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    DescriptionRevealing the fascinating wealth of sea life in the Mediterranean, this compact and easy-to-follow guidebook is illustrated with colour photographs taken in many exotic locations. It contains individual descriptions of 289 species of fishes, coral and invertebrates, arranged in taxonomic order and spanning all genera. It covers the waters around Gibraltar, Spain, France, Monaco, Corsica, Sardinia, Italy, Croatia, Greece, Crete, Cyprus, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Egypt, Lybia, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco, and is designed to be of practical use to divers, snorkellers and underwater photographers. The introduction includes information on limited occurrence of reef formations and their conservation, tips on holiday planning and specific recommended sites.


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    Title
    Sea Fishes and Invertebrates of the Mediterranean
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lawson Wood
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 142 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 281 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781843301042
    ISBN 10: 1843301040
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SCP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.2
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QSM
    BIC subject category V2: WNCS1
    BISAC V2.8: NAT012000
    DC22: 597.17738
    LC classification: QL621
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    Thema V1.0: WNCS1
    Illustrations note
    300 colour photographs, 60 b&w line drawings, map, glossary, index
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    New Holland Publishers Ltd
    Publication date
    01 October 2002
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Lawson Wood is an award-winning underwater photographer and author. Well respected in international diving circles, he is the founder of the first marine nature reserve in his native Scotland and a founder member of the Marine Conservation Society. Lawson was also the first person to become a Fellow of both the Royal Photographic Society and British Institute of Professional Photographers solely for underwater photography. He is the author and photographer of a number of New Holland titles including The Dive Sites of the Bahamas and photographer of Reef Fishes, Corals and Invertebrates of the Caribbean.
    Table of contents
    Sea Fishes and Invertebrates of the Mediterranean consists of individual descriptions of 289 species of fishes, corals and invertebrates, arranged in taxonomic order and spanning all genera. It covers the waters around Gibraltar, Spain, France, Monaco, Corsica, Sardinia, Italy, Croatia, Greece, Crete, Cyprus, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Egypt, Lybia, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco. Each species is illustrated with one or more colour photographs, showing - where important - differences of sex, age and colour phase. The introduction includes information on limited occurrence of reef formations and their conservation, useful tips on holiday planning, and specific recommended sites. In addition, there are illustrations to assist with the identification of fish families and a colour map of the region which shows all principal diving areas. Introduction; External Features of Fishes; Identification Groups and Pictorial; Guide to Families; Plants; Seagrasses, Algae; Invertebrates; Sponges, Cnidarians, Bryozoans, Worms, Molluscs, Crustaceans, Echinoderms, Ascidians; Fish; Sharks, Rays, Eels, Pipefish, Snipefish, Lizardfish, Anglerfish, Scorpionfish, Groupers, Cardinalfish, Jacks, Barracuda, Grey Mullet, Drum, Damselfish, Goatfish or Mullet, Picarel, Smelt, Bream, Wrasse, Parrotfish, Dragonet, Gurnard, Blenny, Stargazer, Weaverfish, Gobies, Codfish, Flounder; Other Vertebrates; Turtles, Dolphins; Glossary; Index