...outstanding feature of the book is the beautiful color underwater photography of these organisms. -- Sea Grant Extension Program Newsletter
...shapes and colors...nothing short of dazzling and you'll find yourself...amazed at how beautiful...these critters are. -- Wave Length Paddling Magazine - Nov. 1998
A helpful guide containing sections on all of the major invertebrate groups, including stunning color photographs. -- Ocean Realm Magazine - Winter issue 1998 - 1999
Well-illustrated guide to these beautiful and fascinating creatures of the Pacific coast of Canada and the United States -- AFS - American Fisheries Society - Fisheries Magazine 6/18/98
About the Author
Claudia Mills has been studying medusae and ctenophores for 25 years. A native of Washington, she has been a researcher at the Friday Harbor Laboratories of the University of Washington since 1977, during which she received her Ph.D. at the University of Victoria in 1982. She is interested in nearly any aspect of the biology of gelatinous zooplankton and has written more than 45 academic papers about planktonic cnidaria and ctenophores. She works mostly on coastal species, but has also studied oceanic and deep-water animals while participating in oceanographic expeditions in a variety of locations worldwide.