Allen Steene 1994

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Reference Details
Type: Book
Title: Indo-Pacific coral reef field guide
Author(s): Allen, G.R. (Gerald R.) and Steene, R. (Roger)
Cover Image: Allen Steene 1994.jpg
Publisher: Tropical Reef Research
City: Singapore
Year: 1994
Physical Description: 378 p. : col. ill., map. ; 22 cm.
ISBN: 9810056877 (paperback)
Content Details
Blurb: Explore … the exciting realm of nature’s exquisite masterpiece, the living coral reef. Form the shores of Hawaii to the Red Sea and all points between this comprehensive volume is designed for divers, beachcombers, marine aquarists, or just plain nature lovers. Containing 1,800 color illustrations, it provides quick and easy identification of commonly encountered coral reef organisms from seaweeds to dolphins. This handsome reference was specifically prepared to cater for the traveller … very compact, yet providing in-depth coverage. It will certainly add another dimension to your coral reef holiday.
Table of Contents: Introduction

Marine Plants

Foraminiferida

Sponges

Jellyfish

Hydrozoans

Sea anemones

Corals

Soft corals and sea fans

Marine worms

Crustaceans

Sea shells

Nudibranchs and sea slugs

Cephalopods

Bryozoans

Sea stars

Brittle stars

Feather stars

Sea urchins

Holothurians

Ascidians

Fishes

Sea snakes

Turtles

Sea birds

Mammals

Index of common names


Index of scientific names
Summary: Photographs and scientific names of the more conspicuous organisms that will be found on a coral reef.
Review
Rating: 6
Audience: Beginner
Comments: Not really needed, but not bad to flick through to assist with identifications. Not a lot of text, but that which is there is basic and general. Great colour photographs covering most pages.
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