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By Eugene H. Kaplan

With greater than 500 species defined and greater than four hundred illustrations, this consultant presents quickly and straightforward visible identity of fishes, mollusks, sponges, shrimps, lobsters, crabs, and lots more and plenty extra of the fauna stumbled on at the coral reefs of the Caribbean and Florida.

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