Please note, this is a reissue of Reef Fishes of South-East Asia, formerly on the natural history list of New Holland publishers.
Visitors to South-East Asia are usually astonished at the profusion of marine life that exists in this biodiversity hot-spot. Reef Fishes of South-East Asia is a comprehensive and easy-to-follow guide to this rich diversity. Covering the waters off the coasts of Thailand, Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Taiwan, Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines, this compact book, illustrated with vibrant colour photographs, is an essential companion for anyone interested in the undersea world, from the casual snorkeller to the most experienced diver.
It includes concise descriptions of 270 species of fish, corals and invertebrates, accompanied by 300 full-colour photographs, and information on habitat, diet and behaviour. Clear line drawings are provided for quick identification of fish families, and a short introduction covers reef conservation and practical tips to help you get the most out of your visit to the region.
Elizabeth Wood is a marine biologist who has been studying wildlife in the region for more than 20 years. She is the Coral Reef Conservation Officer for the Marine Conservation Society and is based in Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, UK.
Michael Aw is a renowned underwater wildlife photographer with more than 25 years' experience. He has won many awards for his work and is the founding director of OceanEnvironment, a charity devoted to the conservation of marine habitats.