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World Atlas of Coral Reefs World Atlas of Coral Reefs
by Mark D. Spalding, Corinna Ravilious, Edmund P. Green

"With wonderful maps and easy-to-understand text, it's destined to become the standard reference for divers, marine biologists and armchair adventurers who just want to learn more about this precious and fascinating ecosystem." - A reader

Corals: A Quick Reference Guide Corals: A Quick Reference Guide
(Oceanographic Series)
by Julian Sprung

A comprehensive field guide for aquarists, divers and naturalists, with detailed full color photographs of hundreds of species, encompassing the majority of coral genera one is likely to encounter on reefs around the world.

Coral Seas Coral Seas
by Roger Steene (Photographer)

"This is a must-have coffee table book for any sea life or aquarium enthusiast. It is packed with spectacular full-color photos of the many beautiful, unusual & fascinating creatures of the reef. A vast array of fish & invertebrates are included." - A reader

Reef Coral Identification: Florida, Caribbean, Bahamas Reef Coral Identification: Florida, Caribbean, Bahamas
by Paul Humann, Ned Deloach

"The book lists virtually all types of corals including Algae, black corals, brain, lace, cactus, cup, boulder, fire, fleshy, etc. Each entry has an excellent picture, the name, family, size, depth, and other information. The pictures alone are worth the cost of the book!" - A reader

A Field Guide to Coral Reefs : Caribbean and Florida A Field Guide to Coral Reefs : Caribbean and Florida
(Peterson Field Guides)
by Eugene H. Kaplan, Susan L. Kaplan (Illustrator), Roger Tory Peterson

Now available in paperback, this field guide introduces readers to a world of riotous color, magnificent beauty and fascinating animal life. It shows how to identify quickly and accurately the common inhabitants of the reefs. More than 500 species are covered.

Indo-Pacific Coral Reef Field Guide Indo-Pacific Coral Reef Field Guide
by Gerald R. Allen, Roger Steene
Reef Fish & Life
The Reef Set: Reef Fish, Reef Creature and Reef Coral The Reef Set: Reef Fish, Reef Creature and Reef Coral
(3 Volumes Boxed)
by Paul Humann, Ned Deloach

"The definitive bible of underwater fish, creature, and coral identification in the Caribbean. A staple in all Caribbean resorts, and liveaboard dive boats. A MUST have." - A reader

Reef Fishes Volume 1

Reef Fishes Volume 1
by Scott W. Michael

Covering 68 families and thousands of species, Reef Fishes is an authoritative guide designed to be a lifelong reference for saltwater aquarists, divers, and amateur reef naturalists. This volume covers coral reef habitats and fish families, with detailed information on major groups.

Coral Reef Fishes Coral Reef Fishes
by Ewald Lieske, Robert Myers

If you're a scuba-diving or tropical-fish enthusiast, you'll want this well-illustrated, comprehensive guide to the reef fishes of the Caribbean, the Indian Ocean, and the Pacific, where creatures with lime skeletons form giant underwater structures.

Pisces Guide to Watching Fishes/Understanding Coral Reef Fish Behavior Pisces Guide to Watching Fishes/Understanding Coral Reef Fish Behavior
by Roberta Wilson, James Q. Wilson

"This book is outstanding on so many levels... It has a basic intro to coral reef biology and to the fishes. It then goes on to discus the various aspect of fish life. Eating, breeding, various interactions are all covered. Look for the parts on schooling and social life of coral reef fishes. etc... The authors manage to bring a large body of scientific reference material together and make it accessible to anyone interested in coral reef fishes." - A reader

Reef Creature Identification: Florida, Caribbean, Bahamas Reef Creature Identification: Florida, Caribbean, Bahamas
by Paul Humann, Ned Deloach

"The book lists virtually all types of creatures including anemones, barnacles, jellyfish, flatworms, crabs, shrimp, octopuses, urchins, and much, much more! Each entry has an excellent picture, the name, family, size, depth, and other detailed information. The pictures alone are worth the cost of the book!" - A reader

Reef Fish Behavior : Florida, Caribbean, Bahamas Reef Fish Behavior : Florida, Caribbean, Bahamas
by Ned Deloach, Paul Humann (Photographer)

"RFB ably illustrates and explains the fish actions commonly observed by divers and snorkelers. This volume will increase the novice's understanding and enjoyment of the aquatic environment. The pictures are excellent and the author nicely translates scientific jargon to readability." - A reader

Reef Fishes, Corals and Invertebrates of the Caribbean Reef Fishes, Corals and Invertebrates of the Caribbean
by Elizabeth Wood, Lawson Wood

This concise, easy-to-use, full color identification guide explores the extraordinary array of sea life found throughout the reefs of Florida, northern gulf of Mexico, Central America, Caribbean Islands, Windward Islands, Leeward Islands, Netherlands Antilles, and Bermuda.

Reef Fish Identification : Galapagos Reef Fish Identification : Galapagos
by Paul Humann (Editor), Ned Deloach (Editor)

"Humann's marine ID books are some of the best I've seen. They are easy to read, and use, there is enough biological data for the more-than-enthusiast diver or snorkeler, and I really enjoyed the species check list in the back of the book." - A reader

Coral Reef Animals of the Indo-Pacific Coral Reef Animals of the Indo-Pacific
Animal Life from Africa to Hawaii Exclusive of the Vertebrates
by Terrence M. Gosliner, David W. Behrens, Gary C. Williams

This new field guide will describe approximately l,000 species of invertebrates and tunicates that are found in the Central and Western Pacific and Indian Oceans. The narrative for each species will include a description of the animal and discuss its natural history and distribution. The photographs for this field guide have been contributed by 36 of the world's best underwater photographers.

Hawaiian Reef Fish : The Identification Book Hawaiian Reef Fish : The Identification Book
by Casey Mahaney

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