New Release: Bob Halstead's Coral Sea Fish Guide

Fish ID App for the Coral Sea is available on iPhone & iPad
By UWPG News


New Release: Bob Halstead's Coral Sea Fish Guide

Fish ID App for the Coral Sea is available on iPhone & iPad

By UWPG News, June 9, 2014




Most divers travel with a cell phone, tablet and/or computer these days. Over the past few years we've seen apps appear that help divers and underwater photographers ID fish and marine life. Most of us can't bring our heavy collection of marine life textbooks on trips, so these apps prove invaluable while traveling.

Bob Halstead's Coral Sea Fish Guide is packed full of features and great photographs to help ID marine life in the Coral Sea. It's available for $4.99 in the Apple App Store.





for iPhone & iPad

NEW RELEASE! With more than 850 marine species featured and over 2000 high quality colour photographs, Bob Halstead’s Coral Sea Fish Guide App provides the easiest and most interesting way for reef lovers, snorkelers and scuba divers to identify and learn about the diverse and amazing fish life of the Coral Sea area – The Great Barrier Reef, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia - and often beyond. For convenience, the guide also includes some common reptiles, mammals and mysterious invertebrates.

Simple navigation for both iPad and iPhone using images allows users to quickly browse different species whether you know what you are looking for, or need a name for the fish you have just seen. You can also search for species under their “Common”, Scientific” or “Group” name. Once loaded the app does not require an Internet connection so can be used on boats at sea.

You can add your own notes to each species and create your own personal list of favourite marine animals, or animals seen on a dive, with the “My Reef” facility, and make personal notes/logs. Save, display and edit your list whenever you like. Distribution maps are provided with the opportunity to add to our knowledge by reporting your discoveries. A Rogue’s Gallery provides images and references for unusual marine creatures that might otherwise be difficult to find.

Bob Halstead has dived and photographed the Coral Sea for over 40 years and in 2008 was inducted into the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame. He has led innumerable dive tours in the Coral Sea area and this app aims not only to identify the marine life seen but also answer the many questions that his guests have asked him over the years. He recalls many personal encounters with Coral Sea creatures.












Check out the new app, screenshots, functionality and download for iPhone and iPad:







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