Hold On!: Saving the Spotted Handfish (Hardcover)

Hold On!: Saving the Spotted Handfish By Rachel Tribout (Illustrator), Gina M. Newton Cover Image
By Rachel Tribout (Illustrator), Gina M. Newton
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Have you ever seen a fish that could do a handstand?

This is the story of a quirky and primitive little fish that is famous for two things: walking on its "hands" (pectoral fins), and being the first marine fish anywhere in the world to be listed on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. The Spotted Handfish has survived since the time of the dinosaurs - until now. Invasive seastars, pollution and climate change mean that this unique Australian is in real trouble - raise your hand if you want to know more

Hold On Saving the Spotted Handfish is perfect for primary aged readers.

  • Marine environment story, narrated by a handfish
  • Showcases handfish biology and ecology, in addition to threats and their conservation plight, and importantly, howscience is stepping in to save the day
  • Includes a Fact File section and a Glossary
Product Details
ISBN: 9781486311842
ISBN-10: 1486311849
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
Publication Date: October 20th, 2020
Pages: 32
Language: English