Published: May 2005
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Allen, Gerald R., and Roger Steene. Indo-Pacific Coral Reef Field Guide. Odyssey Publishing Company, 1998.

Farrant, Penelope A. Color in Nature: A Visual and Scientific Exploration. Blanford, 1999.

Gosliner, Terrence M., David W. Behrens, and Gary C. Williams. Coral Reef Animals of the Indo-Pacific: Animal life from Africa to Hawaii exclusive of the vertebrates. Sea Challengers, 1996.

Losey, G. S., et al. "Visual Biology of Hawaiian Coral Reef Fishes. I. Ocular Transmission and Visual Pigments." COPEIA (September 2003), No. 3.

Myers, Robert F. Micronesian Reef Fishes: A Field Guide for Divers and Aquariasts. Coral Graphics, 1999.

NGS Resources

Williams, Florence. "Coral Vision." National Geographic Traveler (March 1999), 114-21.

Doubilet, David. "Coral Eden." National Geographic(January 1999), 2-29.

Chadwick, Douglas H. "Coral in Peril." National Geographic (January 1999), 30-7.

Earle, Sylvia. Wild Ocean: America's Parks Under the Sea. National Geographic Books, 1999

Earle, Sylvia. Hello, Fish! Visiting the Coral Reef. National Geographic Books, 1999.

Ward, Fred. "Florida's Coral Reefs are Imperiled." National Geographic (July 1990), 114-32.