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Reef Life: A Must-Have Guide to Tropical Marine Life

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Reef Life: A Must-Have Guide to Tropical Marine LifeWhat? Another fish ID book when you thought Paul Humann's and Ned Deloach's 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.

You see, it's the clear and descriptive text that makes this guide special. For example, there are sections on anti-predation behavior (that is, staying off other fishes' menus), mimicry, schooling, cleaner fish behavior, food habits . . . all kinds of useful factoids about tropical reef fish. You'll learn that the indigo hamlet eats blue chromis, that the male redbar anthias chases other males away "to defend its harem," the humphead wrasse returns every night to its preferred sleeping site, the great barracuda can hit 36 m.p.h., and tuna prey on seahorses. There's nothing better than sitting around a table with your fellow divers and being able to spin these stories....

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