A field guide for south-eastern Australia
This guide introduces the broad diversity of marine life to amateur naturalists, beachcombers, divers and others who have an interest in life in the sea.
All major kinds of living marine organisms are featured from seaweeds to seabirds, seawhips to seahorses, both common and obscure. Illustrated quick guides enable easy identification of the major groups and each is illustrated with local examples from southern Australia. Dangerous marine life, introduced species and fishing bait species are all described and illustrated. Further references, a glossary and indexes to scientific and common names are included.