- Description: 448 pages with full color photographs throughout. Each fish pictured and profiled includes the following information: Scientific name, common name(s), maximum length, range, minimum aquarium size, foods and feeding, aquarium suitability, reef aquarium compatibility, and captive care advice.
- Price: Moderate range.
- Publisher: T.F.H. Publications; Co-published by Microcosm Books (1999; Paperback).
About the Author: As an underwater photographer for many years, Scott W. Michael is highly regarded as one of the world's foremost authorities on the behavior and care of reef fishes in aquarium systems. He regularly contributes articles to "Aquarium Fish Magazine", as well as having served as a scientific consultant to National Geographic Explorer and the Discovery Channel. He is the author of other popular books, such as "Reef Sharks & Rays of the World" (Sea Challengers), "Aquarium Sharks & Rays", and the "Reef Fishes" series.