From Spain to Turkey and from Norway to South Africa with over 800 photographs of marine fishes taken in their natural habitat. Most European divers took their first plunges in the Mediterranean. This also holds true for the author of this book. Regardless of how many times he may have traveled to distant tropical seas, he always found his way back to the "Mare Nostrum" to study its marine life, as well as to the Atlantic, from which the Mediterranean fish originated. His experiences have culminated in this book and its unprecedented number of fish species in their natural habitat.