Are you

passionate about life in the oceans?

Want to know more, but in every-day language?

A new book from Andrew Caine will take you there.



Introduction - The Basis of Life in the Oceans


If we look at the earth from a satellite photograph we can see that about 71% of the earth’s surface is seawater. This vast mass has an average depth of 3.4 km, the deepest area being just over 11km deep and if we removed the seas and levelled the solid rock into a perfect sphere, then replaced the waters we would have body of water encompassing the earth 2.5km deep.

So there is a lot of sea out there…

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About the Author


Graduated with honours in Marine Biology from University of North Wales, Bangor.   He has been extensively published in various marine related magazines over a period of 10 years. During this time he worked in many areas within the marine industry, concentrating on tropical marine biology.


He also worked in remote Indonesia on coral reef re-generation projects. Teaching the local population how to cultivate corals in their natural environment, to help repair damaged coral reefs. (which was where this photo was taken)


He has now settled down to concentrate on his family and is teaching, inspiring the next generation of scientists.