Snorkeler"s guide to marine life of the Philippines including descriptions to the best snorkeling sites throughout the archipelago by Goldman, Lee (Marine biologist)

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Published by Lee Goldman in [Parañaque?] .

Written in English

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  • Marine resources,
  • Scuba diving,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Skin diving,
  • Identification

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 276) and index.

Book details

Other titlesMarine life of the Philippines
StatementLee Goldman
LC ClassificationsGV838.673.P5 G65 2012
The Physical Object
Pagination283 p.
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27160593M
ISBN 10971032134X
ISBN 109789710321346
LC Control Number2012325480

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About the Author Lee Goldman holds Bachelor of Science and Master's degree in Marine Biology and, for over a decade, has traveled the world working as a marine biologist and naturalist.

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