Science fiction on, under, about the sea

I originally compiled this list for the publication of Blueheart.

  • Kobo Abe Inter Ice Age 4, 1959 trans 1970.
  • Piers Anthony Mercycle, 1991.
  • Toni Anzetti Typhon’s Children, 1999.
  • T.J. Bass The Godwhale, 1974.
  • James Blish “Surface Tension”, 1952.
  • James Blish and Norman L. Knight A Torrent of Faces, 1967.
  • John Boyd “The Girl and the Dolphin”, 1973.
  • David Brin Startide Rising, 1983.
  • Kenneth Bulmer City Under the Sea, 1957.
  • Kenneth Bulmer Beyond the Silver Sky, 1961.
  • Arthur C. Clarke Dolphin Island, 1963.
  • Arthur C. Clarke The Deep Range, 1957.
  • Hal Clement Ocean on Top, 1973.
  • Stanton A. Coblentz The Sunken World, 1928/1949.
  • Michael J. Coney Neptune’s Cauldron, 1981.
  • Richard Cowper Profundis.
  • Gordon R. Dickson The Space Swimmers, 1967.
  • Frank Herbert Under Pressure (The Dragon in the Sea), 1956.
  • Lee Hoffman The Caves of Karst, 1969.
  • Alexander Jablokov A Deeper Sea, 1992.
  • Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore (writing as Laurence O’Donnell) Fury,1950.
  • Robert Merle The Day of the Dolphin, 1967 trans 1969.
  • Roy Meyers Dolphin Boy, 1967.
  • Maureen McHugh Half the Day is Night, 1994.
  • Vonda McIntyre Starfarersand sequels.
  • Ted Mooney Easy Travel to Other Planets, 1981.
  • Ruth Park My Sister Sif
  • Frederick Pohl and Jack Williamson Undersea Quest, 1954.
  • Frederick Pohl and Jack Williamson Land’s End, 1988.
  • Joe Poyer Operation Mallaca, 1968.
  • Margaret St. Clair The Dolphins of Altair, 1967.
  • Carol Severance. Reefsong, 1991.
  • Robert Silverberg “Ishmael in Love”, 1970.
  • Robert Silverberg The Face of the Waters, 1995(?).
  • Joan Slonczewski A Door Into Ocean, 1986.
  • Leo Szilard “The Voice of the Dolphin”.
  • Lisa Tuttle “From a Sinking Ship”. In Despatches from the Frontiers of the Female Mind, Jen Green and Sarah Lefanu, eds., 1985.
  • Sydney J. Van Scyoc Drowntide, 1987.
  • Sydney J. Van Scyoc Deepwater Dreams, 1991.
  • Jules Verne 20 000 Leagues Under the Sea, 1870.
  • Ian Watson The Jonah Kit, 1975.
  • Peter Watts Starfish, 1999.
  • Dennis Wheatley They Found Atlantis, 1936.
  • James White The Watch Below, 1966.
  • Edward Willett Marseguro
  • Edward Willett Terra Insegura
  • Jack Williamson The Green Girl.
  • Stephen Wul Temple of the Past, 1958 trans 1973.
  • Roger Zelazny “Kjwalll’kje’k'koothailll’kej’k”.

Compiled with the aid of The Science Fiction Book of Lists Maxim Jakubowski and Malcom Edwards, 1981, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction John Clute and Peter Nicholls, 1993, and Under the Sea and The Clone Page (Fiction and movies about cloning and genetic engineering in SF) from The Ultimate Science Fiction Web Guide, and Cetacean Fiction, fiction about whales.