• Kuiter, Rudie. H, 1993, Coastal Fishes of South-Eastern Australia, Crawford House Press.
  • Edgar, Graham, 2008, Australian Marine Life: the plants and animals of temperate marine waters. New Holland Publishers.
  • Peter Davie and others, 2011, Wild Guide to Moreton Bay and Adjacent Coasts, volumes 1 and 2, Queensland Museum.
  • Martin Gomon, Dianne Bray, Rudie Kuiter, 2008, Fishes of Australia's Southern Coast. New Holland Publishers.
  • Rick Stuart-Smith, Graham Edgar, Andrew Green and Ian Shaw, 2015, Tropical marine fishes of Australia, Reed New Holland Publishers.
  • Gary Cobb and Richard Willan, 2006, Undersea Jewels - a colour guide to nudibranchs, Australian Biological Resources Study, Australian Government Department of Environment and Heritage.
  • Gary Cobb and David Mullins, 2015, Nudibranchs Encyclopedia - Catalogue of Asia/Indo Pacific Sea Slugs, Thomas Sloane, Masalai Press and Tim Hochgrebe publishers.
  • John E Randall, Gerald R Allen and Roger C Steene, 1997, Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and the Coral Sea, Crawford House Publishing Pty Ltd.
  • David Tarrant, 2016, Cowries of New South Wales, self published.
  • Diana S Jones and Gary J Morgan, 1994, A field guide to crustaceans of Australian Waters. Reed publishers.
  • Neville Coleman, 2003, 2002 Sea Shells, Neville Coleman's Underwater Geographic Pty Ltd.
  • Daphne G. Fautin and Gerald R. Allen, 1992, Field guide to anemonefishes and their host anemones, Western Australian Museum.
  • B. R. Wilson and K. Gillett, 1980, Australian Shells. A.H. and A.W. Reed Pty Ltd.
  • Neville Coleman, 1991, Encyclopedia of marine animals, Collins Angus and Robinson Publishers Pty Ltd.
  • Terence M. Gosliner, David W. Behrens, Gary C. Williams, Coral reef animals of the Indo-Pacific. A Sea Challengers Publication.
  • Rudie H. Kuiter, 2010 Labridae fishes: wrasses. Self published.
  • G. K.Yearsly, P. R. Last, D. F. Hoese, 2006, Standard Names of Australian Fishes, CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Paper 009, CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric, Hobart. 


Identification Aids

  • Julian Rocks - interesting info and good local id's.
  • Australian Museum Fish Site -- lots of id stuff.
  • Dave Harasti's Underwater Photo Gallery -- excellent resource of images and descriptions, huge concentration on Nelson Bay species. Archive of marine species magazine articles written by Dave. Also includes links to a Marine Species Database located in USA. Fish Base -- virtually every species of fish on earth. Search by family, genus, species. Pictures and video clips.
  • Fish Base -- virtually every species of fish on earth. Search by family, genus, species. Pictures and video clips.
  • Fishes of Australia--Marine and Freshwater species image galleries and identification notes.
  • Sea Slug Forum -- an Australian Museum site where you can find information on sea slugs including nudibranchs, bubble-shells, sea hares and side-gilled slugs. Includes species lists, pictures, etc. 


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