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New World Publications -- Reef Fish Identification books by Paul Humann and Ned DeLoach. Scuba diving in the Caribbean featuring fish id and fish photos from tropical diving destinations.

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Reef Coral Identification -- 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. -- ISBN# 1-878348-32-9 -- By: Paul Humann -- New World Publications

 

Reef Coral Identification
Florida Caribbean Bahamas
By: Paul Humann

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. The new 2nd edition includes a comprehensive photo-essay of coral diseases and predation and a photo gallery on coral reproduction. If you want to know more about marine plants, we've got them, too; an appendix with descriptions and photos of 100 species of marine plants is included. Improved flexibinding with plastic covers allows book to lie flat.

288 pages

Reef Coral Identification

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Reef Creature Identification -- The scientifically up-dated text, illustrated with more than 660 fascinating photos, is the most comprehensive and beautiful visual ID reference published for marine invertebrates of the Florida Caribbean and Bahamas region. -- ISBN# 1-878348-31-0 -- By: Paul Humann -- New World Publications Reef Creature Identification
Florida Caribbean Bahamas
By: Paul Humann

The book that has been relied on for a decade to identify the weird and wonderful crabs, lobsters, shrimps, jellies, sponges, tunicates and mollusks that inhabit the reefs is now 30 percent larger! Our 2nd edition includes 220 new photos of beautiful shells, outrageously camouflaged crabs, a superb collection of exquisite nudibranchs and the most outrageous octopus ever discovered in the Caribbean!

The scientifically up-dated text, illustrated with more than 660 fascinating photos, is the most comprehensive and beautiful visual ID reference published for marine invertebrates of the Florida Caribbean and Bahamas region.

448 pages

Reef Creature Identification

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Reef Fish Identification 3rd Edition -- The standard fish ID reference for underwater naturalists and marine scientists since 1989 just got better! -- ISBN# 1-878348-30-2 -- By: Paul Humann -- New World Publications

Reef Fish Identification 3rd Edition
Florida Caribbean Bahamas
By: Paul Humann

The enlarged 3rd edition has grown by 20 percent including the addition of more than 100 exciting new fish species. The scientifically up-dated text now boasts 825 classic marine life photographs of 600 common and rare reef fish species. The easy to use, quick-reference format designed for divers makes it a snap to identify the myriad fishes that inhabit the waters of Florida, the Caribbean, Bahamas and now Brazil!

512 pages

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Reef Fish Identification -- Tropical Pacific -- ISBN# 1-878348-36-1 -- By: Paul Humann -- New World Publications Reef Fish Identification
Tropical Pacific

By: Paul Humann

Finally, a comprehensive fish identification guide covering the fish-rich reefs of the Pacific. 2,500 underwater photographs of 2,000 species from four of the best marine life authors/photographers in the business. Their collaboration makes it possible for underwater naturalists to identify fishes from Thailand to Tahiti with a single, compact, easy-to-use, no-nonsense reference. 108 fish families are presented in one of 20 Identification groups based on a family's related visual or behavioral characteristics, such as LargeOval/Colorful or Sand/Burrow Dwellers. Likewise, every effort has been made to group similar appearing species together.

480 pages

Reef Fish Identification -- Tropical Pacific Price: $45.00   add Paul Humann Reef Fish Identification Book -- Tropical Pacific to cart

Snorkeling Guide to Marine Life -- Marine Life Identification Book -- ISBN# 1-878348-10-8 -- By: Paul Humann & Ned DeLoach -- New World Publications Snorkeling Guide to Marine Life
Florida Caribbean Bahamas
By: Paul Humann & Ned DeLoach

You take the family snorkeling, but instead of thanks you get a barrage of wide-eyed questions about all the wonderful things they see. Next time, be ready with the answers. Our Snorkeling Guide to Marine Life will make you an instant underwater naturalist. The 280 color photographs show just about everything you will see in 15 feet of water or less. Snorkelers of any age can quickly learn to identify fish, creatures, plants, and corals with this practical guide.

80 pages

Snorkeling Guide to Marine Life

Price: $14.95   add Paul Humann Snorkeling Guide to Marine Life book to cart


While these are excellent reference materials, in no way should this information be considered a replacement for proper training for the specific type of diving in which you plan to participate.