This is an essential field guide for all serious macro divers (those interested in small marine species) from the Maldives to Australia. It identifies and describes 600 Indo-Pacific marine species, focusing on those found in South China, Sulu and Sulawesi seas. Each species entry includes detailed first-hand information on distribution, habitat, size, life habits, and underwater photography tips. Written in a clear, concise, informative style and packed with over 800 stunning colour photos, this work includes information on the top dive sites in Malaysia and a chapter devoted to the fine art of macrophotography. Reviews: 'This book stands out for the beautiful photography...showing local variations of species. Compact size, publishing of excellent quality' - whiteheadimages.com, May 2006. '...best work I've yet seen. For...Mabul or Kunkungan, this book should be as necessary as a passport' - "Back Chatter" - August 2003 edition by Ryan Boereme. '...well written, quite informative, beautifully illustrated...a priced right, quality publication. Get a copy, you'll be happy you did!' - "FAMA" Magazine. '600 marine species illustrated with spectacular photos and a compact text for a very useful and much needed underwater guide' - "TAUCHEN" Magazine, Germany, December 2003. 'Illustrated with more than 800 extraordinary colour photos...this is the field guide of choice for all serious macro divers' - "Asian Diver" December/January 2004 issue. 'The photography is impressive...if you need to identify any species from this area...this guide is a gem' - Northern California Underwater Photographic Society. 'We just discovered the ultimate guide to Indo-Pacific macro life (...) this book is a must for traveling divers' - "Undercurrent", "The Editor's Picks", January 2004. 'Identifies and describes 600 small marine species from the Indo-Pacific...Clear, concise, informative...packed with more than 800 colour photos' - "BBC Wildlife Magazine", January 2004. 'Both a macro and a fish field guide for all serious divers from the Maldives to Australia. A must!' - "Four Lakes Scuba Club Newsletter", February 2004. 'Colour photographs of the highest quality make it easy to identify what you have seen...An essential tool for anyone' - "DIVER Magazine", UK, June 2004.