Marine Life of the Galapagos
A Diver's Guide to the Fishes, Whales, Dolphins and Other Marine Animals
Pacific - Galapagos Islands. On December 2, 2001, the Galapagos Marine Reserve officially became a World Heritage Site. Few people are more intimately connected with the Galapagos and its marine life than Pierre Constant, author of the best-selling guide to the Galapagos, also from Odyssey guides.
Constant now offers us Marine Life of the Galapagos, a definitive guide that introduces many new species of marine life never before seen, and rich with stunning color photography and underwater shots. This book is geared specifically to divers, an extremely fast-growing market in the archipelago. Dive centers are mushrooming on Santa Cruz Island; in 1991, 5,000 divers visited the islands, compared with 22,000 in 1999currently 25% of visitors to the Galapagos are directly involved in diving activities. In 2000, the Galapagos was voted best dive destination overall in the Indo-Pacific by the US-based Magazine Divers Trust/ Rodale's Scuba Diving. This destination also won best fish life, healthiest marine environm
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Cordee Code: CTA480
No of Pages: 306
Page Size: 154 x 210 mm
ISBN 10: 9622177670
ISBN 13: 9789622177673
Publisher: Airphoto Int (Odyssey Guides)
Published Date: January 2002
Illustrations: colour photos