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Download and read online Reef Creature Identification in PDF and EPUB Comprehensive photographic guide for the visual identification of corals, marine plants and marine life.
Download and read online Reef Creature Identification 3rd Edition in PDF and EPUB First published in 1992, this guide has been significantly expanded in a new 3rd edition. The popular, user-friendly field guide, covering all major groups of marine invertebrates encountered by divers on coral reefs and adjacent habitats, has grown to include 900 species beautifully documented with more than 1200 underwater photographs -- nearly doubling the total in the previous editions. Les Wilk has joined Paul Humann and Ned DeLoach authoring the comprehensive new edition.
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