The oceans are home to hundreds of thousands of species, representing every kingdom of life: animals, plants, fungi, the single-celled organisms called protistans, and literally countless microorganisms. This diverse assemblage of ocean life includes the largest animal ever known to have existed, the blue whale. Also included are fish that crawl, leap into the air, glow in the dark, and routinely change their sex. With fabulous full-color underwater photography and expertly written, authoritative text, Oceans offers an enticing picture of the rarely glimpsed world beneath the sea."Insiders" — a visually groundbreaking, state-of-the-art nonfiction series. This stunning new series offers an inside look into twelve riveting subjects, beginning with Dinosaurs, Egypt, Oceans, and Space."Expertly written, each book will feature an arresting design, complete with dynamic, multi-layered CGI and 3-D model imagery that is complemented by fascinating, up-to-date information presented in a user-friendly format.