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Various Published Reference Guides for Michoacan, Jalisco, Colima


Nature Birds of Puerto Vallarta

English descriptions and color photos of some of the birds of the Puerto Vallarta area.
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Puerto Vallarta Bird Watch Guide

This is an Excellent pamphlet type layout with names and photos.
English descriptions and color photos of some of the birds of the Puerto Vallarta area.
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This is a detailed book on hummingbirds, colibries, in North America. In English and Spanish.
Colibries de Mexico y Norte American / Hummingbirds of Mexico and North America
by Maria del Coro Arizmendi and Humberto Berlanga with illustrations by Marco Antonio Pineda
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List of Bird Names - No photos

Very detailed list of birds, no photos, in Southern Jalisco.
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What Price Plastic

What price plastic: saving the ocean from humanities worst addiction - By Joe Thomas
Joe Thomas is a writer who predominately creates articles on sustainability and environmental issues.
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Carrizales Fish Book Part 1,2,3

The fish and corals of one of the best dive sites in Manzanillo - Las Carrizales (The Reeds)
Comision Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad
Catalogo de Peces ed Arrecifes Rocosos - Coralinos de Punta Carrizales, Colima, Mexico
Facultad de Ciencias Marinas, Universidad de Colima Mexico 2008
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FishBase - Find your fish by common name, scientific name etc.
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Sharks / Rays Tree of Life

Sharks and Rays Tree of Life - Chondrichthyan Tree of Life

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OCEARCH - Track a Shark

OCEARCH: Educate Inspire Enable
Select and track a shark! OCEARCH is a recognized world leader in generating critical scientific data related to tracking (telemetry) and biological studies of keystone marine species such as great white sharks, in conjunction with conservation outreach and education at a measurable global scale.

Description of Hermatyric Corals

Description of Hermatyric Corals (Hexacoralarios) of the Reef Area, of the Zapote Madero and the Faro de Bucerias, Municipios de Aquila, Michoacan"

Descripcion de Los Corales Hermatipicos (Hexacoralarios) Del Area Arrefifal, del Zapote De Madero Y El Faro De Bucerias, Municipios de Aquila, Michoacan. Universidad Michoacana de Sas Nicolas De Hidalgo, Proyecto de Tesis Que presenta Almedna PinedaA Paez
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Protected Areas

Coastal and Marine Protected Areas in Mexico
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Climatology of sea surface temperatures

Environmental Framework, Physical Oceanography
A climatology of the sea surface temperatures of the waters adjacent to the coasts of Jalisco, Colima and Michoacan, Mexico: 1996-2003
Una climatologia de la temperaturas de la superficie del mar de las aguas adyacentes a las costas de Jalisco, Colima y Michoacan, Mexico: 1996-2003
Marco Ambiental, Oceanografia Fisica

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Manzanillo Port

The Port Handbook for 2010-2011

Details on investments, future, operations etc.
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The Port Handbook for 2014-2015

Details on the Port more recently.
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Manzanillo Referral Guide

Referral list for Doctors, Lawyers, Handyman, Repairs etc.

A detailed list of references for Manzanillo
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Reptiles and Amphibians

Field Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of the Jalisco Coast, Mexico

Reptiles and Amphibians of the Jalicso Coast
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Sailing (Guide) Directions

Sailing (Guide) Directions - West Coasts of Mexico and Central American (PUB 153)
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How to manage musculoskeletal injuries while traveling DAN boater

From DAN, Divers Alert Network
Sprains, dislocations, fractures, tendonitis, back pain, joint pain, neck pain and muscle strain
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PADI Mask Selection and Fitting

PADI Scuba Mask Selection, Fitting and Types of masks
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A Collection of SCUBA Checklists

A Collection of SCUBA Checklists:

  • Trip Checklist - Local or Vacation
  • Equipment Checklist
  • First Aid Kit Checklist
  • Pre-Dive Checklist
  • Spare Parts Kit Checklist
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