George F. Warner's Corals of Florida and the Caribbean PDF

By George F. Warner

Presenting a gorgeous array of attractiveness and biodiversity, the coral reefs of Florida and the Caribbean are half playground, half examine lab for the millions of visitors, divers, and marine scientists who stopover at them each year. Documenting the big choice of corals at domestic within the hot waters of the Caribbean, George Warner's Corals of Florida and the Caribbean presents an easy-to-use (and hold) guidebook that's either scientifically actual and reader friendly.

Warner offers an exhaustive identity consultant that would increase any novice's holiday dive or an expert's go back to the reefs. Written for the novice naturalist, this guide will commute good in the course of the Caribbean, from Florida south to Belize, east to Tobago, and all issues in between.

Beyond documenting the wide range of corals present in the Caribbean, Warner additionally outlines their biology, from the way in which they develop to their reproductive behavior, whereas analyzing significant threats to the reefs together with hurricanes, pollutants, and worldwide warming. With over one hundred fifty colour photographs, such a lot taken via the writer himself, in addition to specific descriptions, Corals of Florida and the Caribbean makes picking out and studying approximately corals trouble free--on the boat, at domestic, or within the classroom.

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