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Reef Life: A Guide to Tropical Marine Life

4.50  ·  Rating Details  ·  14 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
"A practical, up-to-date, comprehensive guidebook for divers, naturalists and students, featuring more than 1000 color photographs of 800 species of ocean life."

From tide pools to coral reefs and the open ocean beyond lies a world abounding with an assortment of colorful fish and fascinating creatures. The lure of the life that inhabits the ocean's reefs and open water is
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Paperback, 616 pages
Published March 8th 2013 by Firefly Books
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Marathon County Public Library MCPL
A treasure trove of information and over 1,000 full-color pix of ocean life around the world, "Reef Life" is eye candy for nature lovers and divers alike. Topping off at 616 pages, Cole's book is brimming with gorgeous pix of dartfish, razorfish, sharks, rays, angelfish, corals, hawkfish, dolphins, grunts, eels, seahorses and so on. Some 800 species of ocean life are covered in all. Cole's book is a wonderful, entertaining guide to the undersea world, the next best thing to strapping on oxygen t ...more
Rob Martz
Sep 28, 2015 Rob Martz rated it really liked it
Great photos, great ideas for taking my own pictures on vacation.
Todd Wilhelm
Jul 22, 2015 Todd Wilhelm rated it it was amazing
Outstanding information and photography.
Jen K.
May 08, 2014 Jen K. rated it it was amazing
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More than just a field guide, this extensive and beautifully illustrated book provides a short course in oceanography. I had wanted to pick up a guide to tropical fish and corals the last time I visited the Caribbean, and I'm so glad I didn't just make an impulse buy of one of the stock field guides stocked in many shops down there. This cost about the same, and it covers every imaginable species while also providing great insights into the ecosystems, interactions, and mysteries of the amazing ...more
Mills College Library
577.789 C6891 2013
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