A Diver's Guide to Reef Life is set to become the indispensable companion for reef divers wishing to identify, photograph or learn about the myriad of fascinating creatures who inhabit the world's tropical reefs and mangroves.
The 1200 definitive and concise descriptions are drawn from the authors' first-hand experiences and are also accompanied by stunningly clear and detailed photographs, facilitating the identification of species. In addition, the authors also impart advice on how to use underwater cameras to capture beautiful images such as those presented within.
Written by Andrea and Antonella Ferrari, authors of the highly popular A Diver's Guide to Underwater Malaysia Macrolife and Oceani Segreti, which was awarded the prestigious World Grand Prize at the Underwater Image Festival at Antibes.
"The photos throughout the book are absolutely mesmerizing [...] The colors are so rich and the details are so amazing in these photos, that you'll wonder if this is a taxonomic guide or an underwater photography how-to [...] an absolute must-have for any diver who has eyes and plans on using them while diving [...] No marine guide in the world will excite you with this much color and fascinate you with this much information"
– Willy Volk, wetpixel.com, October 2006
"A stunning tropical marine life reference guide which is bursting at the seams with outstanding photographs"
– Jane Morgan, DIVE Magazine, December 2006
"This work is truly a must for all that are interested in the underwater creatures that inhabit our tropical waters"
– Bob Goemans, Saltcorner.com, October 2006
"As essential as your passport on every dive trip from the Red Sea to the Caribbean and Indo-Pacific"
– Claudia Pellarini, SUBMERGE Magazine, October 2006
" [...] a truly comprehensive work, and probably the only reef guide most divers will need to take with them on a trip. "
– Tim Ecott, Divernet