In writing this book I have done my best to draw a picture of the strange life which exists beneath the surface of the Seven Seas. It is a world of its own, in many ways stranger than that on land.
It would be impossible to describe accurately in words the grotesque and remarkable appearance of many of these inhabitants of the deep seas. I have often been asked: 'How large to you think the biggest fish grow?' and my answer is always: 'I haven't the slightest idea, but they undoubtedly weigh many tons.'
Saturday, 17 July 2010
grotesque and remarkable
Opening of something that got delivered this morning: