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Sea Fishes of the Mediterranean Sea: Including Marine Invertebrates

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

By: Lawson Wood (Author)

128 pages, 300 colour photos, 60 b/w line drawings, 1 map

New Holland Publishers

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Sea Fishes of the Mediterranean

This book has been reissued under the Bloomsbury imprint

NHBS Price: £12.99 $16/€15 approx
Paperback | Aug 2011 | Edition: 2 | #191179 | ISBN-13: 9781780090504
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About this book

This is the second edition of this popular title. Sea Fishes of the Mediterranean Sea is the first book of its kind and reveals the fascinating wealth of sea life found in this diverse, but little-documented region. This compact and easy-to-follow guidebook, illustrated with many specially-commissioned colour photographs taken in a number of unique and exotic locations, is an essential companion for anyone interested in the marine life of the many seas that make up the Mediterranean Sea. Designed to be of utmost practical use to divers, snorkellers, and underwater photographers, Sea Fishes of the Mediterranean Sea will be welcomed by the increasing number of visitors to the Mediterranean, which has become one of the most popular dive destinations in the world. It covers Gibraltar, Spain, France, Monaco, Corsica, Sardinia, Italy, Malta, Croatia, Greece, Crete, Cyprus, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco.


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External Features of Fishes
Identification Groups
and Pictorial
Guide to Families

- Seagrasses
- Algae

- Sponges
- Cnidarians
- Bryozoans
- Worms
- Molluscs
- Crustaceans
- Echinoderms
- Ascidians

- Sharks
- Rays
- Eels
- Pipefish
- Snipefish
- Lizardfish
- Anglerfish
- Scorpionfish
- Groupers
- Cardinalfish
- Jacks
- Barracuda
- Grey Mullet
- Drum
- Damselfish
- Goatfish or Mullet
- Picarel
- Smelt
- Bream
- Wrasse,
- Parrotfish
- Dragonet
- Gurnard
- Blenny
- Stargazer
- Weaverfish
- Gobies
- Codfish
- Flounder

Other Vertebrates
- Turtles
- Dolphins


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Lawson Wood is an award-winning underwater photographer and author. Well respected in international diving circles, he is the founder of the first marine nature reserve in his native Scotland and a founder member of the Marine Conservation Society. Lawson was also the first person to become a Fellow of both the Royal Photographic Society and British Institute of Professional Photographers solely for underwater photography. He is the author and photographer of a number of New Holland titles including The Dive Sites of the Bahamas and photographer of Reef Fishes, Corals and Invertebrates of the Caribbean.

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