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Old 16-10-2010, 04:31   #1
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Books of Marine Species

Fishing is one of the most enjoyable activities you can do over the long stretch, and when one comes closer to shore diving and snorkeling are favorites among adults and children. But the key to this joy is knowledge. One must have knowledge of what one sees and captures. A good encyclopedia is necessary.
But I can not find a good encyclopedia of marine life that covers the tropical areas along the equator. I have tried to get the "Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Marine Fish and Sea Creatures" by Derek Hall and Amy-Jane Beer, but I have not succeeded in getting hold of a copy. Does anyone have any good references to books that cover large and small species, jellyfish and other creatures we meet around the equator? Or is it someone who has and will sell Derek Hall's book?

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Old 16-10-2010, 04:48   #2
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Posts: 594 The Illustrated Guide to Marine Fish of The World: A Visual Directory of Sea Life Featuring Over 750 Fabulous Illustrations (9781844765454): Amy-Jane Beer: Books: Reviews, Prices & more

This book?

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Try Abe's Books up in Maine
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Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Marine Fish and Sea Creatures"
You can buy that book brand new on for $15 USD.
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Another book that is wonderful - but I don't have it - is Identfying Whales and Dolphins Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises (9780789489906): Mark Carwardine: Books

Sit on your bow with the book and it would add another dimension!
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Old 22-10-2010, 02:01   #6
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How about
Grant's Guide to Fishes

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