Scuba Diving Panama
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Diving Panama Articles - Land Based
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|Thumbs Down: Gamboa Tours, Panama, 2/09|
|Thumbs Down: Scuba Coiba and Coiba National Park, Panama, 4/08|
|Scuba Coiba, Panama, Pacific Coast, from penal colony to protected marine site, 5/07|
|On the Run in Panama, 3/07|
|Scuba Coiba, Santa Catalina, Panama, still unspoiled ... for now, 3/06||
Panama Dive Reviews
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Editor's Book Picks for Scuba Diving Panama
The books below are my favorites about diving in this part of the
world All books are available at a significant discount from Amazon.com;
just follow the links. -- BD
Reef Life: A Must Have Guide to Tropical Marine Life
by Brandon Cole and Scott Michael
What? Another fish ID book when you thought Paul Humanns and Ned Deloachs were enough? Yes indeed, and while I rarely say this, Reef Life: A Guide to Tropical Marine Life is a must-have for the library of every traveling diver. And if you only want one ID book, this is it.
Click here to order through Undercurrent and you’ll get Amazon’s best price -- and our profits will go to save coral reefs.
Reef Fish Identification: Baja to Panama
by Paul Humann and Ned Deloach
The latest edition in the popular Paul Humann series of marine life books. The most comprehensive field guide ever compiled for identifying reef fishes from the Gulf of California to the Pacific coast of Panama, including offshore islands. More than 500 photographs of 400 species taken in their natural habitat. The book is dedicated to Baja Legend Alex Kerstitch and includes several of his drawings and photographs. The concise text accompanying each species portrait includes the fish’s common, scientific and family names, size range, description, visually distinctive features, preferred habitat, typical behavior, depth range, and geographical distribution.
Illustrated/Hardcover. 364 pages, Amazon.com price: $27.17.
American Underwater Odyssey: 50 Dives in 50 States
Underwater Odyssey is the story of a scuba diving
safari to every state in America. Tired of touring coral reefs, the author embarks
on a year-long quest to discover the incredible assortment of adventure diving
found in our nation's backyard. His dogged determination to follow his dreams
and explore everything from flooded missile sites to abandoned mines should be
an inspiration for any diver. Underwater Odyssey transcends the limits
of a dive guide to reveal the broader adventure that diving provides.
through us, get Amazon.coms best price and some of the profit will be donated
to preserve coral reefs.
You might find some other books of interest in our Editor's
Book Picks section.