Handy Pocket Guide to Tropical Coral Reef Fishes

Author: Gerald Allen

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 64

View: 850

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:

Category: Cooking

Page: 64

View: 171

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:

Category: Nature

Page: 64

View: 667

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:

Category: Nature

Page: 64

View: 135

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:

Category: Nature

Page: 64

View: 851

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:

Category: Nature

Page: 64

View: 776

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.

The Natural Guide to Bali

Enjoy Nature, Meet the People, Make a Difference

Author: Anne Gouyon

Publisher: Equinox Pub

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 447

View: 619

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

A Personal Map for Your Masculine Journey

Author: Paul Humann

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 22

View: 276

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

An Introduction to Coastal Oceanography for the Amateur Naturalist

Author: William T. Fox

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 317

View: 413

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