Handy Pocket Guide to Tropical Coral Reef Fishes

Author: Gerald Allen
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462907281
Release Date: 2014-11-04
Genre: Nature

Learn the essentials of tropical fish with this useful and portable reference book. The tremendous abundance of fish seen during a single scuba dive or snorkeling session in the tropics is just staggering. Indeed in some areas there are dozens of species inhabiting only one or two hectares of reef. But whether you get underwater, view marine life from the comfort of a glass-bottomed boat or just visit an aquarium, Handy Pocket Guide to Tropical Coral Reef Fishes provides an excellent introduction to 68 of the most commonly encountered tropical reef fishes. Written by Dr. Gerald Allen, international authority on reef fishes, it features stunning color shots by some of the world's best underwater photographers. Periplus Handy Pocket Guides are practical field guides, useful for identifying various natural objects ranging from plants and animals to gemstones and seashells. Each page of each title throughout the series is filled with clear, precise photographs and informative text. Scientific and local language names are given.

Handy Pocket Guide to Tropical Fruits

Author: Wendy Hutton
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462907311
Release Date: 2012-10-14
Genre: Cooking

Learn the essentials of tropical and Asian fruits with this useful and portable reference book. Handy Pocket Guide to Tropical Fruits introduces approximately 40 frit species commonly found in the Tropics. Each exotic item is described in detail and its country of origin and areas of growth are discussed. Culinary uses are given, with tips on how to produce the best flavors, and the book ends with a number of mouth-watering fruit recipes. Illustrated with beautiful color photographs, this book is a must for lovers of tropical tastes. Periplus Handy Pocket Guides are practical field guides, useful for identifying various natural objects ranging from plants and animals to gemstones and seashells. Each page of each title throughout the series is filled with clear, precise photographs and informative text. Scientific and local language names are given.

Handy Pocket Guide to Tropical Plants

Author: Elisabeth Chan
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462907298
Release Date: 2012-10-14
Genre: Nature

Learn all about tropical plants and flowers with this with this useful and portable reference book. This handy field guide introduces approximately 60 plant species found in the Tropics. Trees, shrubs, flowers and fruits are all presented in full color. Included are exotic and beautiful blooms, plants with utilitarian uses and some of the more extraordinary members of the plant kingdom. Each entry is described in detail, and the expert botanical information is included, along with interesting historical anecdotes. This book will delight lovers of tropical flora. Periplus Handy Pocket Guides are practical field guides, useful for identifying various natural objects ranging from plants and animals to gemstones and seashells. Each page of each title throughout the series is filled with clear, precise photographs and informative text. Scientific and local language names are given.

Handy Pocket Guide to Asian Gemstones

Author: Carol Clark
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462907267
Release Date: 2012-11-13
Genre: Nature

Learn the essentials of Asian gemstones with this useful and portable reference book. Gemstones, both mythical and real, are deeply embedded in the arts, religions and cultures of Asia. This handy pocket guide provides an excellent introduction to the full range of superb gemstones mined and processed in the region, their physical characteristics, historical importance and countries of origin. Stunning color photographs and informative text by noted writer on gemstones Carol Clark, will delight both gem collectors and lovers of fine jewelry alike. Periplus Handy Pocket Guides are practical field guides, useful for identifying various natural objects ranging from plants and animals to gemstones and seashells. Each page of each title throughout the series is filled with clear, precise photographs and informative text. Scientific and local language names are given.

Handy Pocket Guide to Tropical Seashells

Author: Pauline Fiene-Severns
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462907304
Release Date: 2012-10-30
Genre: Nature

Learn about the many kids of tropical seashells with this useful and portable reference book. This handy pocket guide introduces 170 mollusk species found in Southeast Asia. These fascinating shelled animals vary greatly in shape and size, with equally diverse behaviors. As a quick reference to those families of mollusks most frequently encountered, together with the informative text and delightful color photographs for easy identification, this book is a "must" for beachcombers and underwater enthusiasts. Periplus Handy Pocket Guides are practical field guides, useful for identifying various natural objects ranging from plants and animals to gemstones and seashells. Each page of each title throughout the series is filled with clear, precise photographs and informative text. Scientific and local language names are given.

Handy Pocket Guide to Orchids

Author: David P. Banks
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462907274
Release Date: 2012-11-13
Genre: Nature

Learn all about beautiful orchids with this useful and portable flower reference book. This handy field guide provides an excellent introduction to over 120 exotic orchid species found in Thailand, many unique to the region. Included are full-color photographs of their extraordinary beautiful blooms and a wealth of expert botanical information. The photographs and text by David Banks, noted authority on tropical orchids, will delight orchid lovers the world over. Periplus Handy Pocket Guides are practical field guides, useful for identifying various natural objects ranging from plants and animals to gemstones and seashells. Each page of each title throughout the series is filled with clear, precise photographs and informative text. Scientific and local language names are given.

Ethiopia Eritrea Djibouti

Author: Frances Linzee Gordon
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015054255644
Release Date: 2000-01
Genre: Travel

This guide explores the region's national parks, historical sites, tribal villages, modern cities and old monasteries. It contains practical advice for independent travellers, covering getting around and where to stay. It also offers details of the region's tribes and languages.

The Natural Guide to Bali

Author: Anne Gouyon
Publisher: Equinox Pub
ISBN: UOM:39015067727605
Release Date: 2005-01
Genre: Nature

Experience and explore the Islands of the Gods - naturally. This guidebook leads the traveller away from the busy beaches and tourist traps to exquisite rice paddies and pristine seashores. The Natural Guide to Bali is the first of a series of guide books dedicated to the appreciation and respect of nature and people. Brought to you by the Bumi Kita Foundation, the book is written by a team of ecologists and anthropologists with contributions by Balinese journalists, sociologists and artists who cast a loving but critical eye over their island. Discover the best of Bali's diving, surfing, sailing, hiking and bird watching. Read about treks to mysterious temples, hidden waterfalls and active volcanoes. Meet the people of Bali at work and play in their own villages. Learn the secrets of Balinese dancing, gong playing, painting and cooking. The Natural Guide to Bali is packed with stunning photos, maps and essays by some of the most well-known Bali insiders. This fascinating guidebook also includes accurate and detailed descriptions of over 300 boutique hotels, family homestays, eco-lodges and friendly cafes.

Reef Fish in A Pocket Tropical Pacific

Author: Paul Humann
Publisher:
ISBN: 1878348213
Release Date: 2000
Genre:

Waterproof field guide to the Tropical Pacific region designed for divers and snorkelers. Printed on waterproof paper, 22 pages bound with stainless steel staples. 122 species.

At the Sea s Edge

Author: William T. Fox
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0130497835
Release Date: 1983
Genre: Science

Examines the geology of coasts and discusses the organisms and ecology of beaches, rocky coasts, barrier islands, salt marshes, and coral reefs

Explorers Journal

Author: Ernest Ingersoll
Publisher:
ISBN: UCSD:31822009503251
Release Date: 1982
Genre: Explorers


Diving and Snorkelling Guide to Tropical Marine Life of the Indo Pacific

Author: Matthias Bergbauer
Publisher: John Beaufoy Pub
ISBN: 1909612340
Release Date: 2014-06-19
Genre: Nature

This handy pocket guide enables divers and snorkelers to identify more than 270 of the most common species of marine life likely to be encountered in and around the coral reefs of the Indo-Pacific region, including fish, reptiles and amphibians, and invertebrates. Each species featured is illustrated with an outstanding colour photograph, accompanied by a species description covering nomenclature, size, habits, and distribution. The Indo-Pacific region, encompassing the Indian and western Pacific Oceans, includes the major diving destinations of the Red Sea, the Maldives, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, the Great Barrier Reef, Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia, and accounts for 92% of the world's coral reefs. This guidebook shows the species that divers and snorkelers are really likely to encounter - it's the essential companion for every diving expedition.

A Pocket Guide to Sharks of the World

Author: David A. Ebert
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691165998
Release Date: 2015-03-01
Genre: Nature

Published in the United Kingdom and European Union in 2014 by Wild Nature Press.