Joe Kraynak holds a Bachelor's degree in creative writing and philosophy and a Master's degree in English literature from Purdue University. He is the author of numerous books and has a lifelong passion for the oceans Kim W. Tetrault received his B.A. from Connecticut College in marine zoology and field biology and M.S. from the University of Rhode Island School of Fisheries, Animal and Veterinary Science. A marine biologist by training, Kim has conducted research in waters worldwide and is currently a marine biology instructor at the Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, New YorkTetrault, Kim W. is the author of 'Complete Idiot's Guide to the Oceans' with ISBN 9780028644622 and ISBN 002864462X.