A Field Guide to Tropical Reef Fishes of the Indo-Pacific

Covers 1,670 Species in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam and the Philippines (with 2,000 Illustrations)

; Roger Swainston (Illustratør) ; Jill Ruse (Illustratør)

Covers over 1,670 species of reef fishes found in the vast Indo-Pacific region, which is home to the greatest variety of marine life in the world
Fully revised in its 5th edition
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Covers over 1,670 species of reef fishes found in the vast Indo-Pacific region, which is home to the greatest variety of marine life in the world
Fully revised in its 5th edition
Contains over 2,000 stunning watercolor illustrations and 29 photos
A must-have reference for divers, marine biologists, ecologists, commercial fisheries and sports anglers
Includes a comprehensive identification guide to the families of reef fishes, with a definitive index
The classification and names of many species have been revised and new species are included in this edition
An informative and detailed Introduction includes area coverage; faunal composition; biology, behavior and ecology of reef fishes; classification of fishes, and much more

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Dr. Gerald R. Allen is the author of more than 400 scientific articles and 35 books. He served as senior curator of fishes at the Western Australian Museum between 1974 and 1997 and is an international authority on the classification of coral reef fishes and freshwater fishes of Australia and New Guinea. Since leaving the museum he has served as a private consultant, primarily involved with coral reef fish surveys in southeastern Asia for Conservation International. He is also the recipient of many prestigious international awards for lifelong contributions to science including the Kay Radway Allen Award (Australia), Bleeker Award (Japan), Robert K. Johnson Award (USA), and NOGI Award (USA). Roger Swainston is acclaimed as one of the world's finest marine artists. He graduated from the University of Western Australia with a degree in Zoology before working in the fish department at the West Australia Museum, where he took part in numerous expeditions. He has worked with many prominent scientific institutions, including the Smithsonian Institute and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. His work has been exhibited throughout the world in countries such as France, the U.S. and Australia.

Jill Ruse was born in Western Australia and is a graphic designer and illustrator with over 40 years of experience. She has done a variety of freelance jobs for the Western Australian Museum and other prominent institutions and companies. Most of her paintings in this volume were based on Dr. Allen's underwater photographs.