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Coral Reef Guide

Author : Ewald Lieske
ISBN : 0007159862
Genre : Nature
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Visited by more than a quarter of a million divers each year, the Red Sea is home to many of the world’s most popular dive sites. With no coral bleaching and little pollution, there is both abundant coral growth and fantastic underwater visibility. This beautifully photographed guide covers all the species of underwater life in the Red Sea region that you are likely to encounter while diving or snorkeling. It includes descriptions and photos of more than 1,200 species—fishes, turtles, whales, dolphins, invertebrates and corals, nudibranchs and marine plants—with information on range, behavior, and habitat, a quick-find map of good dive sites, and hundreds of clear color photos taken in natural surroundings.

Red Sea Reef Guide

Author : Helmut Debelius
ISBN : UCSD:31822036514156
Genre : Coral reef animals
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Coral Reef Fishes

Author : Ewald Lieske
ISBN : 0691004811
Genre : Coral reef fishes
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This is a handy guide to all fishes that are likely to be observed by anybody visiting or diving on the coral reefs of the Indo-Pacific and the western Atlantic Oceans to a depth of sixty meters. Accessible to amateur marine life enthusiasts, this book is the first comprehensive guide of its kind. It enables the reader quickly to identify 2,074 species of fish and includes over 2,500 color illustrations depicting the major forms of each species--male, female, immature, or geographical varieties. Here coral reef is used broadly to include areas adjacent to reefs where corals may occur, such as harbors, bays, and rocky tidepools as well as reef-associated habitats such as seagrass beds, sandy expanses, and open rocky bottoms. The text begins with a valuable introduction to such topics as the coral reef environment, habitats, ecology, social interactions, conservation, and dangerous marine fishes. Of particular interest is a section offering pointers on identifying fish. The text proceeds according to region, depicting each species and its varieties, and offering information on its geographic range and where on the coral reef itself the fish may be found. Important identification characteristics are highlighted on every color plate.

Reef Fish Of The Red Sea

Author : Field,
ISBN : 9781317847885
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 65. 59 MB
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First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Reef Guide

Author : Dennis King
ISBN : 1775840182
Genre : Nature
File Size : 29. 71 MB
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The definitive guide to reef life off the eastern coast of southern Africa, it covers all the fishes, corals, nudibranchs and invertebrates you are likely to see.

The Snorkeller S Guide To The Coral Reef

Author : Paddy Ryan
ISBN : 0824816056
Genre : Travel
File Size : 60. 2 MB
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"This book with its easy-to-follow chapter "Learning to Snorkel" is ideal for the novice on the coral reef. It is also an invaluable resource for the more experienced snorkeller. Subsequent chapters deal with the coral animals and reef structure, the plants, worms, mollusks, echinoderms, crustacea, fishes, and reptiles. First aid and photographic hints are also covered. The more than 200 color photographs have substantial captions detailing unusual or interesting features of the plant and animal life of the reef ecosystem. Looking at the book's gorgeous photos of fantastic coral formations and exotic sea creatures will be enough to lure you into the water with a mask and snorkel... Valuable to ocean lovers anywhere." --Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Reef Life

Author : Brandon Cole
ISBN : 1770851909
Genre : Nature
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Discusses what coral reefs are, what makes them unique, where they are found, what plants and animals make up their food webs, and what impact humans have on these fragile ecosystems.

Reef Fishes And Corals Of The Red Sea

Author : Peter Harrison
ISBN : UCSD:31822029722741
Genre : Coral reef ecology
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A new and updated edition of this popular title. Visitors are astonished at the profusion of marine life that exists in this biodiversity hot-spot, which encompasses Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti and Yemen. This concise, easy-to-follow field guide to 250 species of fish, corals and marine invertebrates is an essential companion for anyone interested in this fascinating underwater world, from the casual snorkeller to the most experienced diver. It includes stunning colour photographs of each species, as well as concise and informative text and at-a-glance symbols summarising habitat, diet and behaviour. A visual key to fish families at the start of the book aids the quick location and identification of species.

The Red Sea Ecosystem And Fisheries

Author : Dawit Tesfamichael
ISBN : 9789401774352
Genre : Science
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This book is the first comprehensive coverage of Red Sea fisheries to inform researchers and decision makers. The Red Sea is a geologically young sea, but also an area with the oldest record of human sea food exploitation. Examining the fisheries of the Red Sea has become extremely important to understand the ecosystem and the direct human impact of fishing on Red Sea ecosystems. This volume gives extensive data on different fisheries sectors identified and described for each country bordering the Red Sea. Furthermore, its catch and specific composition is also described over the period 1950 to 2010. Combined with the ecosystem model this useful information can uniquely help managing fisheries and ecosystems of the Red Sea.

Fishes Of The Great Barrier Reef And Coral Sea

Author : John E. Randall
ISBN : 0824818954
Genre : Nature
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Illustrated with colour underwater photographs, this reference work covers over 1000 species of fish. The fish are divided into family sections based on the traditional system of phylogeny, and each family is introduced with information on food habits, reproduction and distribution.

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