Photo Guide to Fishes of the Maldives. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Despite the reputation of the Maldives as being a world-class diving destination, this is the first really comprehensive fish guide specifically aimed at these islands. More than 50 new species for the Maldives are published for the first time and, with over 1100 superb underwater photographs that include almost every fish that divers are likely to see, this book is the perfect guide to check on that mystery' fish after each dive. The book is compact, easy to use and a handy size to carry to dive locations. The introduction explains the basics of fish-science, behaviour and evolution and there are detailed drawings on fish features, shapes and colour patterns. To assist divers, an innovative concept is used to allow easy retrieval and identification of species. Small silhouettes of the families are distributed as thumbprints throughout the book and families are color coded for quick access. Whilst text for each species is brief, it describes points of interest and differences between similar species. This book portrays the fishes from this respected author's practical point of view and divers can expect to learn a great deal from this valuable reference.
From the Publisher: Rudie Kuiter is a well known fish expert with a number of books to his credit. He accepted Atoll Edition's invitation to visit the Maldives and during the course of his visits was able to photograph all the known species of reef fishand more. His work was complemented by the efforts of Toshi Kozawa, Neville Coleman and Jrg Aebi and he was able to utilise the efforts of other expert photographers including: Mustag Hussain, Roger Steene, Charles Anderson, Jack Randall, Jerry Allen, Scott Michael, Helmut Debelius and Herwarth Voigtmann. Between them, 50 new species of fish for the Maldives were recorded. Rudie was determined to compile the book from his own expert point of view and everything, from the selection of photos to the layout and scanning, is the result of Rudie's own efforts. The result, Photo Guide to Fishes of the Maldives' is the first really comprehensive book on reef fishes of the Maldives. The book has been well received and Rudie's informative and easy to read style has struck a cord with both beginner and expert divers. Divers these days are more educated and Rudie's eye for detail and thorough research has made this book an extremely useful reference book for divers.
Title: Photo Guide to Fishes of the Maldives
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Atoll Editions, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Minor shelf wear Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0007589325
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR001646380
Book Description Atoll Editions 1998-04-01, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: good. 1st. 1876410183. Bookseller Inventory # 683667
Book Description Atoll Editions, 1998. Book Condition: very good. Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Bookseller Inventory # 9781876410186-3
Book Description Atoll Editions, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # P021876410183
Book Description Atoll Editions, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: Like New. Almost new condition. Bookseller Inventory # P011876410183
Book Description Atoll Editions, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111876410183
Book Description Atoll Editions, Apollo Bay, 2002. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Reprinted. 257pp., Pictorial full colour photographic covers with light creasing and hint of corner wear to panels- some page corners creased, col. mapped frontis. & col. illust. title-page, about the Maldives, col. plts. & illust. & text, full col. photos, diags., drawings, index to families and species. Many of the photographs taken for this book represent new records for the Maldives. In all, about 1,200 photographs were used, illustrating almost 700 species. Size: Large Octavo. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 003512
Book Description Atoll Editions, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. 1st. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Bookseller Inventory # 1876410183
Book Description Atoll Editions., Victoria, Australia., 1998. 8vo. pp 257. Very slight edgewear. VG copy. First Edition. Wraps. Bookseller Inventory # 58916