Coral Reef Animals of the Indo-Pacific: Animal Life from Africa to Hawaii Exclusive of the Vertebrates
by Terrence M. Gosliner, David W. Behrens, Gary C. Williams
Paperback, 320 pages.
This is a superb full color book containing over 1100 photographs by 52 photographers, printed on quality art paper. It covers all the invertebrate animals from Anemones to Starfish, with four species per page, each with a color photo, and includes many temperate water species. This scientific field guide is ideal for general identification and knowledge and aimed at the sport diver as well as the more scientifically educated reader. The introduction is particularly superb giving an excellent text on evolution, animal phylogeny, and the formation of coral reefs.