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Marvels of Creation: Sensational Sea Creatures

Marvels of Creation: Sensational Sea Creatures

Brings the world of the sea alive in a unique and colorful way with photographs, a page of facts and commentaries.

Contents

    • p. 7

      It says in the Bible that God created the sea creatures on Day Five.

    • pp. 8–9

      Barracuda are very good hunters, hunting and swimming in small schools.

    • pp. 10–11

      Angelfish are very popular in aquariums because of their shape and beautiful colors.

    • pp. 12–13

      One of the most loved of the marine animals is the bottlenose dolphin because it is intelligent and social.

    • pp. 14–15

      Called “butterfly” for their small size, bright colors, and darting movements, these fish are thin-bodied with a round shape.

    • pp. 16–17

      There are about 300 species of clownfish or damselfish.

    • pp. 18–19

      The history of the coelacanth fish is quite amazing.

    • pp. 20–21

      Cowfish live at or near the bottom of warm, tropical waters all around the world.

    • pp. 22–23

      Electric rays are slow-moving and live partially buried in the sand or mud on the bottom of the sea.

    • pp. 24–25

      The elephant seal was named for its large snout that resembles an elephant’s trunk.

    • pp. 26–27

      The great white shark has a large mouth, full of long, saw-edged teeth.

    • pp. 28–29

      Groupers live in tropical and temperate seas and some inhabit fresh water.

    • pp. 30–31

      Groupers live in tropical and temperate seas and some inhabit fresh water.

    • pp. 32–33

      Jellyfish are free-swimming creatures which are found in all the seas throughout the world.

    • pp. 34–35

      The killer whale is also known as the orca.

    • pp. 36–37

      The lion fish is a member of the scorpion fish family.

    • pp. 38–39

      The marine iguana is found only in the Galapagos Islands.

    • pp. 40–41

      There are six species of nautilus found in the southwest Pacific.

    • pp. 42–43

      One of the most interesting creatures God created is the octopus.

    • pp. 44–45

      These beautifully colored fish live around the tropical reefs of the world.

    • pp. 46–47

      The body of the porcupine fish is like an ordinary fish until it is alarmed.

    • pp. 48–49

      There are six species of salmon that live in the North Pacific and one that lives in the North Atlantic.

    • pp. 50–51

      There are 35 species of the strange-looking sea horse.

    • pp. 52–53

      The sea otter is found along the coast of California, western Alaska, and also near islands north of Japan.

    • pp. 54–55

      There are 50 species of sea snakes.

    • pp. 56–57

      There are seven species of sea turtle, the largest and rarest being the leatherback.

    • pp. 58–59

      There are 350 species of squid ranging in size from 1 inch (2.5 cm) to 60 feet (18 m) and over.

    • pp. 60–61

      There are over 2,000 species of starfish found in all the seas. Most of these are found in shallow water, but a few do live in the deep seas.

    • pp. 62–63

      The sturgeon is a large bluish-black fish that is very famous for providing caviar.

    • pp. 64–65

      The triggerfish live mainly in the tropical coastal waters. Its name is derived from its unusual dorsal locking spine on its back.

    • pp. 66–67

      Walrus appear to be timid and quite clumsy, but looks can be deceiving.

    • pp. 68–69

      There are 250 species of snappers, with the largest number of them living in the warm Australian seas.

    • pp. 70–71

      Learn about the anatomy of a fish.

    • pp. 72–74

      The great variety of sea life clearly shows the creative genius of God.

    • pp. 75–78

      Become familiar with words from this book that you do not understand.

    • pp. 79–80