By Eugene H Kaplan
Portrays the ecology and formation of coral reefs and describes a number of the animals that inhabit the reefs of southern Florida and the Caribbean
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A field guide to coral reefs of the Caribbean and Florida : a guide to the common invertebrates and fishes of Bermuda, the Bahamas, southern Florida, the West Indies, and the Caribbean coast of Central and South America by Eugene H Kaplan