Underwater Australia - The best Dive Sites Down Under - Nigel Marsh
Australia is blessed with one of the most diverse marine ecosystems in the world. From its tropical north to its cool temperate waters, the land Down Under is truly a diver’s paradise. Exploring Underwater Australia, divers will see amazing coral reefs, shipwrecks, walls, pinnacles, artificial reefs, bommies, kelp forests, sponge gardens and muck sites.
Australia is also a destination where divers will encounter many wonderful endemic species seen nowhere else in the world, such as colourful seadragons, cross-dressing cuttlefish, bizarre handfish and camouflaged wobbegongs.
Filled with wonderful pictures, this is an essential guide book for anyone who wants to explore the best dive sites Down Under, discovering every section of this great southern land, state by state and region by region.
Information is provided on the best dives sites, detailing marine life, terrain, depth and conditions, plus a list of dive operators is included to assist you when exploring these sites.
Features are also included on the top 25 dive sites – the must-visit locations around the country.
About the Author Nigel Marsh is an underwater photographer and photojournalist whose work has been published in numerous magazines, newspapers and books worldwide. Nigel has dived extensively around Australia, especially the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea, and throughout Asia, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean and the Caribbean. His underwater photographs have won a number of international photographic competitions.
Nigel’s passion for diving and the marine environment evolved from an early age while snorkeling the beaches off Australia. Three trips to the Great Barrier Reef as a teenager sealed his love for the marine world.
Nigel is very passionate about sharks and rays, and has spent a lot of time studying and photographing these amazing creatures. He has also worked closely with a number of research scientists while producing articles on sharks and rays, and his images have assisted with studies into the population and movement of reef manta rays, grey nurse sharks and leopard sharks.
Nigel’s photographs are represented by the photographic library Seapics, which has seen his photos appearing in hundreds of books, magazines, posters and brochures around the globe.
Paperback: 368 pages Publisher: New Holland Publishers (May 1, 2018) Language: English ISBN-10: 1921517921 ISBN-13: 978-1921517921 Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.2 x 8.5 inches Shipping Weight: 1kg