S. L. Hamilton
(A & D Xtreme, Aug. 1, 2014)
This title introduces young readers to the marlin, also known as the "Gladiator Of the Sea." Easy-to-read text examines the marlin's habitat and distribution. Readers will learn about the marlin's color, size, and shape. The fish's anatomy is examined, especially the bill and its role in a marlin's hunting and diet. Marlin prey is discussed, as are the marlin's predators, including human fishers. Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability for xtreme ichthyologists. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.