Reef Coral Identification is the authority on the amazing creatures that form the coral reef. Existing in abundance of vivid colors and intriguing shapes, these animals are worth a closer look. This comprehensive guide classifies hundreds of species of coral in the tropical western Atlantic and Caribbean Sea. The expanded 2nd edition includes a photo essay of coral diseases and predation as well as a photo gallery of coral reproduction. A new appenix describes 100 species of marine plants. Includes over 500 full-color photos!