Diving Indonesia's Bird's Head Seascape
By Burt Jones and Maurine Shimlock - ©2011
Also published under the auspices of Conservation International, this book describes more than 200 sites to dive and explore the world's most diverse tropical reefs, including Raja Ampat, Triton Bay and Cenderawasih Bay. Travel information, and background essays on biodiversity, conservation, and the people of the Bird's Head are also included. A must for divers and other adventurers planning a trip to West Papua's Bird's Head Seascape.
This book replaces the now out of print book 'Diving Indonesia's Raja Ampat' by the same authors. Diving Indonesia's Raja Ampat has sold out and will not be reprinted. All Raja Ampat information has been updated and is included in Diving Indonesia's Bird's Head Seascape.
Home to more than 1600 fish species and three-fourths of the world's known corals, the Bird's Head Seascape, the global epicenter of marine biodiversity, is one of the world's premier dive destinations. This book is the only comprehensive guide to the 200+ sites where divers can observe this wondrous gathering of whale sharks, manta rays, secretive octopus and never before-seen fish. Detailed information on endemic marine life, the regions cultures, suggestions for land adventures and travel tips make this an indispensable guide for anyone traveling to this enchanted destination.
Dimensions: 25cm x 18cm x 1.5cm - Number of pages: 176 pp - ISBN: 978-979-1173-18-6