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Hoyt, Erich

Overview
Works: 57 works in 232 publications in 5 languages and 9,539 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Biography  Identification guides  Dictionaries  History 
Roles: Author, Composer, Other, Editor
Classifications: QL737.C4, 599.5
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Most widely held works about Erich Hoyt
 
Most widely held works by Erich Hoyt
Creatures of the deep : in search of the sea's "monsters" and the world they live in by Erich Hoyt( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deep sea is not one place but many, and the animals living in each of these marine habitats have developed fascinating and vital ecological relationships with one another. Hoyt unravels the complex predator-prey relationships, from "killer" copepods to battles among giant squid and sperm whales, presenting compelling portraits of animals that are superbly adapted denizens of a dark high-pressure world. There are life-forms, independent of sunlight and photosynthesis, that flourish around the hot, sulfurous deep-sea vents in the magnificent rift valley of the midocean ridge, the world's longest mountain range. Surviving in conditions that appear to be close to the very soup of primordial Earth, these microbes have become the basis for the latest research into the Earth's origins. Fully illustrated with fantastic underwater imagery, Creatures of the Deep will help you enjoy and appreciate the findings and the importance of deep-sea work in the coming decades. The 21st century may well be the era of deep-ocean discovery
The earth dwellers : adventures in the land of ants by Erich Hoyt( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author alternates stories of individual ants with the research of two field biologists in Costa Rica
Insect lives : stories of mystery and romance from a hidden world by Erich Hoyt( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology about insects
Weird sea creatures by Erich Hoyt( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information about 50 animals that live in the deepest part of the sea and have adapted to life in total darkness and intense pressure and cold
Marine protected areas for whales, dolphins, and porpoises : a world handbook for cetacean habitat conservation by Erich Hoyt( Book )

27 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoyt (senior research fellow, Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society) presents an investigation into the status, process, and potential of instituting cetacean habitat protection, which has the primary goal of promoting the best possible marine protected areas (MPAs) for whales, dolphins, and porpoises. After outlining the principles of good habit conservation of good habitat conservation in chapters on the design and management of marine protected areas and strategies for protecting cetaceans to complement and supplement MPAs, the bulk of the text is given over to the status of conservation in 18 marine regions, along with survey accounts of some 500 proposed and operating MPAs in the regions
Whales, dolphins & porpoises by Mark Carwardine( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guidebook to the many different species of whales, dolphins and porpoises that describes cetacean behavior and habitats
Whale rescue : changing the future for endangered wildlife by Erich Hoyt( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whale Rescue is the latest addition to the acclaimed Firefly Animal Rescue series. Written by an accomplished expert and illustrated with color photographs, this book is a solid reference on both whales and the ongoing efforts to protect them. This book covers whale physiology, diet, lifespan, complex behaviors and habitats. Specific whale species covered in detail are: - Gray whales - Humpback whales - Blue whales - Sperm whales - Right whales - Orca whales. Whale conservationists and their efforts to protect whale populations are profiled. Also addressed are the pros and cons of extreme measures used against illegal whalers, such as ramming whaling boats and destroying fishnets. A full list of organizations dedicated to protecting whales is provided for readers who want to help. About the Firefly Animal Rescue Series: The Firefly Animal Rescue Series identifies endangered and threatened species and what is being done to protect them. Combining lively, accessible text and stunning color photographs, each book provides a detailed overview of the species, describing its characteristics, behavior, habits, physiology and more. "These attractive books are a call to action ... fascinating readable accounts."
Meeting the whales : the equinox guide to giants of the deep by Erich Hoyt( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life histories of the whales of the northern hemisphere. Also describes their communication skills and underwater acrobatics
Creatures of the deep : in search of the sea's monsters and the world they live in by Erich Hoyt( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this updated and expanded edition of Creatures of the Deep, award winning nature and science writer Erich Hoyt gives readers a glimpse of the amazing variety of creatures found in the deepest parts of the ocean. Weaving together details from the latest scientific research about sharks, giant squid, dragonfish, huge tube worms, clams and tiny microbes of the deep sea vents, Hoyt embarks on a magical journey roaming across the abyssal plains and descending into deep sea trenches more than 20,000 feet down. Hoyt unravels the complex predator-prey relationships, from "killer" copepods to battles between giant squid and sperm whales, presenting compelling portraits of animals that are superbly adapted denizens of a dark high pressure world. There are life forms, independent of sunlight and photosynthesis, which flourish around the hot, sulfurous deep sea vents in the magnificent rift valley of the mid ocean ridge, the world's longest mountain range. Surviving in conditions that appear to be close to the very soup of primordial Earth, these microbes have become the basis for the latest research into Earth's origins. Fully illustrated with fantastic underwater imagery
The whale watcher's handbook by Erich Hoyt( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and German and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This complete guide to whale watching includes locations of lookouts, information on chartered tours, and a field guide to 77 varieties of whales and dolphins
The whale called killer by Erich Hoyt( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orca, the whale called killer by Erich Hoyt( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of a study of killer whales undertaken between 1973 and 1979 off the coast of BC
Seasons of the whale : riding the currents of the North Atlantic by Erich Hoyt( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and French and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un voyage d'un an en compagnie d'une douzaine de baleines (rorquals à bosse, rorquals bleus et baleines franches). Plus de 75 photographies illustrent leurs occupations journalières
Conserving the wild relatives of crops by Erich Hoyt( Book )

32 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The conservation of crop genetic resources - the plants that feed us and their wild relatives - is one of the most important issues for humankind today. We live in a world in which vast population increases are predicted for the remainder of this century and beyond. Also, major changes in climate may disturb our habitat and force us to modify our agriculture. It is essential for our survival that enough effort be put into conserving genetic resources and making them available for for breeding programs to produce the new and improved crops of the future on which they rely ...The purpose of this booklet is to increase public awareness of these issues by providing a clear and balanced account of why conservation of crop relatives is important, how it can be effected and what actions need to be taken..."--From About this booklet
Extinction A-Z by Erich Hoyt( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an alphabetically arranged reference guide to terms and issues relating to plant and animal extinction, and lists laws, government agencies, and public interest organizations that deal with biological extinction
Hollywood vault : film libraries before home video by Eric Hoyt( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood Vault' is the story of how the business of film libraries emerged and evolved, spanning the silent era to the sale of feature libraries to television. Eric Hoyt argues that film libraries became valuable not because of the introduction of new technologies but because of the emergence and growth of new markets, and suggests that studying the history of film libraries leads to insights about their role in the contemporary digital marketplace.00The history begins in the mid-1910s, when the star system and other developments enabled a market for old films that featured current stars. After the transition to films with sound, the reissue market declined but the studios used their libraries for the production of remakes and other derivatives. The turning point in the history of studio libraries occurred during the mid to late 1940s, when changes in American culture and an industry-wide recession convinced the studios to employ their libraries as profit centers through the use of theatrical reissues. In the 1950s, intermediary distributors used the growing market of television to harness libraries aggressively as foundations for cross-media expansion, a trend that continues today. By the late 1960s, the television marketplace and the exploitation of film libraries became so lucrative that they prompted conglomerates to acquire the studios.00The first book to discuss film libraries as an important and often underestimated part of Hollywood history, 'Hollywood Vault' presents a fascinating trajectory that incorporates cultural, legal, and industrial history
Riding with the dolphins : the Equinox guide to dolphins and porpoises by Erich Hoyt( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book brings us up to date on the latest dolphin research, answering and asking questions about the future of their threatened habitat, social lives, feeding behaviours and ability to learn from and communicate with humans
The whales of Canada by Erich Hoyt( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Individual brief chapters on cetaceans found in Canadian waters. Includes whales, dolphins and porpoises
Whales & dolphins by Mark Carwardine( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whales and dolphins are considered by many to be endearing and fascinating, but how much do we actually know about them? As well as exploring their environment, biology and the myths that surround them, this book also gives practical advice on the best ways and places to see them
A guide to whales, dolphins & porpoises by Mark Carwardine( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the latest research about whales, dolphins, and porpoises, covering their biology and behavior, and how to identify and observe them. Also included is a field guide that describes numerous species of cetaceans and details some of the world's premier sites for observing and interacting with them
 
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Creatures of the deep : in search of the sea's "monsters" and the world they live in
Alternative Names
Erich Hoyt American researcher and conservationist

Erich Hoyt Amerikaans marinebioloog

Hoyt, Erich

Khoĭt, E.

Khoĭt, E. (Erikh)

エリック・ホイト

ホイト, エリック

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The earth dwellers : adventures in the land of antsInsect lives : stories of mystery and romance from a hidden worldMarine protected areas for whales, dolphins, and porpoises : a world handbook for cetacean habitat conservationWhales, dolphins & porpoisesWhale rescue : changing the future for endangered wildlifeMeeting the whales : the equinox guide to giants of the deepOrca, the whale called killerSeasons of the whale : riding the currents of the North Atlantic