“Seahorses, Pipefishes and their relatives – a comprehensive guide to Syngnathiformes”, revised edition (Rudie Kuiter) 2003 – mlssa 1054

“The Marine & Freshwater Fishes of South Australia” (Scott, Glover & Southcott) 1974 – mlssa No.1008

“The Marine & Freshwater Fishes of South Australia” (Scott, Glover & Southcott) 1980 – mlssa No.1009

“Australian Sea Fishes South of 30 degrees” (Neville Coleman) – mlssa No.1019

“Keeping Seahorses” (Robert Straughan) – mlssa No.1005

“Sharks and other predatory fish of Australia” (Peter Goadby) 1963 – mlssa No.1046

“Marine Fishes Volume 1” (Gilbert Whitley) 1962 – mlssa No.1047

“Marine Fishes Volume 2” (Gilbert Whitley) 1962 – mlssa No.1048

“Sharks & Rays of South Eastern Australia” (Janine Baker) – mlssa No.1086

“Seadragons & their friends – A guide to Syngnathidae Fishes in South Australia” (Conservation Council of SA) – mlssa No.1087



“2002 Sea Shells – catalogue of Indo-Pacific mollusca” (Neville Coleman) 2003 – mlssa 1049

“1001 Nudibranchs – catalogue of Indo-Pacific sea slugs” (Neville Coleman) 2001 – mlssa 1050

“A Guide to Squid, Cuttlefish and Octopuses of Australasia” (Mark Norman & Amanda Reid – mlssa 1051

“A Field Guide to Crustaceans of Australian Waters” (Diana Jones & Gary Morgan) 2002 – mlssa 1052

“Australian Marine Life – the plants and animals of temperate waters”, revised edition (Graham Edgar) 2003 – mlssa 1053

“Marine Flatworms – The World of Polyclads” (Leslie Newman & Lester Cannon) 2003 – mlssa 1055

“Marine Invertebrates of Southern Australia Part 1” (Edited by Shepherd & Thomas) – mlssa No.1021

“Marine Invertebrates of Southern Australia Part 3” (Edited by Shepherd & Thomas) – mlssa No.1056

“Between Tasmanian Tide Lines – A Field Guide” – mlssa No. 1057

“Marine Plants of Australia” (John Huisman) – mlssa No. 1058

“Marine Decapod Crustacea of Southern Australia – A guide to identification” (Gary CB Poole) 2004 – mlssa No. 1059

“Marine Animal Injuries To Man” (Dr Carl Edmonds) mlssa No.1022

“Natural History of Kangaroo Island” (Edited by Tyler, Twidale & Ling) – mlssa No.1013

“Barnacles” (A.J. Underwood) – mlssa No.1001

“Life in the Oceans” (Lucas & Critch)- mlssa No.1006

“The Crustaceans of South Australia” (H. Hale) – mlssa 1003

“Life on the Rocky Shores of S.E. Australia” (Wescott) – mlssa No.1023

“Portugese Man-of-War or Bluebottle” (Ronald Southcott) – mlssa No.1024

“South Australian Shells” (Bernard Cotton) – mlssa No.1015

“Sea-shell Mathematics” (Chris Illert) – mlssa No.1014

“Rockpooling around the Bunurong” published by the South Gippsland Conservation Society (1982) – mlssa No.1030

“Our Amazing Undersea World sticker album” – mlssa No.1036

“Australian Seashores” (WJ Dakin) 1963 – mlssa No.1040

“Below High Water” 1998, edited by Smith & John – mlssa No.1041

“Marine Mammals in South Australia” 1981, by Ling & Aitken – mlssa No. 1042

“The Fish Habitat Handbook” 2001, by Paula Brown – mlssa No. 1043

“Australian Estuaries: A framework for management” 2001, by Smith Sant & Thom – mlssa No.1044

“The Story of Seafood in Australia” – mlssa No.1045

“Sea Animals to Avoid” by Robyn Opie & David Muirhead – mlssa No.1060

“A Field Guide to the Marine Invertebrates of South Australia” by Karen Gowlett-Holmes – mlssa No. 1063

“Australia’s Spectacular Cowries – review and field study of two endemic genera: Zoila and Umbilia” by Barry Wilson & Peter Clarkson – mlssa No.1069

“Shores and Shallows of Coffin Bay” – mlssa No.1071

“Ecology of Australian Temperate Reef – The unique south” edited by Scoresby Shepherd & Graham Edgar – mlssa No.1075

“Stung!” by Lisa-Anne Gershwin – mlssa No.1076

“The Frail Ocean” by Wesley Marx – mlssa No.1077

An anthology of Rachel Carson’s work, entitled ‘The Sea” – mlssa No.1084

It includes:

The sea around us (1951)

Under the sea-wind (1952)

The edge of the sea (1955)

“Natural History of Spencer Gulf” (Royal Society of South Australia Inc.), edited by Shepherd, Madigan, Gillanders, Murray-Jones & Wiltshire – mlssa No.1085



“The Marine Aquarium” (Wolfgang Wickler) – mlssa No.1025

“Marine Aquarium Guide” (Frank De Graaf) – mlssa No.1007

“Tropical Marine Aquaria” (R.A. Riseley) – mlssa No.1016

“TFH Pet Books 1980” published by T.F.H. Publications – mlssa No.1031

“thylacinus” Vol.5, No.2 1980 – Journal of the Australian Society of Zookeepers. Includes an article titled “Fish for the beginner” by John West, Head of the aquarium at Taronga Zoo, Sydney – mlssa No.1033



“A Listing and Analysis of Fatal Diving Accidents in South Australia” by Peter Horne, January 1980 – mlssa No.1026

“The Diving Emergency Handbook” (3rd edition) by John Lippmann & Stan Bugg (1987) – mlssa No.1035

“The Down-under Scuba Diver by Bill Sylvester – mlssa No.1038

“Port River Expressway Bridges – A marine users’ guide” – mlssa No.1070

“First Aid & Emergency Care” by John Lippmann & David Natoli – mlssa No.1072

“Occupational First Aid” by St John – mlssa No.1073



“Towards Ecological Sustainability” edited by Nena Bierbaum – mlssa No.1027

“Marine Pollution Inquiry – Inquiry Information Booklet” – the information booklet about the Senate Inquiry into marine & coastal pollution, published by the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, July 1995 – mlssa No.1028A.

“Marine and Coastal Pollution” – the report from the Senate Inquiry into marine & coastal pollution, published by the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, October 1997 – mlssa No.1028B.

“Watercare – A curriculum resource for school years 6-10” a joint initiative of the National Landcare Program & the SA Dept. of Environment & Natural Resources – mlssa No.1029

“I can do that! – With a little help… Funding assistance for environmental projects available from the Commonwealth Environment Portfolio” published by the Department of the Environment, Sport & Territories (1995) – mlssa no.1032

“Caring for the Environment we share” published by the Department of Environment & Planning – mlssa No.1034

“Environment Protection & Biodiversity Conservation Bill 1998” – mlssa No.1037A & B

“Inquiry into Gulf St Vincent” published by the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, June 2000 – mlssa No.1039.

“Natural History of Gulf St Vincent” – mlssa No. 1064

“The Green Guide” by CCSA – mlssa No. 1065

“Ocean Rescue 2000 Update – July 1995”

“One Place Many Stories: Antarctica” – mlssa No.1074

“Curiosities of South Australia 3” by Russell Smith – mlssa No.1078

“Mangrove Ecosystems in Australia – Structure, function and Management” edited by BF Clough – mlssa No.1079

“Toxic Fish & Sewer Surfing” by Sharon Beder – mlssa No.1080

“Requiem for the Reef – The crown of thorns starfish” by Peter James – mlssa No.1081

“Marine & Estuarine Reserves in Australia – Towards a national policy” by Dr KD Suter – mlssa No.1082

“Wetlands Wildlife – The nature of wetlands in southern Australia” Gould League – mlssa No.1083

“The Sea Around Us” by Rachel Carson – mlssa No.1084



“How to Chair a Meeting” (M.I. Puregger) – mlssa No.1020

“The Self of the Cosmos – Unity & Infinity in a self-evolving universe” by Peter Lock – mlssa No.1061

“The Jetties of South Australia – Past & Present” by Neville Collins – mlssa No.1062

“Investigator Strait Maritime Heritage Trail” booklet published by the State Heritage Branch of the Department of Environment & Natural Resources – mlssa No.1068



(Marine Life books)

“The World Beneath the Sea” by Menico Torchio

“Sharks” edited by John D. Stevens

“The Living Ocean” by Marty Snyderman

“The Wonderful World of Ocean Life” by Heather Angel

“Subtidal Galapagos” by James Cribb

“Kingdom of the Seashell” by R.Tucker Abbott

“The Encyclopaedia of Underwater Life” edited by Dr Keith Bannister & Dr Andrew Campbell

“Ocean Science” Readings from Scientific American

“Australia Down Under” by Christine & Kevin Deacon

“Australia’s Underwater Wilderness” by Roland Hughes

“The Sea” by Robert C. Miller

“The World You Never See – Underwater Life” by Oxford Scientific Films

“Sea Trek” by Martha Holmes


(Whales & dolphins)

“Whale Nation” by Heathcote Williams

“Mind in the Waters – A Book to Celebrate the consciousness of Whales and Dolphins” by Joan McIntyre

“Encounters with Whales & Dolphins” by Wade Doak

“Whaling Around Australia” by Max Colwell

“True Australian Tales – “Whaling Around Australia” by Max Colwell and “Australia’s Coast of Coral and Pearl” by Peter Lancaster Brown


(Great Barrier Reef)

“Exploring Australia’s Great Barrier Reef” by Lester Cannon & Mark Goyen

“Discover the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park” compiled by Lesley Murdoch, GBRMPA

The Great Barrier Reef” by Allan Power

(Neville Coleman)

“Australian Sea Fishes South of 30° S” (Neville Coleman) (Also mlssa No.1019)

“Australian Sea Fishes North of 30° S” (Neville Coleman)

“Australian Sea Life South of 30° S” (Neville Coleman)


(Diving (& marine life) books)

“Ocean Realm” Magazine of the Sea 1996 – 2000

“The Deep Sea” by Joseph Wallace

“Mysteries of the Deep” edited by Joseph J. Thorndike Jr.

“Buried & Sunken Treasure” edited by Windsor Chorlton

“Archaeology Under Water” edited by Keith Muckelroy


(Jacques-Yves Cousteau)

“Beginner’s Guide to Photography Underwater” by Ron Church (Foreword by Jacques-Yves Cousteau)

“30 Centuries Under the Sea” by Frederic Dumas (Exciting underwater explorations by Jacques-Yves Cousteau’s associate)

“The Ocean World of Jacques-Yves Cousteau – Outer and Inner Space”

“Dolphins” by Jacques-Yves Cousteau & Philippe Diole

“The Memoirs of Falco, Chief Diver of the Calypso” by Philippe Diole & Albert Falco

“Diving for Sunken Treasure” by Jacques-Yves Cousteau & Philippe Diole

“The Living Sea” by Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau with James Dugan

“Life and Death in a Coral Sea” by Jacques-Yves Cousteau & Philippe Diole

“the SHARK: Splendid Savage of the Sea” by Jacques-Yves Cousteau & Philippe Cousteau


(Hans Hass)

“We Come From the Sea” (Hans Hass)

“Under the Red Sea” (Hans Hass)

“Diving to Adventure” (Hans Hass)

“I Photographed under the Seven Seas” (Hans Hass)

“Expedition into the Unknown” (Hans Hass)




Underwater Photography books

“Jim Church’s Essential Guide to Nikonos Systems” by Jim Church

Marine Life books

“Beginner’s Guide to Underwater Marine Biology” by Neville Coleman

“The Concise Illustrated Book of Sharks” by Rodney Steel

Diving (& marine life) books

“NSS Cavern Diving Manual” by Zumrick, Prosser & Grey, Cave Diving Section of the National Speleological Society Inc.

“The Last of the Blue Water Hunters” by Carlos Eyles

“The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving” by P.A.D.I.



Shipwreck books

“…to save the lives of strangers” (Famous Shipwrecks of South Australia) by Peter Christopher

“26 Principal Shipwrecks of Truk Lagoon” by Capt. Lance Higgs

Tourism books

“Stepping Lightly on Australia – A Traveller’s Guide to Ecotourism” by Shirley LaPlanche

“The Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia” by Peter Dobre

“First Lady – A history-making solo voyage around the world” by Kate Cottee

“Women’s Weekly Australia’s Beautiful Coastline”



“Scuba Safety in Australia” edited by Wilks, Knight & Lippmann

“Dry Suit Diving – A Guide to Diving Dry” Revised Edition by Barsky, Long & Stinton

“Dive Australia 1986/87” by Peter Stone

“The Australian Scuba Divers Illustrated Dictionary” by Robert Berthold

“Diving Around Victoria’s Great Southwest” by Rob Porter

“Asian Diver Scuba Guides – Papua New Guinea” First Edition

“Skindiving in Australia & the South Pacific” Vol.12, No.4, Oct/Nov 1982

“ORCA Student Information Handbook” SSI

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