New edition of Florida, Caribbean and Bahamas fish ID book published

New World Publications has announced the release of the fourth edition of the Reef Fish Identification: Florida, Caribbean and Bahamas. The text, which also celebrates 25 years since the first publication of the book, has been heavily revised and updated with 89 new fish species being described and over 200 additional photographs included.

The new book is available now at a U.S.A. retail price of $44.95.

Press release

The World of Fishes is Changing

Jacksonville, FL – A new, updated and enlarged edition of Reef Fish Identification – Florida Caribbean Bahamas is now available from New World Publications.

With the advent of genetic testing there has been a revival in marine taxonomy. The 25th Anniversary 4th Edition reflects the many recent changes including 89 new fish species and more than 200 additional photographs. The field guide now includes 683 species documented in more than 1000 underwater photographs, representing a significant update to the 2002 3rd edition. The most comprehensive and beautiful visual ID reference published for the region features an easy-to-use quick reference format.

Reef Fish Identification – Florida Caribbean Bahamas first appeared in 1989 and has since revolutionized fish watching. The first edition had 288 pages and 345 color photographs. The success of our first publication launched a series of marine life identification books for the Galapagos Islands, the West Coast of the United States, the Gulf of California to Panama and the Tropical Pacific.

The new edition has 548 pages in a 6 ” x 9” format. Information on each species includes their common, scientific and family names, descriptions, habitat, behavior, abundance, distribution and reaction to divers.

Reef Fish Identification: Florida Caribbean Bahamas.
548 pages, 683 species, 1000 photos.
ISBN 978-1-878348-57-9
Suggested Retail $44.95