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Ocean & Aquarium Publications

This page contains links to websites for ocean and aquarium publications, including beginner and advanced aquarium books, aquarium magazines, marine science news, and marine science publications. These links are provided by Sea and Sky as a courtesy to our visitors in an attempt to make these resources easy to find and use. By clicking on the links below, you will leave the Sea and Sky site. Sea and Sky is not responsible for the content of these external sites. Problems with these external links should be reported to the Sea and Sky administrator.

  • Dr. Burgess's Atlas of Marine Aquarium Fishes
    Brilliant photography by the world's best underwater photographers and leading international aquarists highlights detailed profiles of more than 500 species of reef aquarium fishes in this new title in the Microcosm/T.F.H. Professional Series.

  • The Conscientious Marine Aquarist
    A bestseller since it first published in 1998, The Conscientious Marine Aquarist is one of the best-respected, time-tested, hands-on marine aquarium books ever published. This indispensable guide spotlights scientific research performed by leading authorities that deals with various aspects of biology, ecology, systematics, and conservation.

  • The New Marine Aquarium
    This book helps newcomers avoid the pitfalls of outdated, high-maintenance filtration techniques and offers an easy-to-follow route to long-term success with live rock, appropriate equipment, aquascaping, disease prevention, and essential husbandry techniques.

  • The New Reef Aquarium
    Over 25 years of working with reef,s Laurren Schmoyer has discovered many hidden secrets and has finally created a blue print to help you build your own amazing living reef aquarium! His book is packed with pictures to guide you through each step in creating, stocking and caring for your reef.

  • A PocketExpert Guide to Reef Aquarium Fishes
    Brilliant photography by the world's best underwater photographers and leading international aquarists highlights detailed profiles of more than 500 species of reef aquarium fishes in this new title in the Microcosm/T.F.H. Professional Series.

  • Saltwater Aquariums For Dummies
    Demystifies aquarium setup and maintenance Combine and care for a wide variety of marine fish and invertebrates Dive into the colorful world of saltwater fish! This fun, friendly guide gives you easy step-by-step instructions for choosing and caring for these amazing animals.

  • Aquarium Corals: Selection, Husbandry, and Natural History
    Designed to help new and experienced aquarists to select the most appropriate corals for their systems and to provide guidance in keeping them healthy for the long term, this all-new book is packed with the advice of a seasoned coral keeper.

  • The Nano Reef Handbook
    This book covers a wide range of topics including the importance of water quality, tips on maintaining stable water parameters, components of a nano-reef and how to choose the appropriate aquarium and equipment, which fish and invertebrates are best for these types of tanks, and much more.

  • The Reef Aquarium Volume 1
    This book is considered by may to be the "bible" on the subject of Reef Aquarium keeping, covering the biology of coral reefs and relating it to the biological, chemical, and physical parameters considered when creating a reef aquarium.

  • The Reef Aquarium Volume 2
    This second volume in the series features the anemones and soft corals associated with reefs, detailing their biology and husbandry requirements, and featuring numerous species descriptions, with the benefit of wonderful color photographs.

  • The Reef Aquarium Volume 3
    This third volume in The Reef Aquarium series, provides the most thorough description of the science behind the creation of a captive reef, and critically reviews and explains the different philosophical approaches to reef aquarium design.

  • Advanced Aquarist
    Founded in 2002, Advanced Aquarist is the first and longest running online aquarist publication. Their mission is to educate, entertain, and foster a greater appreciation of aquariums and aquatic life.

  • Coral Magazine
    Hailed by critics as "the world’s best reefkeeping magazine," CORAL is written by leading aquarium experts and marine biologists, lavishly illustrated with breathtaking images, and filled with ideas and inspiration for beginning to expert aquarists.

  • Tropical Fish Hobbyist
    Tropical Fish Hobbyist Magazine is the premier source for the aquarium hobby covering freshwater, saltwater, reefs, plants, ponds, and more!

  • Reef Hobbyist Magazine
    Reef Hobbyist Magazine is a reef-focused marine aquarium magazine that teaches hobbyists of all levels how to succeed at reef-keeping.

  • Reefkeeping Magazine
    Reefkeeping is a monthly online magazine with feature articles as well as regular columns on topics such as invertebrates, corals, fish, water chemistry, and equipment written by aquarium enthusiasts.

  • Marine Biology News at Science Daily
    Science Daily presents the latest marine biology news. Read scientific research on marine animals and their aquatic habitats. From plankton to whales, you will find it all here.

  • Marine Science Portal at EurekAlert!
    EurekAlert!'s Marine Science Portal features the latest research news on oceanography and marine science. Topics include the ocean, fish, whales, oceanography, ecosystems, marine, biology, and the environment.

  • Marine Science Today
    Marine Science Today is your source for the latest news about the study of our planet’s oceans. Features articles and analysis about the people, the technology, the policy and the various research disciplines involved in modern marine science.

  • Oceanography News at Science Daily
    Science Daily presents the latest oceanography news. Learn about ocean currents, coastal erosion, sea level rising and other topics in physical oceanography.

  • Bulletin of Marine Science
    The Bulletin of Marine Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science of the University of Miami.

  • National Sea Grant Library
    The National Sea Grant Library is the digital library and official archive for NOAA Sea Grant documents. It is the only comprehensive collection of Sea Grant–funded documents from over 30 programs and projects across the country.

  • Oceanus Magazine
    Oceanus explores the oceans in depth, highlighting the research and researchers at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in news, features, and interviews written by magazine staff, with full-color photographs and illustrations.

  • Underwater Times
    Underwater Times is dedicated to those people who have a passion for the life of the underwater world. As the world leader in underwater news, no other underwater-related news outlet can touch the size of its audience or the depth and breath of its news coverage.