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Reef Fishes, Corals and Invertebrates of the South China Sea Including Thailand, Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Taiwan, Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

By: Elizabeth Wood and Michael Aw

144 pages, 300 col photos, 60 b/w illus

New Holland Publishers

Paperback | Jan 2002 | #117332 | ISBN: 1859748910
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Comprehensive guide to 275 species containing colour photos, identification details and at-a-glance information on a spectacular array of fish, corals and invertebrates to be found in the waters stretching from Thailand to Indonesia.


Introduction; External Features of Fishes; Identification Groups and Pictorial Guide to Families; Seagrasses; Turtle Grass 20; Algae; Green Algae; Brown Algae; Red Algae 24; Invertebrates; Sponges; Cnidarians; Hydrozoans; Gorgonians; Anemones; Zoanthids; Corallimorpharians; Scleractinian Corals; Antipatharia; Jellyfish; Worms; Molluscs; Crustaceans; Bryozoans; Echinoderms; Ascidians 66; Fish; Sharks; Rays; Eels; Tarpon; Silversides; Lizardfish; Clingfish; Toadfish; Anglerfish; Squirrelfish and soldierfish; Trumpetfish; Seahorses and pipefish; Scorpionfish; Gurnards; Groupers; Soapfish; Hamlets; Basslets; Cardinalfish; Hawkfish; Bigeyes; Tilefish; Snooks; Remoras; Jacks; Snappers; Grunts; Porgies 104; Drums; Goatfish; Sweepers; Chub; Spadefish; Butterflyfish; Angelfish; Damselfish; Wrasse; Parrotfish; Jawfish; Barracuda; Triplefins; Blennies; Gobies; Surgeonfish; Flounders; Triggerfish; Filefish; Trunkfish; Pufferfish; Porcupinefish; Turtles; Green Turtle; Hawksbill Turtle; Dolphins; Bottlenose Dolphin; Glossary; Index

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Dr Elizabeth Wood is a marine biological consultant, and Coral Reef Conservation Specialist at the Marine Conservation Society. She is a diver and underwater photographer with particular research interests in reef ecology, fish behaviour and the biology of corals. She is also the author of Reef Fishes, Corals and Invertebrates of the Caribbean, Including Bermuda. She lives in Hampshire. Michael AW is a highly respected marine photographer. His images have won numerous awards, including the prestigious Superb Close-Up award from the 1995 Nikon International Photo Contest. Michael has made over 39 field trips to Indonesia, and his publication Beneath Bunaken, was selected as a Gift of State. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

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