By John W. Tunnell Jr.,Ernesto A. Chávez,Kim Withers,Sylvia Earle
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Coral Reefs of the Southern Gulf of Mexico (Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies) by John W. Tunnell Jr.,Ernesto A. Chávez,Kim Withers,Sylvia Earle