Neil McDaniel


Coastal Fish Identification:

California to Alaska

By Paul Humann with Photographers Howard Hall and Neil McDaniel

Super Suckers:

The Giant Pacific Octopus and Other Cephalopods of the Pacific Coast

By James A. Cosgrove and Neil McDaniel

Neil McDaniel

Wildlife naturalist/photographer Paul Humann teamed up with underwater photographers Howard Hall and Neil McDaniel to produce a comprehensive guide to the fish that inhabit the West Coast of North America.

The culmination of more than 40 years of undersea photography and study of the most impressive octopus in the northeast Pacific Ocean, the giant Pacific octopus. Groundbreaking research and previously unpublished biological behaviours are presented along with octopus legends, anecdotes from aquarists and divers and more than 150 colour photographs. Available from Harbour Publishing Co. Ltd.,


A Field Guide to Sea Stars of the Pacific Northwest

By Neil McDaniel

Sea stars are amongst the most common and conspicuous invertebrates that thrive in the rich waters of the Pacific Northwest, from northern California to southeast Alaska. This durable, water-resistant 8-fold field guide describes how to identify more than 30 species likely to be encountered by beach walkers and scuba enthusiasts.On-line companion website:


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