Treasures of the Great Barrier Reef
|Format||Paperback / softback|
|Book Size||13 x 215 x 154 mm (H x W x D)|
|Imprint||Reed New Holland|
|Release Date||1 Sep 2015|
|Subject Classification||The natural world, country life & pets / Wildlife: general interest / Wildlife: aquatic creatures|
Reef Fishes is full of the most beautiful fish on the Great Barrier Reef. It reveals, with illustrated photographs and information, these breathtaking creatures, which not only bring movement and beauty to the reef, but are protectors and housekeepers of this amazing world.
This book highlights the roles the fish play in the ecosystem. In the tropical coral reefs the coral cays, around the islands, in the mangroves, the sea grass beds and the estuaries the fish are helping Also included are other reef life such as turtles, sharks and stingrays.
Growing up in dry country of South Australia with a lack of swimming pools and lakes, Michelle’s love of the water came much later in life. Her hatred of the cold is what led her to relocate to the place she now calls home, Cairns. Her fascination with the Great Barrier Reef began when she was enjoying her first experience of swimming in summer sea temperature; placing her head under the water Michelle found a whole other world. On a mission to spread the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef Michelle uses her trained eye as a secondary Art Teacher to capture exquisite photographs of one of Australia’s greatest attributes.