Situated at the tip of the continent, southern Africa has a coastline that has excited marine biologists and oceanographers for generations. Much research has been undertaken and many South African marine scientists have won international acclaim. The aim of this book is to communicate to a wide audience the excitement of marine biology and the stimulation of recent discoveries. Key features of this book include a glossary of terms, a bibliography of key references, appendices on the classification of animals and plants together with current regulations governing their collection, and a comprehensive index.
Hard Cover. First Edition. Condition: Very Good. Only issue previous owner name scratched out. Foxing ONLY on first page Index. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Anthony Bannister (Photographs) (illustrator).First Edition . An excellent copy otherwise. Tightly bound coffee table book weighing 2 kg+. 272-page reference work, richly illustrated.