-color volume featuring hundreds of color photos, drawings, and maps. The dynamic geology and climate, as well as a host of marine mammals, birds, fish, and invertebrates populate the captivating world of the Bering Sea—one of the most productive marine ecosystems on earth.

Marine scientists have contributed extraordinary photos of this submarine environment, while historical drawings and an accessible text round out this gorgeous book. The Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands reveals the beauty and depth of this incredible region from prehistory to the present.

Terry Johnson is associate professor in the School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and a Sea Grant Marine Advisory Agent in Homer, Alaska. He has studied the seafood industries of Alaska, Russia, and Japan and has fished commercially throughout Alaska.

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