228 pages (6" x 9") Water Resistant Plastic Covers
Detailed sample page from the book
Full of information, yet the perfect size to add to your dive bag and take with you
The Perfect Underwater Coral Identification Book....
You know the fishes and can identify the reef critters, but what about the animals that actually form a coral reef? Existing in an abundance of colors and intriguing shapes, these animals are worth a closer look. 530 classic photographs of living specimens and the most current scientific classifications help identify virtually every species of stony coral, gorgonian, fire coral and black coral inhabiting the tropical western Atlantic.
This new 2nd edition includes a comprehensive photo-essay of coral diseases and predation along with a photo gallery on coral reproduction. If you want to know more about marine plants, this book has them too. Also included is an appendix with descriptions and photos of 100 species of marine plants.
If that isn't enough, this 2nd edition also comes with the new and improved flexibinding that features plastic covers which allow the book to lie flat.