The Weird and Wonderful World of Marine Worms

A new book by Andrey Ryanskiy has just been published!

Marine worms are recognized world champions in biodiversity. This book is the first photo guide to these secretive and often strange animals. The book is based on photographs taken by the author, as well as his friends – citizen scientists and professional marine biologists.

It is designed for the general public interested in marine life. The book is also of interest to scuba divers and underwater photographers interested in identifying their underwater finds. This photo guide should also assist marine biologists and students in the initial identification of collected marine worms.

The book covers the region from the Red Sea, East and South Africa to Hawaii, Marshall Islands and Guam.

Inside the book:

– Over 820 full color photographs of 440+ species;

– Particular attention was paid to color variations, for some species up to 10 photos were added;

– Live photographs of most of the species have never before appeared in field guides or popular books;

– Convenient pictorial guide at the beginning and genera index at the end of the book.

Red Sea Marine Life Book has just been published

Reef ID Books is delighted to announce the launching of a new marine life guide Red Sea Marine Life. The book continues Reef ID Books’ commitment to publishing first-class marine life guides for underwater photographers, snorkelers and marine biologists.

Some reasons why you need to buy Red Sea Marine Life Book:

  • A comprehensive pictorial guide: 2900 full color photographs of 2100+ species, including 810+ fish species, 250 cnidarians (corals and relatives) and near 350 species of nudibranchs and sea slugs.
  • New species of fish, nudibranchs, sea slugs and other invertebrates were discovered by the author during the work on this book.
  • Several well-known Western Pacific species have been recorded for the first time in the Red Sea.
  • Live photo of hundreds of species have never before appeared in field guides or popular books.
  • The book covers the region from the Aqaba and Eilat to Farasan Islands, South Sudan and Erithrea.
  • Red Sea Marine Life serves to fill a gap in the general public’s understanding of Red Sea marine life in the two decades since the previous guides were published.
  • This book does provides its readers with basic information about the biology and taxonomy, serving mainly as a visual guide to their identification.
  • Convenient pictorial guide at the beginning will help readers navigate through the book.

All links you can find here.

Living Seashells of the Tropical Indo-Pacific is available

Reef ID Books is delighted to announce the launching of a new photo guide Living Shells of the Tropical Indo-Pacific!

If you are interacting with the ocean – diver, snorkeler, beach goers – you definitely find in the seas not empty shells, but live mollusks. These are  living shells, whose appearance is significantly different from museum specimens. This book serves as a tool for identifying such animals.

The book covers the region from the Red Sea to Hawaii, Marshall Islands and Guam. Inside the book:

  • Photographs of 1500+ species, including one hundred cowries (Cypraeidae) and more than one hundred twenty allied cowries (Ovulidae) of the region;
  • Live photo of hundreds  of species have never before appeared in field guides or popular books;
  • Convenient pictorial guide at the beginning and index at the end of the book.

All links you can find here.

Starfishes and Other Echinoderms of the Tropical Indo-Pacific is available!

Reef ID Books is delighted to announce the launching of Starfishes and Other Echinoderms of the Tropical Indo-Pacific photo guide by Andrey Ryanskiy. 

Sven Kahlbrock from Blue Water Dive Resort (Hurghada, Egypt) called it “A nice book for all, who try to identify these animals and can´t find good literature.”

Starfishes and Other Echinoderms of the Tropical Indo-Pacific is the most comprehensive photo guide to the starfishes and other tropical Indo-Pacific echinoderms. It covers the region from the Red Sea to Hawaii, the Marshall Islands, and Guam. Inside the book you will find:

  • Photographs of 450+ species, including 126 starfish of the region;
  • 100+ species have never before appeared in field guides or popular books;
  • Convenient pictorial guide at the beginning and index at the end of the book;
  • 60 photographs of echinoderm’s associates and predators

All links you can find here.

Black Friday From Reef ID Books

Make your Black Friday memorable! 40% off on all our English language books.
Spend less than 9 dollars and receive a multi-platform PDF book. You can read it on any device and take it with you on your diving holidays.
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