Bonus material includes 20-30 color photographs (in inserts), line drawings, maps, historical quotes, drawings, and figures.
Regional title with national appeal to history, science, adventure, environment and mystery buffs.
Well-connected, he is Tenured Professor of Environmental Science in the Department of Natural Sciences at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and Distinguished Research Scientist with the NOAA Living Marine Resources Cooperative Science Center.
He is an excellent speaker and his research program focuses on ecology and reproductive biology of invertebrates (primarily crabs), and impacts of fishing on fish and invertebrate populations and their habitats.
Of interest to fans of Alaska Reality TV shows and readers interested in environment.
As part of the original discovery grant, a curriculum was developed for middle school classes by a Kodiak teacher, so the book could be used in school classrooms.
He is an accomplished scuba diver with certifications from PADI, NAUI, and NOAA, and writes from personal experience about diving, kayaking, and working and living aboard fishing boats.
Has authored or co-authored over 65 publications and one other book, "King Crabs of the World."