For over two decades Two Oceans has been the pre-eminent book to which scientists, students, divers and beachcombers turn to identify and learn about marine life, from sponges to whales and seaweeds to dune forests. In this exuberantly colourful, fully revised fourth edition, over 2,000 species are now covered, names and other details have been updated to reflect the latest taxonomy, and many new photographs have been added.
Professor George Branch is world-renowned for his research on rocky shores. Professor Charles Griffiths is internationally known for his research on crustaceans, mussels, linefish and predator-prey interactions on rocky shores. Dr Lynnath Beckley is a dynamic fish biologist, respected for her expertise on the biology of fishes. Margo Branch is a biologist with wide interests and a particular skill in natural history illustration. All four authors have been widely published in the field of natural history.