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The great shark rescue : saving the whale sharks / by Sandra Markle.

Markle, Sandra, (author.).
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  • 4 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 9 total copies.

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Sandra Markle's science discoveries.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library J 597.3 MAR (Text) 33187004608218 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg J 597.3 MARKLE (Text) 32826014216642 J New Books Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville J 597.3 MAR (Text) 37323005461713 NEW-BKS Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library ACQ40781 (Text) NWBRG40781 J Fiction In process -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Chandler Branch Library ACQ40907 (Text) NWBRG40907 J Fiction In process -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Downtown Newburgh ACQ40873 (Text) NWBRG40873 J Fiction In process -
Tyson Library - Versailles J 597.3 MAR (Text) 31070500481771 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting ON ORDER (Text) WHTNG9781541510418 On order On order -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial ZIONS40495 (Text) ZIONS40495 Non-Fiction - 1st Floor In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781541510418
  • ISBN: 1541510410
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm.

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Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Trapped! -- Whale sharks in trouble -- A mysterious life -- Oceans of problems -- Safe havens -- Ocean detective tools -- Rescued! -- Great whites need help too -- Author's note -- You know? -- Timeline.
Summary, etc.:
aPresents the story of whale sharks-- the largest fish on the planet. Facing threats from commercial fishing as well as climate change, they were categorized as endangered in 2016. Despite the marine sanctuaries set aside to protect whale sharks, their population is still decreasing. These gentle giants may be accidentally caught in fishing nets, fished by poachers, or hit by a ship's propeller. But new conservation methods, which include enlisting volunteers to spot them as well as tagging and remotely following them--are giving experts hope. Can volunteers and scientists help save the world's biggest fish before it's too late?
Top-selling science author Sandra Markle presents the story of whale sharks-- the largest fish on the planet. Facing threats from commercial fishing as well as climate change, they were categorized as endangered in 2016. Find out how scientists are working to study and protect these gentle giants of the ocean.
Subject: Whale shark > Juvenile literature.
Sharks > Conservation > Juvenile literature.
Sharks > Juvenile literature.
Endangered species > Conservation > Juvenile literature.

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