The comprehensive guide to Endless Ocean: FAQ/tips, full walkthrough, all
items, creatures, locations, people, diving gear, controls, music, partners.

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INTRODUCTION
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I never wrote a FAQ before this one (and was never tempted to), but Endless
Ocean grabbed me like no other game, there was no FAQ already and I had some
time on my hands. The research and writing gave me an excuse to play the game
a lot. Bigbadwolf got there first though, and his Sealife FAQ and Salvaged
Items FAQ are still the best-written and easiest to follow.

The Gamefaqs board has been a joy, from the group of European pioneers in
Nov 2007, through the influx of Americans in Jan 2008 when we went through the
process of discovery all over again and the steady stream of new players since.
It's a good place to go for detailed help - don't be scared to join in, it is
a friendly board and accustomed to new faces.

Many people have contributed to this FAQ - not least those stalwarts who have
fed me innumerable details about the North American release so this could be a
properly international FAQ. In a way, everyone who ever asked a question on
Gamefaqs contributed - because the answer (if I know it) got in here somewhere.

I have tried very hard to avoid giving help where it may not be wanted - so
sections 3, 5-6, and 9-12 go into progressively more detail. I have so far
drawn the line at telling readers exactly where to find fish except where they
are essential to the plot or unlockable. That would be a spoiler too far,
though I do go a bit beyond the in-game hints.

Don't be surprised if the game takes a long time, it is strangely compelling,
and the four people I know of who have completed it were all in excess of 200
hours.

I hope you enjoy this guide. I did.

phisheep 
May 2008


UPDATE:

Now that section 16 (Online play) is done, this FAQ is finally complete enough
for me to promote it to version 1.0.

Oh, and if you didn't notice, I've put a set of maps up on gamefaqs too.

Eagle-eyed regulars will notice there are still some holes: there's plenty more
could be done on fish behaviour, there are more corals to identify and there is
that tantalisingly empty section 18 for which I have secret plans. I'm going to
take my time with those three and enjoy the scenery on the way. Don't expect
them to be finished any time soon!

phisheep (phisheep [at] hotmail [dot] co [dot] uk)
July 2008


UPDATE:

Three years on, it's pretty clear I won't get much more done on this. I've 
corrected a lot of Spanish misspellings which Magu_Tapah brough to my
attention and made a few minor changes. This will have to be the final version.

It's been a pleasure all the way through folks, nice knowing you.

phisheep
October 2011


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CONTENTS
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[1] USING THIS FAQ

[2] OVERVIEW 

    A short summary of the game for those who have not played it

[3] PLOT/GAMEPLAY HINTS 

    Spoiler-free hints on known difficulties in plot and gameplay, for those
    who find themselves stuck but don't want detailed help 

[4] CONTROLS

    [4.1]  Tools menu
    [4.2]  Basic diving
    [4.3]  Creatures
    [4.4]  Close-up Views
    [4.5]  On the Boat

[5] WALKTHROUGH

    Step-by-step walkthrough of the main plot and unlocking creatures/areas  

    [5.1]  Basic training
    [5.2]  Unlocking areas and creatures
    [5.3]  The Whale Trail
    [5.4]  Loose ends  

[6] MISSIONS

    [6.1]  Guided Dives 
    [6.2]  Photography (includes camera controls)

[7] PEOPLE AND PLACES

    [7.1]  People in the story
    [7.2]  Guided Dive clients
    [7.3]  Places in the game

[8] MUSIC

    [8.1]  In-game music
    [8.2]  Playing your own MP3 track  

[9] LOCATIONS
   
    [9.1]  The Gabbiano (includes controls for items on the boat)
    [9.2]  Manaurai Sea/Manoa Lai Sea
    [9.3]  Aquarium (includes Aquarium controls)
    [9.4]  Great Aqua Cave
    [9.5]  Abyss
    [9.6]  Underwater Ruin of Marige Atoll/Mo'ia Atoll (incl mysterious stones)
    [9.7]  Ocean's Graveyard/Ship's Rest

[10] PARTNERS - All of the creatures you can train and dive with
    
    [10.1] Getting and using partners
    [10.2] Dolphin Training
    [10.3] Partner Directory

[11] SEA LIFE DIRECTORY - All of the creatures that can be found

    [11.A]  Guide to finding Underwater life
    [11.B]  Guide to finding Shore life
    [11.1]  )
       .    )
       .    ) one for each page of the Guide to Marine Life/Encyclopedia
       .    )  
    [11.42] )  


[12] SALVAGED ITEMS DIRECTORY - All of the items that can be found

    [12.A]  Treasure-hunting Guide
    [12.B]  Distribution of Treasures
    [12.1]  )
       .    ) one for each frame of the blue Item Box/Footlocker
    [12.4]  )


[13] HAIRSTYLES, CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT

    [13.1] Hairstyles (Male)
    [13.2] Hairstyles (Female)   

    [13.3] Suits (Male)
    [13.4] Suits (Female)

    [13.5] Jackets/Buoyancy Compensators

    [13.6] Gloves

    [13.7] Fins (Male)
    [13.8] Fins (Female)

    [13.9] Tanks (Male)
    [13.10] Tanks (Female)


[14] CALENDAR OF EVENTS (nearly complete)

    [14.1] Seasonal
    [14.2] Three-month cycles 
    [14.3] Monthly

[15] SPECIES NOT IDENTIFIED IN THE GAME

    [15.1] Creatures
    [15.2] Plants
    [15.3] Sponges
    [15.4] Corals

[16] ONLINE PLAY

    [16.1] Getting set up
    [16.2] Special controls
    [16.3] Etiquette
    [16.4] What you can see and do
    [16.5] After the dive

[17] MYTHOLOGY

    [17.1] Deities
    [17.2] Flood Legends
    [17.3] A Curse and a Pact
    [17.4] The Astonishing Conclusion

[19] VERSION HISTORY

[20] CREDITS/CONTACT INFO/LEGAL


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[1] USING THIS FAQ

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Intended users
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Sections 2-4    are really for new players getting into the game, and are
                as spoiler-free as possible. 

Sections 5-6    provide detailed step-by-step guides to the main plot and the
                missions. Mostly for people who get stuck and need help.

Sections 7-14   are detailed reference material mainly in support of the plot
                and missions and the quests for fish and for treasures. Really
                intended for looking things up rather than reading through. 

Sections 15-17  are supplementary material for enthusiasts and for those who 
                play online


Releases and languages
----------------------

Primary         The FAQ is wholly based on the European (English) release, from
                which all in-game text and names are taken, unless explicitly
                otherwise.

North America   Both EU and NA English names are given in the walkthrough and
                reference sections (EU first). NA in-game text is given with
                the EU text where I have been able to lay my hands on it and
                where there are interesting differences in content or style.

                Depths and creature sizes are given in both metres and feet. 

Other languages In the reference sections the names of all locations, objects,
                creatures, treasures, hairstyles and diving gear are given also
                in French, German, Spanish and Italian. Same goes for the
                headings of any emails essential to the story.

                These translations are taken from the EU release and may differ
                from the NA French and Spanish translations.


Searching with ctrl-F
---------------------

             *  If you are not familiar with how to do this, there are two
                ways:

                First, you can hold Ctrl and press F to bring up a search box,
                type in what you want to search for and click 'Find Next' or
                hit Enter.

                Second, if you are looking at a bit of text you want to search
                for, highlight that text with the mouse then, while holding
                down Ctrl, press C (to copy the text), then F (brings up the
                search box), then V (paste the text in the box) then hit Enter.

In particular, you can search for: 

FAQ sections    by the [section number] from the contents list

Creatures       by common name (in any language)
                by scientific name (latin name)
                by position in Guide to Marine Life/Encyclopedia: 

                   - where <P41/2> means the second creature on page 41 reading
                     the left-hand page first

Items           by name (in any language)
                by fragment name (EU English only)
                by position in the blue Item Box/Footlocker:

                   - where <S5/3> means the third item on frame 5 of the item
                     locker

Locations       by name (in any language)

             *  As the five different maps in the game share grid references it
                does *not* make sense to search for locations except by name


Precise locators
----------------

References to locations are to the grid on the in-game maps, and include:

              - the map (whether the Main map, Abyss, Ruins, Caves or Wrecks)
              - the general area (for example, Coral Forest)
              - the grid reference
              - the precise location within the square measured in tenths from
                the bottom left corner - so (3,7) is 3/10 across and 7/10 up
              - the depth in metres and in feet
              - a short description

For example the Dolphin Medal is at:

  Main Map/Blue Hall(Blue Holes) (L2(8,2),18m,59ft) on top of a plate coral  
 
There are no precise locators for fish except where they are essential to the
plot or unlockable. They move around a lot and too much information might
spoil the game.


Text markings
-------------
                
"double quotes" indicates in-game text, which is from the EU (English) version
                unless otherwise annotated. In-game text has been used wherever
                possible for descriptive information.

                Of course, all names of characters, locations, creatures and
                treasures are in-game text as well.

'single quotes' are my own, usually names for unnamed areas

(?)             marks something that is unclear or unconfirmed or speculative
                except in section 17, where pretty well everything is
                necessarily speculative

(reference)     marks a reference to an external source. Where it follows a
                block of indented text, that text is taken from or paraphrased
                from that source 

 *              next to a paragraph indicates something optional, usually
                either a minor feature or 'trick' in the game, or additional
                help where people have had difficulties, or something to notice
                in passing    


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[2] OVERVIEW 

===============================================================================


You are a new scuba diving Marine Correspondent somewhere in the South Pacific.
As your companion Catherine points out, this involves little actual work and a
great deal of swimming around and enjoying yourself getting to know the local
sea life and oceanography.

From your boat, the Gabbiano, you explore the sea around the island of Manaurai
(Manoa Lai) which contains hidden caves, ancient ruins, deep waters and a
sunken ship as well as an extraordinary variety of creatures and many treasures
you can salvage. 

You can take clients on guided dives, act as photographer for a local
journalist and find and train several species of dolphin. There is also a
huge aquarium which you can stock with creatures and swim in.

You help Catherine to fulfil her search for a legendary creature, and take on
her task of cataloguing and befriending the sea life.

In the course of this, you unlock new equipment, new areas, new creatures and
new treasures.

The sea changes by day and by night, and uncovers fresh experiences with the
passing of the months and seasons.

Endless Ocean is an open-ended exploring game, and much of the fun is in
finding things for yourself. There are no battles, health bars, bosses or
enemies. You cannot kill or be killed and the only princess in it is entirely
mythical. 

People who have been diving in life say this gives a reasonably realistic
impression of the experience. The fish are real fish: their common and
scientific names, appearance, behaviour, information given about them and where
you find them are accurate within the reasonable limits of putting them in a
game.


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[3] PLOT/GAMEPLAY HINTS

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   Your main guides in the game are Catherine, the marks she makes on the map
   and the emails that you get. If you are stuck the first thing you should do
   is talk to Catherine. Check the map and emails as well in case you have
   missed something.


1) I can't explore any more, it won't let me swim any further
-------------------------------------------------------------

   You cannot swim outside the circle on the map which is centred on where you
   dived in. To go outside this you must move the boat and dive from somewhere
   else.

   You can move the boat to nearly anywhere on the map, you are not restricted
   to the marked diving sites. 

   If you cannot yet move the boat it is a bit early in the game to go
   exploring on your own. Do what Catherine and Alfred tell you for a few more
   dives and you will soon get hold of the keys to the boat.

 * The boat will not go on land, in the deep ocean, anywhere that is too
   shallow for it to park or where the access is too narrow for it to get
   through. If you want to go to a place like this, park the boat nearby and
   swim to it.


2) I am stuck and Catherine won't talk to me
-----------------------------------------------

   If Catherine won't talk or tells you to leave her alone for a while, hanging
   around the boat or advancing the time will not help. Go for a swim instead.

   When you return to the boat usually either Catherine will talk, or there
   will be a helpful email.

   If you are still stuck, check your map. If you find a red cross on it - take
   your boat there and dive.


3) Catherine won't let me out of the Lagoon, she says I have a job to do first
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   You have just been told how to make friends with fish. Try making friends
   with one. There are plenty around.  


4) I am meant to find something unusual at Blue Hall(Blue Holes), but I can't
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   Make sure you are inside the Blue Hall, not on top of it. Swim down through a
   nearby hole if necessary. 

   Look around for a shining light on a coral. Investigate.


5) My cursor turned yellow/I can see a shiny thing/what are these cartoon fish?
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   When the cursor dot turns yellow it just means you are close enough to the
   background to zoom in with "+" to get a closer look. You'll see sand, or a 
   close-up of coral/rock/ship's side etc etc.

   When it turns yellow AND rumbles, there's a creature that you can focus on
   with "A".

   When it turns yellow AND goes beep there is, very close to you, a little
   coloured glow of cartoon "dream fish". Point at that and zoom in with "+" 
   when it is glowing and you will get a close-up view that includes fish or
   treasure.

   The other sort of glow is a bright white glint that can be seen some way off
   - even when the cursor isn't yellow. When you get close to it and the cursor
   does turn yellow you will find one of the ordinary fishy glows, but one that
   definitely has treasure underneath it.

   This sounds complicated, but you soon get the hang of it. 


6) I found a place that I can't get into ...
--------------------------------------------

   There are three places you can find by exploring but not get into until you
   have acquired a new skill or equipment or some other help. You will not be
   able to get into these areas until they have been unlocked.

   They can only be unlocked by following Catherine's guidance through the
   plot.


7) I can't find the ... (area off the main map)
-----------------------------------------------

   Four of the five off-map areas are unlocked in the course of the story. At
   the appropriate stage there will be a red cross marked on the map, move the
   boat there, dive, and look around.

   If you get an email about a new area but there is no cross on the map you
   need to talk to Catherine; she will mark the map for you.

   The fifth area is unlocked when you have explored a certain amount of the
   main map. You will receive an email about it at that point. There is no
   value in looking for it sooner and it is not essential to progressing the
   plot.

   Sometimes people have difficulty re-visiting places they have already found
   once. Assuming you know where to dive (they are marked on the map) this is
   almost always because the entrances to two areas are south of the diving
   spot, but when you initially dive from the boat you start facing north. 

   Stay in the same position and turn to face south, then swim, and things
   should start looking familiar. 


8) Catherine keeps sending me back to the same area
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   You need to explore more. The plot will move forward at the latest when you
   have found all the 'rooms' (or in one case all of the something-else) in the
   area, and Catherine will prompt you to return to the boat when you have done
   this. 

   There is also a 'trigger' event that will move the plot forward if you find
   it. If you still get stuck, check your map or look in the Locations section
   of this FAQ.

   If you have 'triggered' completion of an area, Catherine will send you back
   to complete your exploring after the end of the main plot. 


9) Catherine wants me to find a ... (creature). I can't find it.
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   Catherine has told you its name and the map reference. Of the four creatures
   you need to find, two appear automatically when you swim to the red cross on
   the map and one you have met earlier in the game, so you should know where
   it is. The other one is harder to find.

   You need to dive deeper and approach the red cross from the north near the
   sea bed. Swim through the archway.

   If you are still stuck, check out the Sea Life Directory in this FAQ. 


10) The ... (fish/bird/creature) won't be friends with me ...
-------------------------------------------------------------

   Most creatures will respond to stroking or prodding. Whales and dolphins
   also respond to whistles. A few will respond only to feeding, and some
   particularly recalcitrant species especially in very deep waters are fond of
   the underwater pen - scribble near them.

   When using the pen, remember to click "OK" to complete your writing. If you
   don't, the fish will not be able to see it and will not respond.

   To find more information (get more ticks) for a creature you need to make
   friends with it on a different day either in a different location or after
   having gone away and done something else. 


11) The ... (dolphin) won't be my partner, I've tried everything ...
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   You need two pieces of information on a dolphin for it to be your partner.

   Come back on another day and try again.
 

12) When are the different seasons?
----------------------------------

   - Summer starts 1st June 
   - Autumn/Fall starts 1st September
   - Winter starts 1st December
   - Spring starts 1st March

   The notice board on the side of the cabin shows you the in-game date.

   You start the game on 1st July, partway through summer.


13) How do I get new clothes/hairstyles/gear?
--------------------------------------------

   Some clothes and hairstyles come from finding specific treasures.

   Other hairstyles are rewards for photography missions.

   Other diving suits and gear are rewards for guided dive missions.

   Fins and air tanks are a bit more complicated than that, but still come as
   rewards for missions.


13) How do I find treasures?
---------------------------

   Some treasures are always in the same place. They give off a bright white
   shine that can be seen from some way off - and even through objects. Just
   keep an eye open for this when you are exploring and you will find them.

   The rest of the treasures can appear nearly anywhere under a fishy glow. And
   so far nobody knows what it is that makes them appear.

   You may want to check out section 12 of this FAQ for more hints. 


14) I can't find the ... (fish) 
-------------------------------

   Bear in mind that the best and most fun way to find fish is to trip
   over them by accident while you are exploring. Don't forget to look at night
   and under glows and at different depths.

   Until you are down to the last handful to find it is probably not worth
   going in search of a particular creature, as enough of them are seasonal or
   rare that you may be setting yourself too difficult a task.

   But check out the detailed sections of this FAQ for more clues if you want.


15) Catherine won't let me dive at night
----------------------------------------

   You can still dive at night if you accept a guided dive request at
   night-time. Your client will lend you a spare lamp.

   To get your own lamp, you need to follow Catherine's instructions about the
   dolphin.


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[4] CONTROLS

===============================================================================

This section details the usual controls for moving around and interacting with
creatures, treasures and the environment. Other controls are given in the
detailed sections, so for:

   - Camera controls    see Missions/Photography (6.2)
   - Items on the boat  see Locations/Gabbiano   (9.1)
   - Aquarium controls  see Locations/Aquarium   (9.3)
 

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[4.1] TOOLS MENU
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


You will use this often for diving, surfacing and using extra equipment. It
also contains options for changing game settings. The tools menu is available
on the boat and underwater, but not when inside the cabin.


Open the Tools menu with D-pad (left, right or down)

     The menu shows at the bottom of the screen


Select option with D-pad (left or right) 

     The menu rotates to show the options (some start off locked, but they all
     get unlocked early in the game)

     Press (A) to select the one currently at the top
              
     The options are:

     - Dive/Return to boat
     - Food      - to feed underwater creatures or dolphins in training
     - Pen       - to write underwater
     - Camera    - to take photos
     - Whistle   - use the whistle
     - Options   - (see below)

     Options that are not available are greyed-out.

Close menu with D-pad (down)


Tools/Options
-------------

Displays a screen with buttons to change the game settings. Click on a button
with (A) to change that option


Change Controller type:

     - Normal: (default) restricts the vertical angles you can face
               This keeps you mostly the right way up.

     - Expert: no restriction - you can turn somersaults and swim
               upside-down. This is likely to be very disorienting for
               beginners, but it adds a new dimension for experienced
               players and can be very useful for taking interesting
               photographs.


Compass Display:

     - Display: (default) shows compass at the top left of the screen

     - Do not display: turns off the compass. This may be useful for:

               - Taking photographs or screen grabs
               - Playing hide-and-seek in online multiplayer
               - Adding the thrill of getting hopelessly lost


Tool icon display:

     - Display: (default) shows the selected tool icon at bottom right

     - Do not display: does not display the selected tool icon 
               This may be useful for taking photographs or screen
               grabs


MP3 playback:

     - turn MP3 background music on or off (see section 8.2 for details)


Cursor brightness:

     - adjust brightness of the cursor (default 100%)


Sound settings:

     - adjust volumes of music and sound effects (default 100%)


Return to default:

     - returns all settings to the default


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[4.2] BASIC DIVING
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To dive from the boat
---------------------

   Open the Tools menu and select "Dive"

   - Choose a partner to dive with or "go alone"

 * Spin Trick: In some locations you can get the diver to spin by pressing (A)
   as the diver gets to the bottom of the loading screen 


Select Music
------------

   While you are diving down from the boat or through into an off-map area you
   will see a loading screen. The bar at the bottom of the screen shows the
   selected music track (either an in-game track or one from your SD card).

   - Use D-pad (left or right) on the loading screen to select a track to play

 * See section 8.2 for more about using music from an SD card.  


Compass display
---------------

   The compass at the top left of the screen shows:
   
   - the direction you are facing (compass)
   - the direction of the boat relative to you (flag icon)
   - your vertical posture (yellow marker: at the top=up, bottom=down)

   If you move close to the edge of the dive area or open the Tools menu, the
   display expands to show:

   - Your depth in metres (or feet)
   - air gauge (after 60 minutes real time you will be returned to the boat)

 * Compass Help: Some people have a bit of difficulty using the compass. It
   works just like a compass in real life in that 'N' always points to the
   north, which in the game is always the top of the map. The direction you are
   facing is the one at the top of the compass face where the little arrow
   is. You will get the hang of it eventually. 

Map
---

   Press (1) to open the map

   - the flag icon shows where you dived in
   - the boat icon shows the current location of the boat
   - the red arrow shows your current location and direction
   - animated red dots show the route you have taken 

   Press (2) to zoom in/out


   Press (1) or (B) to close the map


Underwater controls
-------------------
             
Posture:      Point the remote in the direction you want to face or swim

Swim:         by holding (B)

        *     While swimming (but not in auto-swim) you can execute a spin-roll
              by pointing to the left (or right) of the screen and then quickly
              pointing to the other side. It takes a bit of practice to get it
              just right. This only works in third-person viewpoint.

Auto-swim:    press (-) once to swim continuously, press any button to cancel

        *     Lazy Swimming Trick: While using auto-swim, if you cover the end
              of the wii-remote with your hand and point it away from the
              screen, your diver will keep going as if you were still pointing
              in the same place. This can be used for swimming in pointless
              circles, swimming long distances to uncover the map, or making a
              cup of coffee when diving into very deep places.

Viewpoint:    press (2) to toggle third-person/first-person viewpoint

        *     In first-person you are closer to the action, but it is less easy
              to gauge the scale of things as there is nothing to compare them
              with. So everything in the game looks a bit smaller than it is.
              The diver's body (behind you) is affected by the environment, so
              you may experience what look like camera problems if an unseen
              fish runs into you.

        *     In third-person you are further from the action and have a better
              sense of scale, you can also scan through a wider area so this
              might help with hunting down treasures and small creatures. But
              the experience is not quite so immersive, for example kelp and
              soft corals bend out of the way when the camera, not the diver,
              goes through them. 


Surfacing:   "When near the surface, use (A) to look out of the water. In this
              mode, use the pointer to look around."

Quick turn:  "When underwater, flick the Wii remote to do an about-turn. Useful
              when you want to change direction quickly"

        *     For this, flick the Wii remote vertically. If you flick
              horizontally you may find you execute a spin roll instead.  

Tools menu:   to drop food, take pictures, use the whistle or pen


Food
----

   Open the Tools menu and select "Food"

   You have a maximum of 10 handfuls of food to use on each dive (a counter
   shows at the bottom right of the screen)

   Press (A) to drop a handful of food. If you are focussed on a creature, it
   will drop near the creature. If not, it will drop where your cursor is
   pointing.

   Some creatures have a good sense of smell and will be attracted to food from
   a distance. Some like their food but not when it is placed directly in front
   of them.

   Press (B) to exit.
      

The underwater pen
------------------

   Open the Tools menu and select "Pen"

   Select a colour and draw in the water by holding (A) and
   moving the Wii-remote

   - there is a limited amount of ink
   - point at "OK" and press (A) to confirm, the drawing will not stay there
     unless you do

   Select the eraser to rub out what you have done.

   The drawing will stay there for the duration of the dive. It can be useful
   for

   - marking searched areas
   - communicating with others during a multiplayer dive
   - befriending some fish

 * If you do lots of drawing during the dive, early ones may disappear if you
   have run over the ink limit. 


Return to boat:
--------------

   Open the Tools menu and select "Return to boat"

   The map will display showing 

   - where you have dived
   - the maximum depth you reached
   - the horizontal distance travelled in kilometres or miles
   - the length of time the dive took
   - the number of new species you have identified
  
   Any new areas of the map you have visited will be uncovered. Including
   adjacent areas of the land or the deep ocean.


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[4.3] CREATURES
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Most of these controls apply both underwater and on deck.


Focus
-----

   Point to a creature with the remote. If the cursor turns yellow and ripples
   (you get a rumble as well) you are close enough to focus on the creature.

   Press (A) to focus on it

   - you automatically follow its movements when focused
   - brings up the creature's Details bar at the bottom of the screen
   
   Press (+) to zoom in, (-) to zoom out

   Press (B) to unfocus


Creature details
----------------

   The Details bar shows at the bottom of the screen when you are focused on a
   creature. It displays "???" if you have not yet identified the creature, and
   otherwise shows its name.

   Point at the Details bar and press (A) to show creature details you have
   learnt

   - scroll up and down with D-pad
   - click the numbered buttons at the left to show each paragraph
   - paragraphs are available only when you have found enough about the
     creature

   To find more about a creature you need to successfully interact with it on
   different days. 

   Dolphins have two sets of creature details, one set for species details, and
   one for details of this specific dolphin as a diving partner.


Getting to know the creature
----------------------------

   You get to know ('befriend') a creature by successfully interacting with it.

   To interact with the creature when focused on it
   
   - "Pat" (stroke/rub/pet) - hold (A) and shake the remote
   - "Nudge"(tap/prod/poke) - press (A)

      A little hand icon will show you the action on screen. 

   Also, if you are underwater, you can

   - Feed                - Tools/"Food", then press (A) to feed
   - Underwater pen      - Tools/"Pen" and draw near the creature
   - Whistle             - Tools/"Whistle" (effective with dolphins and whales) 
 
     You do not have to be focused on the creature for these to work.
   
   When you have successfully interacted with a creature it will give off small
   sparkles and a 'gloop' noise. A new paragraph of information will be
   unlocked if available and if this is the first time today you have
   interacted with it.

   The first time you successfully interact with a creature its picture and
   details will appear in the Guide to Marine Life/Encyclopedia.

   Different creatures respond to different actions: most creatures will
   respond to stroking or prodding. Whales and dolphins - and sometimes other
   creatures - also respond to the whistle. A few will respond only to feeding,
   and some particularly recalcitrant species especially in vary deep waters
   are fond of the underwater pen - scribble near them. 

 * If you interact with a creature enough, it may give off large sparkles and
   follow you around. Fish that are this friendly can coax identification out
   of other creatures near them.


Other actions
-------------

   - Grab/ride    - Hold (A) & press (B) to ride on a whale/dolphin/whale shark
                  - press (2) to change the camera angle when riding

   - Take picture - Tools/"Camera" then (A) to photograph (see Photography)


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[4.4] CLOSE-UP VIEWS
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Background views
----------------

   Whenever the cursor turns yellow (but no ripple or rumble) you are near
   enough to get a close-up view of something, including

   - corals, sand, rocks, the sides of ships

   Press (+) to get a close-up view

   - then (+) to zoom in, and (-) to zoom out

   Press (B) to exit


Hidden creatures and treasures
------------------------------

   When you see a fishy glow (your cursor needs to be close enough to it) the
   cursor turns yellow and ripples and the remote makes a sound: 

   Press (+) to get a close-up view, then:

   - Zoom                - (+) to zoom in, (-) to zoom out
 
   There will be creatures and/or treasures here

   - some are very small, look carefully
   - Interact with creature - as normal
   - Pick up object         - point with (A) then hold (A) and press (B)


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[4.5] ON THE BOAT
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Walk:         point where you want to go and hold (B) 

Use item:     point and press (A) to check and activate things

              - including talking to Catherine 

Map:          Press (1) to open the Map 

              - press (2) to zoom in/out

              press (1) or (B) to close it again


Controls for particular things on the boat are in the Locations/Gabbiano 
section of this FAQ.


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[5] WALKTHROUGH

===============================================================================


The game is not linear. From early on you are free to go anywhere and do
anything you like on the main map and to take on missions. Things may happen in
different orders depending on how much exploring you do and what you find. 

But the plot is important for unlocking areas and creatures. 

This walkthrough is intended to cover the *bare minimum* you need to do to move
the plot forward while receiving all the storyline elements.

NOTES:   If at any point an email does not arrive or Catherine fails to respond,
         just take a swim. Usually this will be enough to move things forward.

         In the interests of brevity, the walkthrough does not (mostly) go into
         the exact details of where to find particular locations, creatures and
         treasures. If you are stuck on these, look them up in the reference
         sections of the FAQ:

            Section  9 - locations
            Section 11 - creatures
            Section 12 - treasures


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[5.1] WALKTHROUGH - Basic Training
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1) Start of game
----------------

   After picking your character's name, gender, hairstyle/colour and depth of
   suntan, you are thrust into a shallow lagoon.
   
   - taught basic controls of posture and swimming 
   - taught how to return to the boat

   Back on the boat you meet your companion Catherine Sunday.

   - taught how to walk and activate items
   - unlocked save, rest, and email functions in the cabin

 * When the end of the day comes, as you cannot yet dive at night, use the
   clock to rest until morning


2) Email from Alfred "Global Marine Foundation"
-----------------------------------------------

              (NA) "Greetings From Alfred Thorman"
              (FR) "L'Institute Poe"
              (DE) "Erster Auftrag von Alfred Tollman"
              (ES) "Fundación Marina Internacional"
              (IT) "Salve, sono Tollman!"

   You are invited to survey the Coral Forest area. Talk to Catherine.

   - unlocked map
   - taught how to open map, how to dive

   Dive from the boat 

   - taught how to focus on, view detail of and pat, nudge and feed fish

   Swim west towards the red cross on the map

   - you see a dolphin, but it swims away

   Back on board there is a penguin on the foredeck
  
   - taught how to focus on, view detail of, pat and nudge creatures on deck
   - unlocked Guide to Marine Life (Marine Biology Encyclopedia), 
     you can see what species you have befriended 
   - unlocked ship's wheel (Steering Wheel), you can move the boat
   - unlocked gate, you can use multiplayer

 * From this point you are free to go and explore anywhere on the main map
   any time you want to. 

 
3) Email from Alfred "Mysterious Manaurai"
------------------------------------------

              (NA) "Following Up"
              (FR) "Manauraï, la mysterieuse"
              (DE) "Rätselhaftes Manaurai"
              (ES) "Manaurai Misterioso"
              (IT) "I misteri di Manaurai"

   Alfred suggests you look for rare or unusual items in Blue Hall(Blue Holes).
   Talk to Catherine.

   Go to the red cross on the map (either move the boat or just swim there),
   and you will find a bright shine on a piece of coral. Go and look at it.

   - taught how to look in detail and to pick up objects
   - collected the Dolphin Medal
   - attracted the dolphin to you

 * Notice the fishy glow that you saw above the medal. When you see this in the
   game there is something to see underneath it (either fish or treasure). Not
   all treasures shine brightly like the Dolphin Medal did.

 * Now that you have done this, these little glows appear all over the map
   every time you dive.

   Click on the dolphin to continue.

   - it swims off towards the Lagoon
 
   Back on board

   - unlocked blue Item Box (Footlocker) on the rear deck for storing items.


4) Find the Dolphin
-------------------
   
   Catherine directs you to the Lagoon. Go to the red cross on the map, 
   click on the dolphin and lead it west to safety.

   Back on board

   - unlocked sea whistle and ramp
   
   Catherine suggests you use the ramp at the back of the boat to greet your
   new partner. You don't have much of an option here, as your ability to dive
   is greyed-out.

   - taught how to train your partner

   - unlocks the night diving equipment the next time you go on deck at night

 * If you don't go on deck at night straight away, Catherine will prompt you
   to do so after the Caves and before the Abyss


5) Dive with the dolphin
------------------------

   Talk to Catherine and she will suggest you practice diving with your
   partner. Give it a try.

   - learnt diving with partner

 * If you don't do this, the plot will not move forward properly. Catherine
   will keep nagging until you do it and things will sort themselves out
   eventually.
   

5) Email from Aubrey "Diving Guide: Request"
--------------------------------------------

              (NA) "Diving Guide Request"
              (FR) "Mission de guide de plongée"
              (DE) "Auftag: Tauchführung"
              (ES) "Trabajo de guía (Oferta)"
              (IT) "Cercasi guida (Offerta)"

   Accept this, and take the client on a dive in the Coral Forest. After the
   dive, no matter how well or badly you have performed, the client will give
   you a present

   - unlocked the underwater pen. 

 * Although the email does not set a time limit for accepting this dive
   request, after a delay of seven days you will not be able to dive until you
   have completed it 



 * Now you have all the equipment and training you need to explore the main
   map, find and befriend the inhabitants and find treasure. 

 * Take some time to read the noticeboard on the side of the cabin.


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[5.2] WALKTHROUGH - unlocking new areas & equipment
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1) Catherine panics about stocking the Aquarium
-----------------------------------------------

Conditions: you must have dived with the dolphin

   If you have not already identified ten species, do so now and Catherine will
   enlist your help. Take the boat to the red cross on the map and dive in. 

   - unlocks Aquarium   


2) Email from Douglas "Underwater Photography"
----------------------------------------------

              (NA) "Pics from Manoa Lai"
              (FR) "Manauraï en photo!"
              (DE) "Unterwasserfoto von Manaurai!"
              (ES) "Fotos submarinas"
              (IT) "Foto nei mari di Manaurai"

Conditions: you must have dived with the dolphin

   Catherine will give you her old equipment

   - unlocked camera and photograph album

 * Now is a good time to take some practice photographs.


3) Email from Douglas "Legendary Mermaid's Grotto"
--------------------------------------------------

              (NA) "The mermaid’s legend!"
              (FR) "La légendaire Grotte de la Sirène"
              (DE) "Die sagenhafte Meerjungfrauenhöhle"
              (ES) "La leyenda de la sirena"
              (IT) "La grotta della leggendaria sirena"

Conditions: you must have dived with the dolphin

   Catherine will explain to you about cave diving and mark the map. Go there
   and swim through the tunnel to the south-east.

   - unlocked Great Aqua Cave ('Caves')

   Explore the Caves as much as you like. Catherine will prompt you to return
   to the boat when you have visited the Caves twice, and have found all the
   named rooms, and have recovered a particular treasure. 

 * The plot will still move forward if you don't, but some things will happen
   in a different sequence and Catherine will prompt you later to return to
   finish your exploring.


4) Catherine mentions the deep crevasse at G6
---------------------------------------------

Conditions: you must at least have entered the Caves for the first time

   Move the boat to the red cross on the map and dive straight down in the
   daytime.

   - You can't go that deep yet!
 
   Back on board an email from Alfred offers a deep diving mix which Catherine
   gives to you. 

   - unlocked Abyss

   Dive straight down into the Abyss and explore as much as you like. Catherine
   will tell you that you have finished when you have visited the Abyss twice
   and have found all four caves. You need to dive at night to complete this -
   Catherine will prompt you if needed.

 * The plot will still move forward if you don't, so long as you have visited
   the bottom of the Abyss and have visited at night, but some things will
   happen in a different sequence and Catherine will prompt you later to return
   to finish your exploring.


5) Email from Alfred "Whale Shark Migration"
--------------------------------------------

              (NA) "Whale Shark Migratory Routes"
              (FR) "La migration des requins baleine"
              (DE) "Wandersrungswege der Walhaie"
              (ES) "Ruta del tiburón ballena"
              (IT) "La rotte dello squalo balena"

Conditions: you must at least have visited the bottom of the Abyss and dived at
            night in the Abyss.

   Catherine will mark the map for Marige Atoll (Mo'ia Atoll). Move the boat to
   the red cross and dive in the daytime. Click on the Whale shark.

   - Unlocks Ruins of Marige Atoll ('Ruins')

   Explore the Ruins as much as you like. Catherine will prompt you to return
   to the boat when you have visited the Ruins twice and have found all the
   engraved stones.

   If you return to the boat before then, the story will not move forward until
   you have broken through the roof where the bubbles are coming out. You will
   come across this in the course of exploring.

 * When you have done that, and caught up with your emails, Catherine will stop
   talking to you. At this point it may be easier to abandon the Ruins and
   carry on with the rest of the plot. You can come back to them later. 


6) Email from Douglas "Ghost Ship"
----------------------------------

              (NA) "Yoinks! It’s a g-g-ghost ship!"
              (FR) "Le bateau fantôme"
              (DE) "Gerücht um Geisterschiff"
              (ES) "¿Un barco pirata?"
              (IT) "Nave fantasma"

Conditions: You must have uncovered 60% of the main map by exploring *and* have
            entered the Caves for the first time. There are no further plot
            dependencies, so this can happen at nearly any time.

            The 60% of the main map includes the green land areas and the dark
            blue deep ocean areas. To uncover these you need to work your way
            around the edges.

  - unlocked Pirate Ship

  As the Pirate Ship moves around the map, it can be hard to find. You have
  four approaches:

   - find it by accident
   - thorough exploring just below the surface, which is virtually impossible
   - swim to the surface and look around. The ship can be seen a long way off
   - find all parts of the Pirate's Compass, which tells you which squares it
     can be found on 

 * Or look up the Pirate's Compass in section 12 of this FAQ to find the answer

   When you find the Pirate Ship, swim in to the large hole near the port bow.

   - unlocks Ocean's Graveyard (Ship's Rest)

   Explore the Ocean's Graveyard (Ship's Rest) as much as you like.


7) Find the Shark's Tooth Necklace
----------------------------------

   Once you have found this, and unlocked the Ocean's Graveyard (Ship's Rest),
   dive in the Ocean's Graveyard (Ship's Rest) at night. 

   Swim around enough and you should get a cutscene. If you don't, try this:

   Swim through the first large pipe at the north of the sunken ship, keeping
   to the top of the pipe and aiming for the kink at the top right at 
   (H3(0,5),28.5m,93ft).

   - unlocked Magu Tapah


8) Email from Alfred "Strange Ceremony"
---------------------------------------

              (NA) "Rituals and Rest"
              (FR) "Un rit bien étrange"
              (DE) "Ein seltsamer Ritus"
              (ES) "Un ritual curioso"
              (IT) "Rito particolare"

Conditions: You must have uncovered 90% of the main map by exploring and have
            entered the Ruins for the first time. There are no further plot
            dependencies, so this can happen at nearly any time.

            The 90% of the main map includes the green land areas and the dark
            blue deep ocean areas. To uncover these you need to work your way
            around the edges.

   The email suggests praying before a human face (crag shaped like a human
   face).

   Go to the Stone Heads in the Ruins to find the Life Beads (Jewel of Life).
   When you next go to the Ocean's Graveyard (Ship's Rest) in daytime:

   - unlocked Orca

 * if you can't find the Stone Heads, check out the Locations section of this
   FAQ


9) Email from Alfred "White Dolphin"
-------------------------------------

              (NA) "White Dolphin?"
              (FR) "Un dauphin blanc?"
              (DE) "Das Gerücht um den Weißen Delfin"
              (ES) "Un delfín blanco"
              (IT) "Delfino bianco"

Conditions: You must have
            - completed the Caves: 
                  visited twice, found all named rooms, found the main treasure
            - completed the Abyss: 
                  visited twice, found all four caves, found a coelacanth
            - completed the Ruins: 
                  visited twice and found all six stones 

   The email mentions rumours of a white dolphin west of Rock Land (Rock Bluff).
   Find the Old Bracelet in the Gallery of Souls.

   - unlocks Beluga in the 'Prince's Room' of the Ruins  

 * if you can't find the Gallery of Souls, check out the Locations section of
   this FAQ


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[5.3] STORY - the Whale Trail
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1) Email from Alfred "Equipment Request"
---------------------------------------- 

              (NA) "Re: Your purchase request"
              (FR) "A propos de ta commande"
              (DE) "Betreffend des Kaufersuchens"
              (ES) "El último pedido"
              (IT) "Domande d'acquisto macchinari"

Conditions: Breaking the roof in the Ruins

   Catherine is moody and talking about her 'purpose in life'. After you have
   read this email, she will stop talking to you.


2) Email from Douglas "Find the Green Garden"
---------------------------------------------

              (NA) "Kat & the Green Garden"
              (FR) "Cherche le Jardin Marin!"
              (DE) "Such den Grünen Garten!"
              (ES) "Encuentra el Jardin
              (IT) "Cerca nel Giardano di Smeraldo"

Conditions: Catherine stops talking to you

   Douglas suggests going to the Green Garden. Move the boat to the red cross
   on the map and dive. You will see a shine near a clam shell - go and collect
   the object and return to the boat.

   - collected Patrick's pocket watch 
   - unlocked Catherine's purpose in life

   From here on, Catherine will direct you on her search.

 * this is the one time in the game where someone other than Catherine marks
   the map. The cross appears directly you read Douglas's email, but you have
   to remember to look at the map yourself


3) Catherine directs you to the Abyss
-------------------------------------

   Dive down to the Graveyard (Whalebone Chasm) with your dolphin and you will
   find a sample that proves the White Mother exists.

 * Catherine will prompt you if you dive without a dolphin


4) Catherine directs you to find information about whales
---------------------------------------------------------

Conditions: only for whales that you have not already found and identified

   Catherine will direct you to any whales you have not already found with red
   crosses on the map. In each case, you need to gather some information on the
   whale. By this stage you know where at least one whale is, and two of them
   unlock automatically when you get to the red cross on the map.

   If you have difficulty finding the humpback whale, swim south through the
   archway directly beneath the red cross to trigger the cutscene. 

   If there are any whales you have found but not identified (by befriending
   them) Catherine will tell you to find some information about them, but will
   not give you further directions.


5) Place the sensors
--------------------

Condition: wait a day after identifying all the whales.

   Catherine will ask you to place five whale sensors in specific places.
   Follow her directions to place the sensors.

   If you find Catherine's directions confusing, or have opted not to get them,
   here is where to place the sensors:

   - (D2(3,2),8m,26ft) on ball coral in the cutting
   - (H7(4,2),38m,125ft) at the southeast corner of the crevasse
   - (E4(3,7),24m,79ft) on table coral over a precipice
   - (G5(0,4),38m,125ft) on a clamshell (have your whistle handy just in case)
   - (D8(3,0),28m,92ft) behind Atoll deep on a barrel sponge

   When you have placed all the sensors, go for a swim. 

   An email will arrive directing you to one of the sensors. Take the boat to
   the red cross on the map and swim to where you placed the sensor.

   - unlocks White Mother(Ancient Mother)

   Swim to the White Mother(Ancient Mother) and click on her with (A)

   - unlocks game credits
   - email from Leonard D "treasure trove" prompting you to search for treasures


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[5.4] STORY - loose ends
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Catherine will encourage you to explore areas you have not got to yet.


1) Named diving sites
---------------------

   If there are diving sites you have not already found, Catherine will direct
   you to:  

- "an interesting beach to the east" - Sunshine Beach at M5 

- "a magnificent spot to the west of Coral Forest" - Triple Steps at J2 

- "a large rocky reef after descending Triple Steps" - Rock Land(Rock Bluff) H4

- "a small inlet to the South ..." - the Secret Lake at J9

- "a uniquely-shaped reef to the west" - Knives Reef(Comb Reef) at D5.


2) Off-Map areas
----------------

   If you have not fully explored them, Catherine will direct you to  

- "More to find in the caves ..."

   find all named rooms in the Caves and recover the mermaid's treasure

- "more to find in the Abyss, take a look at the fossil near the wall"

   find all four caves in the Abyss and find a coelacanth

- "need to check the ruins again ..."

   find all stones in the Ruins

 * this will unlock the "White Dolphin" email if you have not received it yet


If you have not yet uncovered enough of the map to find the ghost ship:

- "uncover more of the map, I'm sure you'll find something"


3) On your own
--------------

   You are now on your own. Catherine ceases to be of any help.

   There are plenty of fish and treasures to find, missions to do, seasons to
   experience.

   Have fun!
 

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[6] MISSIONS

===============================================================================

Catherine's memo:

  "There are two kinds of offer; diving guide and photo request. You can 
   accept these offers any time you like."

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[6.1] MISSIONS - GUIDED DIVES
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Summary
-------

   You guide a client on a dive, showing them creatures they want to see.
   Guided dives help you to explore the ocean and let you show off your
   knowledge. Good performance is rewarded by additional diving suits and
   equipment.


Requests and results
--------------------

   Dives are part of the service provided by your employer. They are requested
   by email from Aubrey. There is a time limit of seven in-game days to accept
   the request. Each email tells you the name of the client and the area they
   wish to dive in.

   If you accept a request the dive takes place immediately after you have
   selected the area to dive in. So if you particularly want to dive by day or
   by night, set the clock first. You do not have to choose the area that the
   client has requested to dive in, but you cannot take a client into off-map
   areas.

   You may accept guided dives at night even before you get your night-diving
   equipment. The client will lend you a spare lamp.

   On completion each dive is graded:

   - (EU) from A-E, where A is the best
   - (NA) from one to five stars, where five stars is the best  

   After each dive you will receive:

   - an email from Aubrey giving your grade and commenting on your performance
   - a thank-you email from the client if you have performed well
   - possibly extra diving gear from Alfred if you have performed well


Objective
---------

   To impress the client. You should show them the fish they want to see, and a
   variety of others.


Grading
-------

   The grade you get depends on how happy your client is, which depends on

   - the length of the dive
   - which creatures they are shown
   - how much information you give them about the creatures they see

   EU grades are from E to A, NA from one to five stars. You will get a grade:

   E (*)     - if you dive and come straight back up without seeing any fish

   D (**)    - if you show at least one fish, one the client did not request

   C (***)   - if you show the fish the client requested,
                           OR a fish they have a personal preference for,
                           OR enough other fish,
                           OR you stay down for 10 minutes 
               Catherine will tell you the client is "suitably impressed"
                                                (NA) "pretty happy"

   B (****)  - if the client reacts with positive comments during the dive

   A (*****) - if you show the fish the client requested, 
                           AND a fish they have a personal preference for,
                           OR enough other fish
               Catherine will tell you the client is "absolutely thrilled"
                                                (NA) "thrilled"
   
  
   Each client has particular preferences for fish they like to see, (see the
   People section of this FAQ for details).

   Low grades will attract some pretty sharp criticism from Aubrey, even if the
   client is relatively polite about it.


Hints
-----

   Pay attention to what the client says about their preferences. See the
   People section for details of each client.

   Do not lose contact with your client, it upsets them. They cannot follow
   you if they cannot see you. So take care they are with you if you dive
   through holes or turn sharp corners. To find them again - look for their
   bubbles. So long as you find them again your grade should not be affected.

   If the client expresses frustration at not being able to find the fish they
   asked to see, this may be a clue. Stop and look around - often you will find
   that there is one close by. If they do this repeatedly you might find that
   the fish has been following close behind you all the time.


Catherine's memos from the noticeboard:
---------------------------------------

  "As a diving guide, it's your job to show the client what they want to see.
   Try to point out other interesting things too."

  "During a dive, try to give the client some facts about what they are
   seeing. A knowledgeable guide is a good guide."

      (open up the information about fish that you show the client and page
       through it)

  "To earn the reputation of a good guide, you must really understand the
   client. Pay attention to their reactions."

      (learn each client's preferences)

  "If the client loses sight of you, I'll let you know, then you should
   regroup as soon as you can. Your reputation is at stake!"


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[6.2] MISSIONS - PHOTOGRAPHY
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Summary
-------

   Photography is a little sideline you have with the journalist Douglas.
   Photography missions encourage you to know where to find fish and to get
   close enough for a good shot. 


Requests and results
--------------------

   Photographs are requested by Douglas with a time limit of seven in-game days
   to respond. Each email identifies the species required and also, in the 
   heading, the type of creature it is:

   - Close-Up Photo       - will be hidden under a glow
   - Small fish photo     - of small fish
   - Medium Fish Photo    - of medium fish
   - Large Fish Photo     - of large fish
   - School of Fish Photo - of a school of fish
   - Marine Animal Photo  - of creatures that may appear on deck

   You do not need to accept the request in advance. You have seven days to
   find and photograph the creature and reply to the email attaching a
   photograph.

   On completion each picture is graded 

   - (EU) from A-E, where A is the best
   - (NA) no grade given, but verbal feedback from Douglas  

   After each dive you will receive:

   - an email from Douglas giving your grade and where appropriate attaching
     the published version of your photograph


Objective
---------

   To impress the editor you should photograph the requested creature so that
   it is large and in the centre of the screen. 


Grading and feedback
--------------------

   The grading criteria are not entirely clear (and the grade letters are not
   used in the NA release), but:

   E ("pretty bad")  - completely missed the point: wrong fish, aquarium photo
   D ("not bad")     - not too bad but doesn't get published
   C ("pretty good") - published in a magazine article ...
   B ("really good") - published as a double-page spread ...
   A ("AMAZING!")    - published as a magazine cover ...

   You will get a grade E if you try to use a picture taken in the Aquarium.
   The editors know that you are cheating!
     

Hints
-----

   Be patient.

   Know your creatures and where to find them.

   Keep the best pictures that you took - the request may come up again. 

   Do not over-excite other fish nearby, they may get in the way.

   Take pictures in advance of rare creatures. There is no ban on re-using old
   photos.

   Take the sort of picture you are asked for. For example, some small fish can
   be found swimming in the open or under glows. A "Close-up" picture must be
   taken under a glow, a "Small fish" photo must be taken in open water.

   If you really can't find the creature and you want to get rid of the
   request, you do not have to wait seven days. Send a photo of something else
   instead and put up with the bad grade.

   You normally - nearly always - get requests only for fish that you have
   already identified yourself. To give yourself the best chance of success,
   don't be in too much of a hurry to identify fish you won't be able to find
   again easily (or if you do, keep a photo of them handy).

   Do it like a professional. Take lots of pictures than select the best later.


Close-up photos: You need to find a spot where the creature is large and in the
                 centre of the screen, or can be persuaded to move there. This
                 may not be where you usually find the creature (for example, 
                 the young Harlequin Sweetlips is quite common in the Caves,
                 but for a really good close-up you might want to look near the
                 Secret Lake).

                 Many creatures can be persuaded to move by tapping them. But
                 don't try this with sea slugs or frogfish on vertical surfaces
                 as they will fall off.

                 It can help to drop some food to tempt them.

                 Sometimes you need to be a bit more devious. For example,
                 Firefish tend to swim way off centre, and vanish into their
                 hole when tapped - but be patient, and you can get a good shot
                 just as they come back out of the hole.

Small fish:      It can be very difficult to get close enough for a good photo.

                 Fish are less active at night, and less able to run away in
                 enclosed spaces, but the best approach is to persuade the fish
                 to follow you, then swim away, take out your camera and 
                 patiently wait for it to fill the frame. You can move the
                 camera to track it, but do *not* use (A) to 'focus' on it, as
                 this will move you back from the fish.

Medium fish:     Unless they swim faster than you do, it is fairly easy to get
                 a good shot by focussing on the fish with (A). But you'll get
                 a better one by getting ahead of the fish and letting it swim
                 towards you.

Large Fish:      It doesn't seem to be necessary to get the whole fish in shot,
                 but again it is easier to get ahead of them and let them swim
                 forward to fill the frame. 

School of Fish:  You do not need to get the whole school in the photo. You can
                 get a good shot if you get right in among the fish. Feeding
                 can help slow them down, or keep them fixed to the same place
                 for a short while. For fast-swimming shoals it is easiest to
                 position yourself somewhere on their path.

Marine Animal:   You are a bit restricted in the shots you can take on deck.
                 Headshots work well for large creatures, and it may be worth
                 waiting (or prodding them) until they do something interesting.

                 Remember that penguins, sea lions, seals and diving birds can
                 also be found in the ocean, where you can get more interesting 
                 shots.   
 

Camera Controls
---------------

   Open the tools menu with D-pad (left, right or down)
 
   - use D-pad (left or right) to select Camera
   - press (A)

   Use (+) and (-) to zoom in and out

   Press (A) to take a picture

   Press (2) to adjust the camera settings

   - select a fixed or floating focus box

     by default the focus box is fixed at the centre of the screen. A floating
     box allows you to set the focus on off-centre objects. 
  
   - change the aperture and F-stop

     the default f8 gives the greatest depth-of-field (more things in focus) but
     the smallest aperture (less light gets into the camera)

     other settings will let you experiment with blurry backgrounds/foregrounds
     and perhaps with better night shots

     Focusing on a creature with (A) will put you at the right distance to keep
     it in focus on all settings (?)  

   These options are worth experimenting with, but do not seem essential to
   getting good grades in the photography missions.


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[7] PEOPLE AND PLACES

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[7.1] PEOPLE - IN THE STORY
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The people you encounter, whether in person or otherwise, through the game's
storyline. All character notes are based on or extrapolated from in-game text.


Catherine Sunday (Katherine Sunday)
-----------------------------------

   Your companion on the Gabbiano: a moody marine correspondent with a wickedly 
   dry sense of humour. Catherine is your instructor and guide as she gently
   prods you through the story line. She cannot swim and wears a lifejacket at
   all times, but she can read Latin. 

   Her father was European and her mother from Paoul (Pelago). She has recently
   returned to Paoul after twenty years in Europe.

   (NA) The North American Katherine has the same insecurities, but covers them
   a flow of lively, if slightly nervous, off-the-wall banter.


Patrick Sunday 
--------------

   Catherine's late father, who died in search of the white whale. You never 
   encounter Patrick, but you do find his watch and help his daughter.


Alfred Tollman (Alfred Thorman)
-------------------------------

   Alfred is the closest thing you have to a boss. Will occasionally ask you to
   do things, reward you for your performance and forward your mail.

   He seems fairly easy-going most of the time, but does keep a close eye on
   expenditure. He is well-connected with research institutes.


Aubrey Tollman (Aubrey Thorman)
-------------------------------

   Presumably some relation to Alfred.

   Aubrey organises guided dives on behalf of the foundation. He will email you
   when a client wants to dive, and again to report the grading of your dive.
   He clearly tells Alfred what you are doing, as you occasionally get rewarded
   for your performance.

   Aubrey is fiercely defensive of the reputation of the organisation (or
   perhaps of his own position in it) and gets snappy if you do not perform
   well.


Douglas Ribona (Douglas Banner)
-------------------------------

   A childhood friend of Catherine's, he is now a freelance journalist based in
   Kayah who offers you a job taking underwater photographs. He is also an
   expert on the local mythology.

   From Catherine's comments after you find the Picture Frame he appears to
   have a second job in hair-care products.

   Douglas is remarkably relaxed about life, tremendously supportive of
   Catherine and friendly to you. No matter how bad your photographs are, he 
   never criticizes. Despite your short acquaintance, he readily uses the
   familiar form of address (in the German translation).


Unknown Sender (404 ERROR Sender Unknown)
-----------------------------------------

   The author of spooky and threatening anonymous emails when you discover
   pieces of the Intriguing Idol (Deity Idol). 

   Claims to have some connection with ancient curses, and certainly seems to 
   know somehow what you have been doing. May not be entirely sane.


Prof. Gregorio Mueller (Gregor Mueller)
---------------------------------------

   Professor of Archaeology at M University/Pelago University. An expert in
   deciphering long-lost languages from tiny fragments of stone, which he can
   then teach to novices in ten minutes flat.

   Remarkable.


Leonard D.
----------

   An 'oceanic researcher' who suggests you look for "rich pickings" in the
   sea. This is a clear hint to look for treasures, though his motives are as
   unclear as his credentials.


Norisuke Takahishi 
------------------

   Japanese ethnologist and expert in ancient vases who buys you a new
   swimsuit.


The Paoul Jewellers (Pelago Natural History Museum)
---------------------------------------------------

   Local jewellery experts who offer to buy coral at a large price from
   Catherine. All you get is a diving suit.

   (In the NA version Katherine states that the coral could be sold for a lot
   of money, but that we should donate it to a museum instead.)


Nikolai Komodo
--------------

   Curator at the Kayah National Museum. A fossil expert who rewards you with a
   diving suit. 


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[7.2] PEOPLE - GUIDED DIVE CLIENTS
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

The people you take on dives. Their particular preferences are important in
achieving good grades.


Mike Oldman (Will Gayne)
------------------------

   Grey hair and neat beard. Has been involved with the Global Marine
   Foundation (Marianas Foundation) in the past. He is some sort of
   engineer/inventor who came up with the pen that writes on water. The sort of
   man who has "urgent business".

   Married to Anna, who can't swim and isn't remotely interested, which Mike
   finds hard to believe.

   Preferences: Likes really big creatures.

                Try him with whales and manta rays, but for some reason he is
                also tremendously impressed with the Dwarf sawfish.  
                


Yoko Tsuyuki (Yoko Kagura)
--------------------------

   A researcher from Japan, mainly studying animal habitation according to 
   topography. She has straight dark hair and a blue and black suit. Spends
   only one night at a time on the island, so presumably jets in especially to
   see you.

   Preferences: "more a fan of large fish than small ones", "I'm a real fan of
                 sharks"

                 So big sharks are a good idea.


Raymond Berjoux (Victor Durand)
-------------------------------

   A schoolteacher from France with short dark hair and designer stubble. He
   keeps fish at home and has children. Seems to be an experienced diver.

   Preferences: likes shoals of fish, as they remind him of children

                Powder blue tang, Pyramid butterflyfish and Bigeye trevally
                are among his favourites. 


Sofia Marini (Pia Marini)
-------------------------

   Ash-blonde with a pink diving suit. A "quite famous" catwalk model from
   Italy who watches too much television.

   Preferences: Small fish, as they are cute and elegant; "rare species"

                Anything as small as or smaller than a Bicolour parrotfish will
                do.  


Marina Horta (Carina Ortez)
---------------------------

   Short dark hair, red and white suit, works as a designer in Spain mainly
   designing diving suits and gloves. Writes chatty emails.

   Preferences: Brightly coloured fish

                Best of all, the Mandarinfish/Green Mandarin Goby


Michael Lachs (Michael Schoff)
------------------------------

   Short brown hair. A veterinary surgeon from Germany specialising in the
   treatment of marine animals. 

   Michael is unlucky in love: "every time a woman leaves me I head straight
   for the Manaurai Sea". Given the frequency of his visits it might be
   suggested he should stick to penguins.

   Preferences: penguins, dolphins and whales


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[7.3] PLACES
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Republic of Paoul/Pelago Commonwealth
-------------------------------------

              (NA) Pelago Commonwealth
              (FR) La République de Baoru
              (DE) Paoul
              (ES) Paoul
              (IT) Baoru

   A country of the south Pacific islands, this seems to be loosely based on
   the real Republic of Palau in the western Caroline Islands of Micronesia,
   some 500 miles (800 km) east of the Philippines and 2000 miles (3200 km)
   south of Tokyo.

   Palau is something of a haven for scuba divers:

      In 1989 Palau was ranked and listed by CEDAM International as the ranking
      Number 1 Underwater Wonder of the World out of the seven underwater
      wonders.

      Tourist activity focuses on scuba diving and snorkeling in the islands'
      rich marine environment, including the Floating Garden Islands to the
      west of Koror and the Rock Islands to the south.
      (Wikipedia)

   Particular places in and background of Palau feature strongly in the game,
   as do some of the local legends:

      The biodiversity of Palau is reflected in Palauan legends, which show a
      close relationship between the Palauans and the many creatures that
      inhabit their land. In the legends, often humans transform into animals,
      such as when a Palauan mother clutching her child turned into a dugong to
      explain the start of this marine mammal, and the theme of transformation
      is very strong. 
      (http://fishnfins.com/Palau.html)

   Some of the game locations are closely based on places in Palau for example,
   the Great Drop-Off (the Big Drop-off in real life) and the Blue Holes.

   For more information about Palau, check out these sites:

      www.visit-palau.com 
         for general information (Palau Visitor's Authority)

      www.okara.com/violeta_hughes-davis/html/ngibtal.html
         the story of the sunken village of Ngibtal.

      www.janesoceania.com/palau_storyboard/index.htm
         general information about storyboards and others. 

      www.fishnfins.com
      www.samstours.com
         a couple of diving sites with nice photos that you will recognise


Kayah/Kai'a
----------- 

              (NA) Kai'a
              (FR) Caïa
              (DE) Kaya
              (ES) Kaya
              (IT) Kaya
  
   This city is the capital of Paoul/Pelago. Unlike its real-life counterpart
   of Koror it is large enough to support a giant aquarium, a university
   and a national museum.
  

Manaurai/Manoa Lai
------------------

              (NA) Manoa Lai
              (FR) Manauraï
              (DE) Manaurai
              (ES) Manaurai
              (IT) Manaurai


   This island in Paoul/Pelago is the setting of the game. It is geologically 
   similar to the islands of Palau, being made of limestone and fringed by
   coral reefs.


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[8] MUSIC

===============================================================================

The selected track shows at the bottom of the screen when diving down from the
boat or through into an off-map area. Use right/left D-pad to select a
different track before the loading screen ends.


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[8.1] MUSIC - In-game tracks
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

             
Default tracks
--------------

Embrace of Manaurai     - daytime default (instrumental)

Moon of Manaurai        - nighttime default (instrumental)


Other tracks
------------

These tracks, all by Hayley Westenra, are unlocked at key points in the game.
The album title is given in brackets: 


Prayer       (Odyssey)  - titles track, available at the start of the game  

Pokarekare Ana  (Pure)  - when you free the dolphin from the lagoon 

Shenandoah  (Treasure)  - when you first enter the Caves

River of Dreams (Pure)  - when you first enter the White Room in the Caves

Benedictus      (Pure)  - when you first enter the Abyss

Amazing Grace   (Pure)  - when you first enter the Ruins

                         (from the album 'Pure' in most countries, but
                          only on the collectors' editions in New Zealand and
                          Japan) 

Hine e Hine     (Pure)  - when the ceiling caves in in the Ruins

The Water is Wide  (*)  - when you get the games credits, by either
                          - finding the white whale, or
                          - sitting on the deckchair at sunset

                          *from the album 'Odyssey' (UK second edition 2006)
                          *from the album 'Treasure' (US, Aus, NZ, Can)  
        
E Pari Ra    (Treasure) - when you first enter the Ocean's Graveyard/Ships Rest 

Hayley's Medley   (n/a) - when you have unlocked all the other tracks

                          this plays all the tracks in sequence


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[8.2] MUSIC - playing MP3 from SD card
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

You can play your own MP3 tracks from an SD card instead of the in-game music.


Preparing an SD card
--------------------

   You will need an SD card, there is no need for a special one or a
   particularly big one.

   Copy your MP3 tracks onto the card - it doesn't matter if they are inside
   folders or not. It is a good idea to make the file names recognisable, as
   they will show up in the game.

   Flip open the little door on your Wii and insert the SD card. If your Wii is
   upright the printed side of the card should be on the right.


Controls
--------

The Stereo:

   The stereo can be turned on and off only when you are on the boat

   Click on the stereo on deck (behind the deckchair) with (A). You are shown a
   list of the MP3 files on the card, regardless of what folder they may be in. 

   - scroll up and down with the D-pad

   - select a track with (A) to play it and exit, or

   - exit with (B) to turn the stereo off and revert to in-game music

   The selected track will start playing, replacing the in-game music


Options/MP3 Playback:

   This option is only available when the stereo is turned on, but can 
   be used on deck or underwater.

   Open the Tools menu, select "Options", and click on "MP3 Playback"

   - select "Stop" to pause the MP3 and revert to in-game music

   - select "Play" to pause the in-game music and revert to your MP3 track

   
Options/Music volume:

   Open the Tools menu, select "Options", and click on "Sound settings"

   This controls the volume of SD card music the same as it does for in-game
   music


Diving
------

   If you dive when the stereo is turned on your selected MP3 track is shown as
   the default music selection. But you can still scroll left and right to
   select in-game music.

   If you select the MP3 track: 

   - the "MP3" playback" setting will be set to "Play"
   - the MP3 track will play repeatedly
   - if you change "MP3 playback" to "Stop" the MP3 will be paused and you will
     revert to the default in-game music. Change "MP3 playback" to "Play" to 
     resume the MP3 track at any time. 

   If you select in-game music:

   - the "MP3" playback" setting will be set to "Stop"
   - the selected in-game track will play repeatedly
   - if you change "MP3 playback" to "Play" the in-game music will be paused
     and you will revert to the MP3 track. Change "MP3 playback" to "Stop" to 
     resume the in-game music at any time. 

   If you have an MP3 track playing when you reach a plot point where new
   in-game music is unlocked:

   - you won't hear the new music, because the MP3 track keeps playing 
   - if you change "MP3 playback" to "Stop" the MP3 will be paused and you will
     revert to the newly-unlocked in-game track. Change "MP3 playback" to
     "Play" to resume the MP3 track at any time. 
    

Playing track lists
-------------------
 
   Only one MP3 track can be active at a time. 

   If you want to play more than one track you will have to combine several
   MP3s into one. This is a job for your computer, not the Wii.


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[9] LOCATIONS

===============================================================================

For each location, this section gives: 

- all the named areas or rooms 
- any unnamed but important areas or rooms
- help navigating through areas not shown on the maps 
- items on the boat and in the Ruins not covered elsewhere

Locations are given in alphabetical order (of the EU English release) for each
main area, except in the Ruins where the sequence helps navigation. 

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[9.1] LOCATIONS - THE GABBIANO
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Le Gabbiano 
              (DE) Gabbiano
              (ES) Gabbiano
              (IT) Gabbiano

Description: "Your small but sturdy vessel. Gabbiano means 'seagull' in 
              Italian."

             (In the EU Italian translation we learn that this is because, like
              a seagull, it has the freedom of the oceans.) 

Controls:     To move around the boat, point and press (B)

              To activate an item, point and press (A)


Album - View photos (in the Cabin)
-------------------

              (FR) Album Photos
              (DE) Das Album
              (ES) Álbum de fotos
              (IT) Album - guarda le foto

Description: "Photographs can be viewed, arranged and erased. Up to forty
              entries can be stored."

              The album fills up with pictures that you have taken and
              developed, and with copies of work you have had published as a
              result of successful photography missions.

Constraints:  The album can hold up to forty (40) photographs

              When it is full you can only add another photograph if you
              first delete an existing one.

            * A photograph can only be used for one mission at a time, and
              cannot be erased until you have had the feedback for that
              mission. Sometimes - if you have done a mission but not read the
              feedback - an old photograph will be 'stuck' in the album with
              no way of erasing it. So always read your feedback.  

Controls:     Click on the left and right arrows to move between pages

              Select a photo with (A) to view or erase it

              Move a photo (exchange it with another) by grabbing it: hold (A)
              and press (B)
 
              Click on the Camera icon at top left to switch to the camera.


Cabin Door - Enter the cabin
----------------------------

              (FR) La cabine
              (DE) Die Kabine
              (ES) Entrar an la cabina
              (IT) Entra in cabina

Description: (none)

Constraints:  When inside the cabin you cannot use (1) to view the map

              To see the map, click on the steering wheel instead

              The Tools menu is not available inside the cabin


Camera - Develop photos (in the Cabin)
-----------------------

              (FR) Appareil Photo - déveloper les photos
              (DE) Die Kamera - Foto entwickeln
              (ES) Cámara fotográfica - ver fotografías
              (IT) Macchina fotografica - sviluppa le foto

Description: "Develop photos and add them to your album. Be careful as
              photographs are not saved unless added to your album."

Constraints:  The camera can hold up to twenty (20) photos. Before you can use a
              photograph you must develop it and place it in the Album.

              Photographs in the camera are not saved when you save the game.
              To save a photograph you must put it in the album.

Controls:     Click on a photo with (A) to select it, you will see
              - a thumbprint of the photo
              - the date and time it was taken
              - the grid reference and depth it was taken at

              It does not say which map is being used, so G-4 could be that
              square on the main map, in the Caves etc.

              You can either erase the photo or develop it (or view it if it
              has already been developed)

              If you choose to develop it, you see a large image and can either
              - add it to the Album, or
              - erase it, or
              - press (B) to leave it where it is

              If the album is full, you will have to clear some space in the
              Album and then re-develop the picture.

              Click on the Album icon at top left to switch to the Album.


Clock - Rest (in the Cabin)
------------

              (FR) Le Réveil - se reposer
              (DE) Die Uhr - zeit vorstellen - ausrahan
              (ES) el reloj - dejar pasar el tiempo
              (IT) l'orologio - fai scorrere il tempo

Description: "Use the clock to sleep from evening until morning or vice-versa."

              The clock shows the in-game time. Daytime starts at 06:00 and
              night-time starts at 18:00. 

           *  Time passes at about 1 hour for 24 hours when you are on the boat
              and one hour for 6 hours when underwater.             

           *  Using the clock is the only way to move time forward in the game,
              except for spending time in the natural course of events.

Constraints:  You cannot turn the clock back.

              Using the clock to rest moves time forward but does not trigger
              events. Any date-dependent events, emails etc will happen only
              after a dive. If you use the clock a lot without diving, you may
              miss things.

Controls:     Just click on the clock with (A) to have the option to rest until
              the next morning or evening.


Deckchair - Enjoy the scenery (on the afterdeck)
-----------------------------

              (FR) La chaise longue - regarder le paysage
              (DE) Der Liegestuhl
              (ES) Tumbona - contemplar el mar
              (IT) Sedia a sdraio - contempla il mare

Description: "Sit back, relax and enjoy the ocean view from the deck of your
              boat."

           *  If you use the deckchair at sunset, you get a special cut-scene
              and credits.


Foredeck
--------

Description:  Frequently visited by birds and animals. Don't forget to check
              here regularly if you want to collect everything.

              The creatures on deck change each time you dive and depend on
              where the boat is. See section 11.A for details.  


Gate - Use gate (on the Foredeck)
---------------

              (FR) Coupée
              (DE) Die Treppe
              (ES) Pasarela
              (IT) Plattaforma

Description: "Visit friends and welcome them on board here. Use the options in
              the various menus to get everything prepared."

              Used for online multiplayer through Nintendo Wifi.

Controls:     Gives the following options:
              - Open Gate
              - Go diving/Part Ways
              - Confirm Friend Code
              - Friend roster

              See section 16 for more about online play.


Goggles (Snorkel Mask) - change (in the Cabin)
-------------------------------

              (NA) Snorkel Mask
              (FR) Lunettes de Plongées - se changer
              (DE) Die Brille - umziehen
              (ES) Equipo de buceo - Cambiarse
              (IT) Maschera - Cambia aspetto

Description: "You can change your outfit at anytime. Check new items here."

Controls:     Click on an icon at the top to select one of:
              - hairstyle, suits, jackets (BCD), gloves, fins, tanks

              Then scroll left or right with D-pad and press 'Confirm' button
              to select.

              There is no difference in performance between different items.


Guide to Marine Life (Encyclopedia of Marine Biology) - View Species (in Cabin)
--------------------------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Encyclopedia of Marine Biology
              (FR) Encyclopédie Marine
              (DE) Das Bestimmungbuch
              (ES) enciclopedia
              (IT) enciclopedia marina

Description: "Your indispensable guide to marine life. Simply point to an entry
              and press (A) to view detailed information."

              Shows silhouettes of creatures you have not found and details
              about the ones you have.

              There are 40 pages to start with, a further two pages are
              unlocked during the game.

Controls:     Press D-pad left or right to turn pages 

              Point and press (A) to view a creature's details


Item Box (Footlocker) - View collected items (on the afterdeck)
--------------------------------------------

              (NA) Footlocker
              (FR) Coffre 
              (DE) Die Box 
              (ES) Arcón 
              (IT) Cassa

Description: "Store items you find when diving inside the item box."

              Holds the items that you have found.

Controls:     Press D-pad left or right to scroll 

              Point and press (A) to view an item.


Journal (Dive Log) - Save (in the Cabin)
---------------------------

              (NA) Dive Log
              (FR) Le carnet de plongée - sauvegarder
              (DE) Tagebuch - speichern
              (ES) el diario - guardar datos
              (IT) diario di bardo - salva

Description: "You can keep a record of your progress."

Controls:     Saves the game and optionally quits. There is no option to quit
              without saving.

           *  To quit without saving, either turn your Wii off, or return to
              the Wii menu using the Home button


Mobile phone (Mobile Device) - Read Mail (in the Cabin)
----------------------------------------

              (NA) Mobile Device              
              (FR) Le téléphone - livre vos e-mails
              (DE) Handy Mails - Mail lesen
              (ES) el móvil - leer mensajes
              (IT) il terminale - leggi le e-mail

Description: "You receive mail via your mobile handset. You'll receive new
              information and guide requests. Be sure to check it regularly."

Constraints:  Your in-box is limited to 40 emails, and older ones vanish.

Controls:     Select emails with (A) to read them and use D-pad to scroll up
              and down.

              Options are available (where appropriate) to send a reply or open
              an attachment.


Notice Board (Message Board) - Read notice board (on the outside of the Cabin)
------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Message Board              
              (FR) Le tableau d'affichage - lire les notes
              (DE) Memoboard - Notizen lesen
              (ES) Tablón
              (IT) Bacheca - leggi la bacheca

Description:  Shows the current date and phase of the moon and additional
              information from Catherine about the game.

            * Most of the notices are reproduced or paraphrased throughout this
              FAQ

Controls:     Use the D-pad to scroll though the notices.


Ramp - Call Partner (on the afterdeck)
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              (FR) Ponton - appeler un partenaire
              (DE) Die Gangway - Partner rufen
              (ES) Popa - Llamera un compañero
              (IT) Scaletta - Chiama un compagno

Description: "Descend the Ramp to the training point and you can communicate
              with your partner."

              Use the Ramp to train your partners. 

Controls:     See Partners section for details.


Stereo - Audio settings (on the afterdeck)
-----------------------
              
              (FR) Le poste audio - audio
              (DE) MP3-Player
              (ES) Reproductor MP3 - música
              (IT) Radio - scegli i brani

Description: "Listen to music by loading MP3 data from SD Cards. It plays
              underwater too, so you can swim to your favourite tunes."

Controls:     Scroll up and down with the D-pad, select a track with (A).

              See section 8 for more details on using the stereo.


Wheel (Steering Wheel) - Move boat (in the Cabin)
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              (NA) Steering Wheel
              (FR) Barre - déplacer le bateau
              (DE) Das Steuerrad - Schiff steuern
              (ES) Timón - navigar
              (IT) Timone - Traccia la rotta

Description: "You can move to any point on the map. After moving, you can go
              diving in the new area."

              Well, almost. There are some places the boat will not go, such as
              in the deep ocean, on land, on top of sunken atolls and in the
              Secret Lake.

Controls:     Point to a place on the map and click (A) to move the boat there.

            * In single player, press (A) again to cut short the scene of the
              boat moving 


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[9.2] LOCATIONS - MANAURAI SEA (MANOA LAI SEA)
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              (NA) Manoa Lai Sea
              (FR) La Mer de Manauraï
              (DE) Manauraisches Meer
              (ES) Mar de Manaurai
              (IT) Mare di Manaurai

Description: "The western sea off Manaurai Island abounds with unspoiled beauty
              and natural resources"

              The main map of the game.

Notes:        Locations in CAPITALS are named diving sites and include in-game
              diving information which is emailed the first time you enter each
              area. 

              Other named areas may contain treasures, or particular species.
              Some have no apparent reason for being named.


'Area West of Rock Land' ('Area West of Rock Bluff')
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Location:     Main map (F4)   

Description:  This *unnamed* area is referred to several times in the game. It
              is centred on F4.

What's there: The top of the smaller of the two main rocks is a good place to
              find different varieties of clownfish.


Ancestral Reef (Ancestor Reef) 
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              (NA) Ancestor Reef
              (FR) Les Coreax Ancestraux
              (DE) Das Ahnenriff
              (ES) Arrecif Ancestral
              (IT) Fondali degli Antenati

Location:     Main map (K7(2,4),12m,39ft)

Description:  An enclosed sandy area close to the Mermaid's Grotto (Mermaid
              Tunnel).
             
What's there: Usually contains a shoal of fast-swimming fish being chased in
              the daytime by diving birds.


BLUE HALL (BLUE HOLES)
----------------------

              (NA) Blue Holes
              (FR) Hall de Saphir
              (DE) Die Baule Höhle
              (ES) Lucernario
              (IT) Sala Cobalto

Location:     Main map (L2)

Description: "-Mysterious Manaurai

              An enormous rock formation with a hollow interior. Openings in
              the roof let curtains of lustrous blue light cascade down. Simply
              unforgettable. Tens of thousands of years of slow accretion built
              this enormous coral structure, while erosion created the holes
              giving the Blue Hall its miraculous form.

              -Tricks of the tides

              Due to the capricious nature of the ocean currents, pieces of
              wreckage and other unusual objects can sometimes be found in Blue
              Hall."

        (NA) "*** Hole-y Cow! ***

              Blue Holes is a massive rock formation housing many small caves.
              Divers are treated to views like no other as beams of light pour
              in from openings overhead. At one time this formation was above
              ground, but rising oceans and erosion gradually created the
              formation we enjoy today!

              *** Ebb and Flows ***

              Due to complex tidal flows, items will sometimes drift into Blue
              Holes ... including some truly rare objects!"

What's there: Contains the first treasure you find, and is sometimes visited by
              rare species. Several interesting enclosed areas to the south.


Bond of Creation (Between Heaven and Earth)
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              (NA) Between Heaven and Earth
              (FR) Le Lien entre Ciel at Terre
              (DE) Das Schöpfungsband
              (ES) Vinculo entre el Cielo a la Terra
              (IT) Ponte tra Cielo e Terra

Location:     Main map (G7(2,6),4m-17m,13ft-56ft)

Description:  Enormous natural archway south of the Deep Valley with a coral
              garden underneath and a Giant clam on top.

What's there: Some rare species can usually be found here, and it is a good
              place to take photographs of Marlin. 


CORAL FOREST 
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              (FR) Forêt de Corail
              (DE) Der Korallenwald
              (ES) Bosque de Coral
              (IT) Foresta di Corallo

Location:     Main map (K2)

Description: "-The Ocean's Forest

              Get a taste for the wonder the oceans of Paoul have in store
              exploring the superb coral reefs of Manaurai. On a clear day, see
              towers of coral emerge in an emerald green ocean.

              -Surprise Encounters

              While the reef is normally frequented by schools of small
              tropical fish, depending on the season, larger visitors might
              make an appearance."

        (NA) "*** Towers of power! ***

              If you only make one dive on your trip, dive here! The Coral
              Forest is Manoa Lai’s most prominent grouping of coral reefs, and
              the myriad coral towers literally sparkle in the sunlight-
              pierced waters.

              *** School’s in Session! ***

              You’ll mainly find schools of small tropical fish in the Coral
              Forest, but some lucky visitors have had visits from MUCH bigger
              sea life."

What's there: Is most definitely worth a visit in the springtime.


CREVASSE TO THE ABYSS (PASSAGE TO THE ABYSS)
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              (NA) Passage to The Abyss
              (FR) Faille des Abysses
              (DE) Die Spalte in den Abgrund
              (ES) Fisura del Abismo
              (IT) Fossa per l'Abisso

Location:     Main map (G7)

Description: "- Entrance to a World of Darkness

              A giant crevasse located in Deep Valley beyond which stretches an
              unexplored world that no light can penetrate. Who knows what the
              darkness hides?

              - Rumours of an Enormous Creature...

              While little life can be found in this region, from time to time
              sperm whales can be spotted. And then there are the unconfirmed
              reports of something even larger... A creature with a curious
              form..."

        (NA) "*** Afraid of the Dark?! ***

              Somewhere in Deep valley lurks an enormous crevasse into which
              all light is absorbed. Like a terrifying nightmare, the
              unexplored darkness stretches on. What mysteries await you here?

              *** What Lies Below? ***

              Most sea life avoids the darkness of this place, but it is home
              to the majestic sperm whale. It is also where a certain legendary
              creature has been rumored to live..."
 
What's there: Dive straight down to reach the Abyss but, before you do, don't
              forget to look around. You can sometimes find shoals of Tuna
              here.


DEEP VALLEY
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              (FR) Valée Profonde
              (DE) Das Tiefe Tal
              (ES) Valle Profondo
              (IT) Vallata Marina

Location:     Main map (G6)

Description: "- A Blue Desert

              Located near the very centre of the Manaurai Sea, the water here
              becomes suddenly much deeper. Without anything to block the
              diver's vision, they can find themselves surrounded by nothing
              but dark blue water...

              In this blue desert it is easy to lose one's sense of direction,
              and divers must exercise the utmost caution when diving in these
              waters.

              -The Whale's Playground

              In the right season, all that open space tempts many kinds of
              whale here. Although there is a low concentration of life in
              these waters, it makes a great spot for observing whales."

        (NA) "*** A Blue Desert?!?! ****

              This area startles divers with a dramatic deep drop. The clear
              view gave the area its nickname of “the blue desert.” But be wary
              in this desert! Divers have been known to get disoriented here!

              *** All Hail the Whale ***

              In some seasons, whales seek the peace of these open waters.
              There is less sea life here than in other areas of Manoa Lai, but
              the chance to spot a whale more than makes up for it!"

What's there: Autumn and Spring are the right seasons for observing whales
              here. Spring is the most spectacular.


Den of Spirits (Spirit House)
-----------------------------

              (NA) Spirit House
              (FR) L'Antre des Esprits
              (DE) DasHaus der Geister
              (ES) Casa de los Espíritus
              (IT) Dimora delle Fate

Location:     Main map (H3(6,5),12m-25m,40ft-82ft)

Description:  A vertical cave in Rock Land (Rock Bluff) containing one small
              coral rock. Enter either down from the top or through the hole
              to the east down at the sea bed.

What's there: A good place to find different varieties of goby.


Dolphin Rock
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              (FR) Le Rocher du dauphin
              (DE) Der Delfinfelsen
              (ES) Roca del Delfin
              (IT) Scoglieri dei Delfini

Location:     Main map (L5(7,3),6m,20ft)

Description:  An elevated coral rock near Sunshine Beach.

What's there: Home to the Common dolphin and, in some seasons, a breeding
              colony of cuttlefish.


E Maurai Hollow (Malalapa Hollow)
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              (NA) Malapala Hollow
              (FR) Le Renforcement de A Malawi
              (DE) E Mauruai-Höhle
              (ES) Vacío de E Maraui
              (IT) Cavità di Malawi

Location:     Main map (D2(9,9),11m,36ft)

Description:  A bare sandy inlet west of the entrance to the Green Garden.

What's there: Maybe treasure? Not much else.


Gallery of Souls
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              (FR) Le Dédale des Ames
              (DE) Die Galerie der Seelen
              (ES) Galería de las Almas
              (IT) Galleria dell'Anima

Location:     Main map (F4(5,5),25m,82ft)

Description:  A deep, narrow east/west passageway in the area west of Rock Land
              (Rock Bluff).

What's there: Maybe treasure, possibly claustrophobia - it is very narrow.


GREAT DROP-OFF
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              (FR) Grande Gouffre
              (DE) Der Große Abhang
              (ES) Gran Talud
              (IT) Grande Balzo

Location:     Main map (C2)

Description: "- Gateway to Manaurai

              At the Western edge of the shallow sea that surrounds Manaurai
              lies this vast shelf. It looks as if the seabed has been sliced,
              leaving a sheer cliff beyond which lies the South Pacific.
              Intrepid divers can explore the area below the cliff, which boasts
              dramatic scenery.

              - Not Ideal for Whale-Watching

              If you are lucky, you may get to see the blue whales which pass
              through this area as they make their way around the South Pacific.
              However, it is more suitable for viewing the migrating fish
              travelling between the South Pacific and the Manaurai Sea."

        (NA) "*** Over the Edge! ***

              The western edge of the shallow waters surrounding Manoa Lai
              Island hold a surprise for adventurous divers—a sudden drop into
              the vast Pacific! This is truly a majestic spectacle!

              *** No whale? Don’t Wail! ***

              As the Great Drop-off lies on a migratory route, you might hope
              to glimpse a blue whale. While they occasionally appear here,
              this area is more suited to watching migratory fish."

What's there: Whales to the west, plenty of shallow coral north and south, and
              an open area to the east that has some interesting and often 
              seasonal species.


GREEN GARDEN
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              (FR) Jardin Marin
              (DE) Der Grüne Garten
              (ES) Jardin Esmerelda
              (IT) Giardino di Smereldo

Location:     Main map (F1)

Description: "- A Hidden Underwater Forest

              A small inlet where seawater mixes with freshwater. It is not
              easy to enter as a mass of kelp grows at the entrance almost as
              if to guard against intruders. The danger of becoming entangled
              in the kelp makes this area unsuitable for diving. Anyone who
              insists on diving must prepare fully and proceed with caution.

              - A Unique Ecosystem

              In brackish water, where seawater and freshwater mix, many
              organisms thrive near plant life and beneath the sand. Animals
              who feed off these creatures include seals and sealions."

        (NA) "*** Dangerous Beauty! ***

              Seawater and freshwater mix in this cove, which can only be
              reached by braving a thick bed of kelp. Divers can easily be
              caught in this plant life, so please exercise caution here!

              *** Back in Brack! ***

              This is the perfect location to view a thriving brackish-water
              ecosystem. The vegetation and creatures here are tempting targets
              for larger marine animals like seals and sea lions."

What's there: A good mix of species in a small area, including seals, 
              breeding squid and rare seahorses. Not a bad place for
              treasure-hunting either.


Hidden Field
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              (FR) Le Jardin Caché
              (DE) Das versteckte Feld
              (ES) Campo Recóndito
              (IT) Campo Segreto

Location:     Main map (C4(2,8),15m,50ft)

Description:  A sparse coral garden overlooking the deep ocean.

What's there: A variety of corals and small species under glows.


Kai Tsuo Gathering (Kai Tuo Meeting Place)
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              (NA) Kai Tuo Meeting Place
              (FR) La Place de Kaï Zho
              (DE) Kai Tsos Treffpunkt
              (ES) Sala di Kai Tso
              (IT) Convivio di Kai Long

Location:     Main map (L5(7,4),4m,13ft)

Description:  An elevated coral rock east of the Wild Channel.

What's there: A reliable place to find the Sea Goldie, and a variety of species
              of all sizes gather around the base of the rock in different
              seasons. Try springtime especially. 


Kalah Lyga's Pocket (Kala Lainga Thimble)
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              (NA) Kala Lainga Thimble
              (FR) La Bourse de Kalah Laiga
              (DE) Kalah Lygas Börse
              (ES) Bolsa de Kalah Lyga
              (IT) Scarsella di Kalah Raiga

Location:     Main map (E4(7,9),25m,82ft)

Description:  An undistinguished area of coral centred on a Giant clam.

What's there: Not much, but sometimes there is something interesting *inside*
              the clam.


Ki Tsuo Promenade (The Dancing Stage of Kua Tua)
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              (NA) The Dancing Stage of Kua Tua
              (FR) L'Aire Danse de Khi Zho
              (DE) Kai Tsos Promenade
              (ES) Escenario de Ki Tso
              (IT) Belvedere di Ki Tso

Location:     Main map (J8(2,9))

Description:  A bare, sandy hollow accessible from the sea only over a high
              sandbar which retains the tides. The nearest place you can park
              your boat to the Secret Lake.

What's there: Aside from the usual seabed creatures, you will sometimes find
              sea slugs and young fish on the coral walls.

              Probably the most popular spot for treasure-hunting.


KNIVES REEF (COMB REEF)
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              (NA) Comb Reef
              (FR) Récifs Acérés
              (DE) Das Messerriff
              (ES) Arrecif de Cuchillos
              (IT) Scogieri Rasoio

Location:     Main map (D4/D5)

Description: "- Cut from the Rock

              With the erosion caused by water over tens of thousands of years,
              it looks as if a knife has sliced through the bedrock producing
              the reef's comb like form and demonstrating the raw power of
              nature.

              - Different forms of life

              Dwelling among the cracks and holes in the bedrock are fish such
              as the Japanese bullhead shark and the longtooth grouper. Also,
              because there are 'cleaner fish' here, larger fish visit to get
              their bodies cleaned."

        (NA) "*** The Reef in Brief!! ***

              Eroded over thousands of years, this blade-shaped bedrock shows
              off the strength and mystery of nature.

              *** Critters and Creatures! ***

              A wide variety of sea life, including bullhead sharks and
              grouper, make their homes within the many cracks and crevices in
              the rock. Larger sea life will also visit the area to have their
              bodies cleaned by local suckerfish."


What's there: Penguins swim off the reef to the east. A few sharks are
              around be found, and sometimes rarer fish can be found hiding in
              the nooks and crannies of the reef. Look closely at the coral.


LAGOON
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              (FR) Lagon
              (DE) Die Lagune
              (ES) Laguna
              (IT) Laguna

Location:     Main map (M1)

Description: "- The Gateway to the Open Sea

              A lake on the west coast of Manaurai, it is connected to the
              ocean by a narrow, shallow channel. Lagoon originally meant coral
              atoll, but in this case it is not actually an atoll but is rather
              a shallow bay. "Lagoon" is simply the way locals refer to it.

              -Teeming with Tropical Fish

              Divers can see many of the tropical fish that Manaurai is so
              well-known for. This diving spot offers a perfect introduction to
              the charms of shallow water diving."

        (NA) "*** The True Lagoon! ****

              This shallow pool off the west coast of Manoa Lai Island joins
              the sea via a narrow channel. Though lagoons are often enclosed
              behind barrier reefs, the one is actually behind a sandbar.

              *** Shake Your Dive Thing! ***

              You’ll find a wide variety of plant and marine life in this
              colorful lagoon. It’s like diving into your very own aquatic
              disco!"

What's there: Plenty of fish - mostly fairly common ones. Even though this is
              the first place you dive, don't forget to come back at night and
              in different seasons.


Mahla Baoh's Jaw (The Chin of Maala Pao)
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              (NA) The Chin of Maala Pao
              (FR) La Màchoire de Mahla Baoa
              (DE) Malah Baohs Kiefer
              (ES) Mandibula de Mahla Baoh
              (IT) Bocca di Mara Bao

Location:     Main map (D8(1,5),4m,13ft)

Description:  A tiny garden of dense soft coral overlooking the open ocean.

What's there: Close to a group of four Giant clams, and the action-packed south
              west of the map. 


MARIGE ATOLL (MO'IA ATOLL)
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              (NA) Mo'ia Atoll
              (FR) Atoll de Marige
              (DE) Das Marige-Atoll
              (ES) Atolón de Marige
              (IT) Atolla Marige

Location:     Main map (D6)

Description: "- The Mysterious Atoll
              The shallow water means this atoll is illuminated by the sun and
              the water is crystal clear in daytime. Formed from coral in the
              shape of a huge donut but what lies in the middle? Many questions
              remain unanswered.

              - A Rich Variety of Life

              For reasons yet unknown, fish found in the east and west of the
              atoll differ greatly. In the east are sharks and stingrays, and
              in the west, colourful tropical fish. Whale sharks, every diver's
              dream, have been sighted around the atoll. As they swim close to
              land, be careful not to hurt them with your equipment."

        (NA) "*** For Whom the Bell Atolls! ***

              The shallow depth allows the sun to shine brilliantly on this
              gorgeous reef. Only brave divers can know what lies within the
              donut of coral that covers the region!

              *** Fish for All ***

              Life-forms differ considerably between the east and west sides
              of the reef. The eastern portion is inhabited by sharks and rays,
              while tropical fish stake claim to the west. Lucky divers may
              even spot a gentle whale shark!"

What's there: Location of the entrance to the Underwater Ruins to the south of
              the diving spot.

              The Atoll is big. You will have to move your boat to swim all the
              way around the outside of it.


Mele Patswa's Pocket (The Thimble of Mele Patua)
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              (NA) The Thimble of Mele Patua
              (FR) La Bourse de Mele Patswa
              (DE) Mele Patswas Börse
              (ES) Bolsa de Mele Patswa
              (IT) Scarsella di Mele Patswa

Location:     Main map (L3(9,5),14m,46ft)

Description:  A rocky inlet inside the Blue Hall/Blue Holes containing a Giant
              Barrel Sponge.

What's there: Small fish.


MERMAID'S GROTTO (MERMAID TUNNEL) 
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              (NA) Mermaid Tunnel
              (FR) Grotte de la Sirène
              (DE) Die Meerjungfrauenhöhle
              (ES) Gruta de la Sirena
              (IT) Grotte delle Sirene

Location:     Main map (L7)

Description: "-A Seemingly Ordinary Spot

              After going through a small tunnel, there is an opening in the
              rock wall through which one person might fit. This is the place
              known as Mermaid's Grotto which no diver has ever entered. It
              awaits further investigation.

              -A Turtle Guard?

              All year round, an ancient turtle swims around this spot
              seemingly watching over it. Legend has it that he is guarding the
              grotto, making sure it is not disturbed. But perhaps this sounds
              a little far-fetched."

        (NA) "*** a Mermaid Mystery! ***

              Just beyond a short passage you’ll find a small hole wide enough
              for a diver to enter. Known as the Mermaid Tunnel, no diver has
              ever passed all the way through it...and lived to tell the tale!

              *** The Gatekeeper! ***

              All year round, you can find a single sea turtle who patrols the
              area. Some say he’s a magical gatekeeper who has protected the
              tunnel since before time began!"

What's there: Location of the entrance to the Great Aqua Cave system at 
              (L7(5,0),10m,33ft).

              Quite a variety of corals, and a pleasant enclosed view if you
              stick your head out of the water.   


Pirate Ship
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              (FR) Bateau Pirate
              (DE) Das Piratenschiff
              (ES) Barco Pirata
              (IT) Nave Pirata

Locations:    Main map. The ship moves around between the three locations
              (E5,H6,E9) shown on the Pirate Compass

Description:  The "Ghost Ship" of Manaurai legend. It really is the ghost of
              an old pirate ship, which forms a gateway to the Ocean's
              Graveyard/Ship's Rest.

Unlocked by:  Uncovering 60% of them map, when you get the "Ghost Ship" email
              from Douglas.

Douglas:     "Email: Ghost Ship

              Hey, how's it going?  Recently I've heard rumours that local 
              fishermen in Paoul have seen a Ghost Ship!  It's strange that 
              even in the 21st century, tales like this persist. Anyhow, I 
              did a bit of investigating and apparently the same story seems
              to appear every 40 years or so! I wonder what it all means?
              It would make a great article, but I need some more material.
              If you have anything that might help me with the article, get in
              touch."

        (NA) "Email: Yoinks! It’s a g-g-ghost ship!

              Hey ocean dwellers! I know this is gonna sound crazy, but some
              fishermen in Pelago were talking about a ghost ship. (I know...
              a GHOST SHIP! It’s the 21st century, for cryin’ out loud! Don’t
              we have radar and all that stuff?)

              Anyway, I decided to check it, and it seems like a legend started
              about 40 years ago and just ran wild. Might make a good story for
              a certain struggling freelance writer, right? Heh heh...

              Lemme know if you find anything.

              Peace out!"       

What's there: Once you have found it, swim into the large hole in the port bow.


ROCK LAND (ROCK BLUFF)
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              (NA) Rock Bluff
              (FR) Rocheuses
              (DE) Das Felsland
              (ES) Tierra de las Rocas
              (IT) Dedalo Roccioso

Location:     This is a big area on the main map (G5-H3), the dive site is at
              (H4). A large area with many passages.

Description: "-A Labyrinth of Water and Stone

              From the reefs around Manaurai, dive deeper and a vast labyrinth
              of rock formations will appear... Over aeons, natural erosion has
              created countless caves which make perfect boltholes for all
              manner of marine life. So investigate Rock Land to add a dash of
              potholing to your dive.

              -A Perfect Spot for Shark-Watching

              By day, sharks hide in secluded caves, but when night comes they
              emerge to hunt for prey. It makes an ideal spot for observing
              sharks in their natural habitat."

        (NA) "*** It’s A-MAZE-ing! ***

              Descend from Manoa Lai’s spectacular reefs to discover a giant
              rock labyrinth! Centuries of erosion have created a complicated
              series of caves and channels used by larger sea life for cover—
              and a must-see for all cave-diving fans!

              *** Sharks in the Dark! ***

              Sharks hide in dark crags during the day, but will often emerge
              to feed in the evening hours. This is the optimal place to study
              shark ecology."

What's there: Sharks, lobsters, and a variety of coral fish. Don't forget to
              explore on top of the rocks as well as between them.

  
Rowa's Jewel Box (The Gem Chest of Loa)
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              (NA) The Gem Chest of Loa
              (FR) Le Coffret de Rowa
              (DE) Rowas Schmückkästchen
              (ES) Joyero de Rowa
              (IT) Scrigno di Roa

Location:     Main map (K1(0,4),14m,46ft)

Description:  A small cave in the coral forest, accessible from the south or
              through the holes above. 

What's there: A favourite haunt for small shoals of fish.


SECRET LAKE
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              (FR) Lac Secret
              (DE) Der Geheime See
              (ES) Lago Secreto
              (IT) Lago Segreto

Location:     Main map (J9)

              You cannot park your boat here, as the entrance is too narrow.
              You will have to park nearby and swim.

Description: "- A Tranquil Paradise

              A salt lake formed in the glacial age when rain eroded holes in
              the glacier, letting in sea water. The sea has cut a blind alley
              into the island, isolating the lake and lending it an eerie
              tranquility.

              - Sepau Days

              A famous natural phenomenon unique to Manaurai. The tide sometimes
              draws ocean water into the Secret Lake, bringing entire schools of
              fish with it. This occurs regularly and brings different types of
              fish depending on the cycles of the South Pacific, making it the
              basis of measuring the seasons from ancient times. 'Sepau' means
              'season'."

        (NA) "*** Paradise is Nice! ***

              During the glacial period, erosion created a hole that filled
              with seawater to form a lake. Like a cul-de-sac of the open sea,
              this is a prime spot for peaceful meditation.

              *** Seasons of Change! ***

              “Tanga” means “season,” and Tanga Day is a time when specific
              fish are sucked into the lake by a tidal phenomenon unique to
              Manoa Lai! This regular cycle of the Pacific was the basis for
              our first calendar."

What's there: During Sepau/Tanga days you find different schools of fish.

              As it is enclosed it is also a favourite spot for
              treasure-hunting.


Sloping Hallway (Entryway Slope)
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              (NA) Entryway Slope
              (FR) Le Raidillion d'Accès
              (DE) Ihr Eingang zum Abgnail
              (ES) Arenal Inclinado
              (IT) Gran Declivio

Location:     Main map (E5(0,9),28m,92ft)  

Description:  Sloping sands where the ocean floor drops away from Knives Reef
              (Comb Reef) towards the Deep Valley.

What's there: Not much in the way of large creatures, but you can find a lot on
              the sea bed.


SUNSHINE BEACH
--------------

              (FR) Plage Ensoliellée
              (DE) Der Sonnenstrand
              (ES) Playa Esplendor
              (IT) Lido Dorato

Location:     Main map (L5)

Description: "- A Soothing White Shore

              A small, gently sloping beach of sparkling sand in the centre of
              the arc described by Manaurai Island. Formed over many centuries
              by the residue expelled by creatures such as parrot fish after
              eating coral, the tides have shaped the beautiful beach we see
              today.

              - Life Unique to the Sand

              Unlike coral reefs, the beach offers few hiding places for the
              creatures that make it their home. Most life here seeks safety by
              burying beneath the sand, and many kinds of goby can be found
              here."

        (NA) "*** What Grand Sand! ***

              Lying at the tip of Manoa Lai Island’s great arc, this white-sand
              beach was created over thousands of years by parrotfish
              excrement. ...That’s right! Parrotfish eat coral, then expel it
              into the current, where it helps to form white-sand beaches!

              *** Beauties on the Beach! ***

              It can be difficult to hide in sand, so creatures that live there
              have found new forms of camouflage, Can you spot them all?"

What's there: Find sea lions and fur seals.


Taganuah Bay (Tanganua Bay)
---------------------------

              (NA) Tanganua Bay
              (FR) La Baie de Taganua
              (DE) Das Taganuah Bucht
              (ES) Bahía de Taganua
              (IT) Baia del Taganua

Location:     Main map (H2)

Description:  A round bay with a large sandy beach north of Rock Land,
              containing a single Giant clam.

What's there: A great deal of sand and occasional predatory visitors.


TRIPLE STEPS
------------

              (FR) Troi Marches
              (DE) Die Drei Stufen
              (ES) Tres Pasos
              (IT) Tre Gradoni

Location:     Main map (F2)

Description: "-A Giant's Staircase

              A spectacular triple drop-off starting from a shallow coral reef
              that stretches from Coral Forest. Its three steps plunge to a
              depth of almost 30m and its sheer scale is overwhelming

              -A Thoroughfare for Migration

              The Triple Steps' physical features mean it teems with shoals of
              migrating fish both large and small. In the right season, you can
              catch sight of some truly extraordinary marine life."

        (NA) "*** One Giant Step for Divingkind! ***

              Starting as a shallow reef that leads into the Coral Forest, this
              triple-tiered drop-off spot plunges over 100 feet down—creating a
              sight that never fails to awe!

              ***Migration Occasion! ***

              Due to its unusual topography, Triple Steps boasts a wide variety
              of migratory fish that changes with the seasons...so get down
              there and see it all!"

What's there: Go west from the diving point to reach the steps themselves.

              Lots of shoaling fish here, and that Giant Barrel Sponge is worth
              checking out. 


WILD CHANNEL
------------

              (FR) Canal Sauvage
              (DE) Der Wilde Kanal
              (ES) Canal Salvaje
              (IT) Canale Naturale

Location:     Main map (J5)

Description: "- A Vast Naturally-Formed Channel

              Travelling from the Manaurai inland sea to the deeper ocean, you
              come across a small sandbar. South of this is a giant underwater
              passageway known as the Wild Channel. Its shape means the tide
              exerts a powerful pull on the channel, making it an ideal spot
              for drift diving.

              - A Popular Spot for Big Fish

              Thanks to the tide's strong flow, the channel is visited by
              schools of many species of fish, making it a popular feeding
              ground for larger fish. In the right season, you might spot fish
              unusual in this area, including the Eubalaena glacialis."

        (NA) "*** Channel Surfing! ***

              Picture a sandbar in the middle of the water. Narrow at first,
              it stretches out until it kisses the deepest parts of Manoa Lai
              Sea. And on the side sits a corridor known as the Wild Channel
              that’s perfect for drift diving!

              *** A Whale of a Tale! ***

              Large fish come here to feed on small fry taking advantage of the
              tidal drift. In the right season, you might even see an Atlantic
              northern right whale."

What's there: Many rays, and a whale. And penguins swimming at the eastern end.

              And at night there is a strange soft coral on the sea bed, the 
              only coral in the game that reacts when you touch it.


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[9.3] LOCATIONS - AQUARIUM
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              (FR) Aquarium
              (DE) Aquarium
              (ES) Acuario
              (IT) Acquario

Description: "Mankind's creativity enhances the splendour of nature in a
              microcosm all can enjoy."

              The aquarium is open to the sky at the top, but you cannot use
              the ladder in the north west corner.

Catherine:   "You can place fish or marine life that you've gathered
              information on. Open the menu with (1)."

Unlocking:    Cannot be entered until it appears on the map. Unlocked early in
              the plot after you have befriended the dolphin.

Getting in:   Steer the boat to A4 on the map.

Getting out:  Use 'return to boat' on the tools menu


Aquarium Controls
-----------------

Open menu:    Press (1)


Select fish:  Select large, medium or small fish (tabs at left)

              Scroll to a fish
 
              Click the fish with (A)

              The fish will appear in the grid to the right, and in the
              aquarium.


Remove fish:  Find the fish in the grid on the right

              Click with (A)

              The fish is removed from the grid and the aquarium
 
Clear:        Press "Clear" to empty the aquarium

Random:       Press "Random" to add a random selection of the fish available

    

Close menu:   Press (1) or (B)



Aquarium restrictions
---------------------

   You can only put into the aquarium creatures that you have found and
   identified.

   Not all creatures can be put in the aquarium. In particular you cannot add:

   - creatures that only appear on the boat deck
   - diving birds
   - creatures so tiny or shy that they can only been seen under 'glows' 

   Creatures with different growth stages appear in their most adult version

   You can play with creatures in the aquarium, but will learn nothing new
   about them.

   You can take photographs in the aquarium, but they will only get a grade E
   if you use them in a photography mission.

   There are no treasures in the Aquarium. 

   The Aquarium is not available in online play. 


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[9.4] LOCATIONS - GREAT AQUA CAVE ('THE CAVES')
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              (FR) La Grande Grotte Sous-Marine
              (DE) Die Große Meereshöhle
              (ES) Gruta de la Sirena
              (IT) Grande Grotta Marina

Description: "A sea cave that resembles a white palace, fit for a mermaid
              princess"

             "Long ago in Manaurai there was a castle which sank into the sea
              after an earthquake. The queen escaped via a white tunnel, but it
              filled with water and she became a mermaid..." (email from
              Douglas)

              An underwater system of limestone caves connected by winding
              tunnels.

              Has its own map. References in this section are to the Caves map.

Unlocking:    Cannot be entered until you have learnt about cave diving.
              Unlocked during the plot after you have opened the aquarium.

Getting in:   Through the tunnel southeast of the Mermaid's Grotto (Mermaid
              Tunnel) at (L7(5,0),10m,33ft).

Getting out:  Follow the bright green ray (fish) positioned at the exit to
              each cave with multiple exits, use the map, or "return to boat".

Completing:   Catherine will tell you that you have completed the caves when
              you have
              - entered all the named rooms, and
              - taken the Sphere of Manaurai (Iron Pearl of Manoa Lai), and
              - visited the Caves twice

              She will send you back to do this after the end of the main plot
              if you have not done it already.

              The first time you visit, the plot will move forward after you
              have entered the caves once.
                 

Cascade Pool (Rim Pool)
-----------------------

              (NA) Rim Pool
              (FR) Escalier de la Cascade
              (DE) Der Beckenrand
              (ES) Terazzas Submarinas
              (IT) Cascata Marina

Location:     Caves map (E7,0m-14m,0ft-46ft)

Description:  Steps leading up to a waterfall. Open at the surface with a
              peaceful enclosed view above the water.

What's there: Home of the Manatees and shrimp gobies.


Great Aqua Cave
---------------

              (FR) Grande Grotte Sous-Marine
              (DE) Die Große Wasserhöhle
              (ES) Cueva de las Estalactías
              (IT) Grande Grotta Marina

Location:     Caves map (G4,0m-20m,0ft-66ft)

Description:  Large cave with limestone columns. Open at the surface.

What's there: Some large fish not found elsewhere, and a variety of others.

              A big shoal of butterflyfish is immediately behind you when you
              enter - in the mouth of the tunnel.


Great Column
------------

              (FR) Grande Colonne
              (DE) Die Große Felsformation
              (ES) Cueva de las Columnos
              (IT) Grande Pilastro

Location:     Caves map (H3/I3,0m-19m,0ft-62ft)

Description:  Large cave with single central column. Cannot surface.

What's there: Some shoals of fish hide away high up in the cave.


Stalactite Maze (Stalactite Labyrinth) 
--------------------------------------

              (NA) Stalactite Labyrinth
              (FR) Labyrinthe
              (DE) Das Stalaktiterlabyrinth
              (ES) Laberinto de las Estalactías
              (IT) Labirinto di Stallattiti

Location:     Caves map (I7,21m-39m,69ft-128ft)

Description:  A navigable maze of stalactites and tunnels. Don't get lost!

What's there: Some rare fish higher up the cave.


White Room
----------

              (FR) Salle Blanche
              (DE) Der Weiße Raum
              (ES) Cueva Blanca
              (IT) Sala Bianca

Location:     Caves map (E4,2m-14m,7ft-46ft)

Description:  Pure shining white limestone. The palace of legend. 

What's there: Home of the False killer whale. Some species hide near the
              ceiling.


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[9.5] LOCATIONS - ABYSS
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              (FR) Les Abysses
              (DE) Der Abgrund
              (ES) Abismo
              (IT) Abisso

Description: "Since the beginning of time, the ocean has always been a source
              of wonder. Life flourishes even in the darkest depths."

              A deep trench in the ocean bed. It is more than 160m(500ft) deep
              and is home to many creatures not found anywhere else.

              Has its own map. References in this section are to the Abyss map.

Unlocking:    Cannot be entered until you have deep-diving equipment. Unlocked
              during the plot after you have been into the Caves.

Getting in:   By diving through the Crevasse in the Deep Valley at G7. You will
              enter the Abyss at about 45m(150ft) down. 

Getting out:  Swim upwards or use "return to boat".

Completing:   Catherine will tell you that you have completed the abyss when
              you have
              - entered all the named areas, and
              - found a coelacanth, and
              - visited the Abyss twice

              (Or found all four caves and a coelacanth and visited twice, it
              comes to the same thing.) 

              She will send you back to do this after the end of the main plot
              if you have not done it already.

              The first time you visit, the plot will move forward after you
              have visited the Graveyard (Whalebone Chasm) at night.


Crystal Cave 
------------

              (FR) Grotte des Cristeaux
              (DE) Die Krystallhöhle
              (ES) Cueva de Cristal
              (IT) Grotta dei Cristalli

Location:     On the north wall of the Abyss.

              Entrances at (F4(2,5),103m,340ft) and (H4(2,5),123m,400ft)

Description:  A rocky cave that is not shown on the map. It curves round to the
              north through square G3.

              The eastern entrance is surrounded by purple crystals. 

What's there: Home of the Megamouth shark, and snailfish.


Fiend's Cave 
------------

              (FR) Grotte du Monstre
              (DE) Die Dämonenhöhle
              (ES) Cueva de los Demonios
              (IT) Grotta del Maligna

Location:     High on the west wall of the Abyss.

              It has one entrance at (E5(4,1),107m,350ft)

Description:  A rocky cave that is not shown on the map - stretches out to D6.

What's there: Original home of the Giant Squid. You can also find corals and
              vampire squid.


Graveyard (Whalebone Chasm)
---------------------------

              (NA) Whalebone Chasm
              (FR) Cimetière des Baleines
              (DE) Der Friedhof
              (ES) Cementerio de ballenas
              (IT) Cimitero

Location:     Abyss map (G5,150-167m,500ft-550ft)

Description:  The floor of the Abyss. Apparently a sort of graveyard for whales.

What's there: Small abyssal creatures and some interesting sharks.


'Hydrothermal Vents' 
--------------------

Location:     Abyss map, east of the Graveyard (Whalebone Chasm) at H5

Description:  The vents shoot out boiling water during the day. This area is
              accessible only at night.

What's there: Some small creatures not found elsewhere, and the access to the
              'Unnamed Cave'. 


Secret Cave 
-----------

              (FR) Grotte Secrète
              (DE) Die Geheime Höhle
              (ES) Cueva Secreta
              (IT) Grotta Segreta

Location:     On the south wall of the Abyss.

              Entrances at (H6(0,8),116m,380ft) and (F6(6,5),130m,425ft)

Description:  A rocky cave that is not shown on the map. It curves round to the
              south through square G7.

              The western entrance is close to a fossil embedded in the wall of 
              the Abyss. 

What's there: Home of the Risso's Dolphin, and spider crabs.


'Unnamed cave' 
--------------

Location:     Low on the east wall of the Abyss behind the Hydrothermal vents.

              Entrance at (I5(3,3),155m,508ft)

Description:  A rocky cave that is not shown on the map - stretches out to J6.

              Accessible only at night as it is behind the hydrothermal vents.

              The game will not recognise that you have been here unless you
              identify a fish in the cave.

What's there: Home of the Coelacanth.


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[9.6] LOCATIONS - UNDERWATER RUIN OF MARIGE ATOLL(MO'IA ATOLL) ('THE RUINS')
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              (FR) La Cité Engloutie
              (DE) Die Unterwasserruinen des Marige-Atolls
              (ES) Ruinas Submarinas de Marige
              (IT) Rovine Sommerse Dell'Atollo Marige


Description: "A temple built by the decree of seven ancient kings. It now lies
              abandoned."

              Loosely based on the real ruins/rock formations at Yonaguni in
              Okinawa. 

              Has its own map. References in this section are to the Ruins map. 

              Internal corridors connecting the rooms are not shown on the map,
              and strong currents make some corridors useable in one direction
              only.

              The rooms are given in a suggested exploration sequence, as it
              helps the navigation. Details of the engraved stones are at the
              end of the section.

Unlocking:    Cannot be entered the first time without the help of a
              particular fish. Unlocked during the plot after completing the
              Abyss.

Getting in:   Dive at Marige Atoll (Mo'ia Atoll) and swim south through the
              channel at (D6(8,4),2m,6ft).

Getting out:  Swim through the shallow channel to the west at C5, or use
              "return to boat". 

Completing:   Catherine will tell you that you have completed the ruins when
              you have
              - found all the mysterious engraved stones, and
              - visited the Ruins twice

              She will send you back to do this after the end of the main plot
              if you have not done it already.

              The first time you visit, the plot will move forward after you
              have broken through the ceiling of the 'Flooded Room'.

 
'Hallway'
---------

Location:     Ruins map (E3-F4)

Description:  An unnamed area of open-topped corridors at the north-west forming
              the main entrance to the interior of the ruins.

Enter:        From above or the doorway to the West.

Exits:        East       - through archway leading to a stone in a tunnel
              South      - through archway to Inside the Ruins
              West       - to the outside of the ruins
              Up         - to the roof of the ruins

What's there: Several fish hide here when out of season in the main ocean.


Inside the Ruins (not marked on the map)
----------------------------------------

              (FR) Intérieur des Ruines
              (DE) In dem Ruinen
              (ES) Interior de las Ruinas
              (IT) Dentro del Rovine

Location:     Ruins map (E5-F5)

Description:  A small maze of corridors patrolled by a big ugly fish.

Enter:        by going south from the 'Hallway' at (F4(6,2),20m,65ft)

Exits:        South-west - to Room of Oracles at (E5(4,5),21m,69ft)
              South-east - (one way) to Central Hall at (F5(2,2),20m,65ft)
              North      - to 'Hallway'

What's there: Small shoals of fish hide here when out of season in the main
              ocean.



Room of Oracles/Room of Priests
-------------------------------

              (FR) Salle des Oracles
              (DE) Das Orakel
              (ES) Sala de los Oráculos
              (IT) Sagla degli Oracole

Location:     Ruins map (E6)

Description:  An L-shaped room with carved walls. 

Enter:        from Inside the Ruins.

Exits:        South      - to 'Annex' at (F6(0,2),21m,69ft)
              North      - to Inside the Ruins

What's there: Usually rather quiet in here, but don't forget to check the walls
              and the floor.


'Annex'
-------

Location:     Ruins map (F7)

Description:  An unnamed room accessible only from the Room of Oracles.

Enter:        from Room of Oracles

Exits:        South-east - (one way) to 'Flooded Room'
              North-west - up the step to Room of Oracles

What's there: A big shoal of fish hides here when out of season in the main
              ocean.


'Flooded Room'
--------------

Location:     Ruins map (G7)

Description:  An unnamed room at the south of the ruins.   

              When you first find this room, the top part of the room is filled
              with air. You need to break the ceiling from above to let the air
              out. Go to where the bubbles are escaping from the roof.

Enter:        through the one way corridor from 'Annex'
              by swimming north through the exterior door at (G8(2,4),24m,78ft)
              through the hole in the ceiling (G7(4,2),13m,43ft) once unlocked

Exit:         South      - (doorway to the outside)
              East       -  to 'Prince's Room' 
              Up         -  through the hole in the ceiling

What's there: At least three (yes, I said three) species not found anywhere
              else in the game. Only two of them are obvious.
             

'Prince's Room'
---------------

Location:     Ruins map (H7)

Description:  An unnamed room accessible from the 'Flooded Room' after the
              ceiling is broken.

Enter:        from the 'Flooded Room'

Exit:         West       - to the 'Flooded Room'

What's there: Home of the Beluga when it has been unlocked.


'The Archways'
--------------

Location:     Ruins map (G3-I4)

Description:  An unnamed open-topped area at the north-east with stone archways.

              Accessible from the top and through three arches leading outside.

What's there: Small shoals of fish. There are usually turtles close by.


'Stone Heads'
-------------
 
Location:     Ruins map (I5)

Description:  Three roughly-hewn carvings on the roof of the ruins close to the
              'Archways'

What's there: Three large stone heads which you need to find late in the plot.

              Just behind the heads is a narrow passageway where shy fish hide. 


Central Hall
------------

              (FR) Hall Central
              (DE) Die Haupthalle
              (ES) Sala Central
              (IT) Salone Centrale

Location:     Ruins map (G5,8m-27m,26ft-88ft)

Description:  A large circular hall near the middle of the ruins.

Enter:        Through the collapsed roof,
              or through a one-way corridor from Inside the Ruins.

Exits:        Up        - through the collapsed roof

What's there: Home of the Bottlenose dolphin.

              There is a small dead-end tunnel to the east which can have some
              interesting fish in it.  


Mysterious Stones found in the Ruins
====================================


1) "Stone Inscription"
----------------------

              (NA) Cave Stone
              (FR) Stèle de la grotte
              (DE) Steinmonumnet aus Höhle
              (ES) Lápida del fondo de la cueva
              (IT) Stele della grotta

Location:     Ruins/'Hallway' (G4(4,4),20m,65ft) through low arch to the east

Initially:   "Its made from a material I've never laid my eyes on"

Analysis:    "The inscription is illegible but the composition of the stone
              itself is quartz diorite, a type of mineral ore not found in this
              area of the South Pacific. It is highly likely that it was
              brought here from some distant location, but where this was and
              how it was carried here are unclear."

Translation: "Eternal sleep covers the earth. The kingdom's fate is decided"

             (NA) "Eternal sleep covers the earth. These are our kingdom’s
             final days."



2) "Stone from Ruins Entrance"
------------------------------

              (NA) Ruins entrance stone
              (FR) Stèle de l'entrée
              (DE) Monument Eingang Ruine
              (ES) Lápida de la entrada
              (IT) Iscrizione sulla stele

Location:     Ruins/Inside the Ruins (E4(8,7),21m,69ft) in a blind alley

Initially:   "The engraved letters are very unusual"

Analysis:    "The meaning of the inscriptions is completely unknown, much like
              the Rongorongo writing found on Easter Island. This in itself is
              not unusual among the islands of the South Pacific. What is
              peculiar, however, is the level of sophistication of the writing.
              In contrast to the ancient hieroglyphs used by Polynesian and
              Micronesian people, these characters are rounded and may
              represent a highly-developed phonographic writing system."

Translation: "seven tribes under the white king. The flood comes forth"

              (NA) "The anger of ancient ones brought flood to the white king
              of the seven tribes"


3) "Stone from Central Hall"
----------------------------

              (NA) Central Hall stone
              (FR) Stèle du Hall Central
              (DE) Steinmonument Haupthalle
              (ES) Lápida de la Sala Central
              (IT) Stele de Salone Centrale

Location:     Ruins/Central Hall (I5(0,2),25m,82ft) in blind alley to the east

Initially:   "I can't make out how many words are written on it"

Analysis:    "We have found a number of similarities between the inscription on
              the sample and the Woleai script once used on the Caroline
              Islands. But these similarities do not alter the overall
              impression of a completely different form of writing. It could
              even be a number of different languages and scripts, like the
              Rosetta Stone discovered in Egypt."

Translation: "the bracelet passed to the white ones who obey the prince"

              (NA) "Final days. The king gave a bracelet to the white one and
              ordered him to follow the prince."


4) "Stone from Archway"
-----------------------

              (NA) Archstone
              (FR) Stèle de l'arche
              (DE) Steinmonument Bogen
              (ES) Lápida del Arco
              (IT) Stele accanto all'arco

Location:     Ruins/'Archways' (I3(3,5),22m,72ft) on the pillar under an arch

Initially:   "I wonder how long ago it was written"

Analysis:    "Our dating of the samples has produced some very unexpected
              results. We estimate that the inscriptions were made on these
              rocks at least 5-10 thousand years ago. As these samples were
              under water there is a wide margin of error. But even allowing
              for this, our initial prediction that - judging by the
              sophistication of the civilization - these dated from as recently
              as 200-300 years ago, has been utterly confounded."

Translation: "the treasure passed to the black ones who obey the princess"

             (NA) "Final days. The king gave a gem to the dark one and ordered
             him to follow the prince."


5) "Stone near Priest's Room"
-----------------------------

              (NA) Stone near the temple
              (FR) Stèle de la salle des oracles
              (DE) Steinmonument Orakelkammer
              (ES) Lápida en Sala de los Oráculos
              (IT) Stele degli Oracoli

Location:     Ruins/Room of Oracles (E6(4,2),21m,68ft) in blind alley at south
 
Initially:   "I can almost make out a kind of sea chart"

Analysis:    "The patterns on the sample appear to be a map of a somewhat
              peculiar nature. The people of ancient Micronesia had the
              technology to make long ocean voyages and left ocean charts of
              various scales. But on the map, where the Pacific should be
              located, it appears that there is an enormous triangular
              continent carved into the stone."

Translation: "the king stands firm against the God and his flood"

             (NA) "The king, proof in hand, fought the flood god with the
             storm god by his side."


6) Seven-Headed Serpent
-----------------------

              (NA) Stone from the ruins
              (FR) Stèle de la pièce centrale
              (DE) Hinteres Monument Ruine
              (ES) Lápida del fondo de las ruinas
              (IT) Stele dell'ultima sala

Location:     Ruins/'Prince's Room' (H4(6,3),22m,72ft)

Initially:   "The emblem seems to be a seven-headed serpent"

Analysis:    "The seven-headed serpent... This bears a close resemblance to the
              coat of arms of an ancient king, the memory of which has been
              retained by the people of the Paoul Republic over countless
              generations. The ruins may perhaps have been left by the original
              settlers here, the ancestors of the people of Paoul."

Translation: "he falls with his city. A new kingdom springs up in the west"

              (NA) "The king...defeated. The city...flooded. His descendants
              built a new kingdom to the west."


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[9.7] LOCATIONS - OCEAN'S GRAVEYARD (SHIP'S REST) ('WRECKS')
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              (NA) Ship's Rest
              (FR) Le Cimetière Sour-Marin
              (DE) Der Meeresfriedhof
              (ES) Cementerio del Océano 
              (IT) Cimitero Oceanico

Description: "The sea always reclaims its own. As life began in the sea, so
              must all life return to its final resting place."

              Cannot be entered until the Pirate Ship is unlocked and found.

              Has its own map. References in this section are to the Ocean's
              Graveyard (Ship's Rest) map.

Getting in:   Swim through the largest hole in the port bow of the Pirate Ship.

Getting out:  Swim through the hole in the Pirate Ship, or use "return to
              boat".


Debris of Crashed Plane (Fighter Wreckage)
------------------------------------------

              (NA) Fighter Wreckage
              (FR) Débris d'Avion
              (DE) Die Flugzeugtrümmer
              (ES) Restos de un bombardo
              (IT) Resti di un aereo

Location:     Wrecks map (F6-I7)

Description:  A broken and rusted four-engined plane scattered over the sea
              bed.

           *  Despite its NA name this is clearly not a fighter plane. The 
              wings and engines look rather like a B17 bomber, but the 
              tailplane is a high T-tail more characteristic of later civilian
              jets. Maybe these are parts of two different aircraft.

What's there: Home of the Orca once unlocked. Plenty of other fish hide in the
              wreckage.


Pirate Ship
-----------

              (FR) Bateau Pirate
              (DE) Das Piratenschiff
              (ES) Barco Pirata
              (IT) Nave Pirata

Location:     Wrecks map (D4-F2)

Description:  The ghost of a Pirate ship, floating above its own wreckage on
              the sea floor.

What's there: Groups of sharks hang around the wreckage.


The Sunken Ship (The Wreck of the Navier)
-----------------------------------------

              (NA) The Wreck of the Navier
              (FR) Epave du Léviathan
              (DE) Das Versunkener Schiff
              (ES) Pecio
              (IT) Relitto sommerso

Location:     Wrecks map (F4-J5)

Description:  The rusting remains of a steel ship.

What's there: Home of Magu Tapah once unlocked, and several species that are
              rare in the main ocean.


Inside the Wreck (Inside the Navier)
------------------------------------

              (NA) Inside the Navier
              (FR) Interieur du Léviathan
              (DE) Im Inneren des Wracks
              (ES) Interior del Pecio
              (IT) Dentro il Relitto

Location:     Wrecks map (F4-I5,25m-39m,82ft-128ft)

Description:  Interior of the Sunken Ship

Entrances:    hole in the port (south) side of the ship at (I5(8,2),37m,121ft)
              hatch on main deck at (H4(6,2),36m,118ft)
              hatch on foredeck at (G4(7,4),23m,75ft)

What's there: Some rare sharks, rays and sea slugs


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[10] PARTNERS

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[10.1] Getting and using partners
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To get a new partner
--------------------

   When you come across a dolphin that is not your partner, Catherine will
   prompt you to befriend it.

   Make friends as usual by patting, nudging or whistling to find more
   information about the creature. When you have two bits of information (you
   will need to come back on a different day for the second) the dolphin will
   appear at your boat the next time you return. Use the Ramp and you will have
   the option to make it your partner.

   If you have three partners already you will be prompted to get rid of one of
   them to make room for the new. The next time you return to the boat the
   rejected partner will visit to seek reinstatement or say goodbye.

   Once you have given your new partner a name they are ready to be trained or
   to be used when diving.


To get an old partner back
--------------------------

   Find the dolphin again and click on it. It will visit the boat next time you
   return and 'ask' to be reinstated.

 * If you accept you will have to give it a new name (or remember the old one).
   The dolphin doesn't remember its own name.


Using your partner when diving
------------------------------

   Your partner can help you find creatures and treasures hiding under hidden
   glows. When they find one they will point towards it and make a noise.

 * Sometimes it can be difficult to work out what they are pointing at. It is
   easiest to line yourself up behind the dolphin and swim in the direction
   they are pointing.

   Use your whistle to call them, tap them with (A) to stop them pointing.

   If you are doing this, it helps to keep your partner in sight. Easier said
   than done.

* And don't forget you can ride on your partner by grabbing with (A)+(B)


Catherine's notes
-----------------

  "If your partner gestures at something, check that area out as they may have
   found something you'd like to see."


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[10.2]  TRAINING YOUR PARTNERS
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Training
--------

   Use the Ramp on the boat and select a partner to train.

   Issue commands to your partner by performing a hand action on their nose or
   fin:

      Click on the nose with (A) and then  

         Pat nose  - (A)+shake   - forward flip, double forward flip
         Tap nose  - (A)         - spin jump,    corkscrew
         Grab nose - (A)+(B)     - back flip,    double back flip

      Click on a fin with (A) and then

         Pat fin   - (A)+shake   - sing
         Tap fin   - (A)         - tail walk
         Grab fin  - (A)+(B)     - handshake

      You can issue many commands in sequence.

   Point the remote at the screen and shake it to execute the commands.

   Frequent training will upgrade the nose commands.


Other commands
--------------

   Use Tools/Food to feed your partner (reward them for good performance)

   Use Tools/Whistle to change which partner you are training

   Use Tools/Camera to take photographs of your partner's tricks

   Press (2) to change the camera angle


Catherine's notes
-----------------

  "Partners improve with practice. At first, they don't jump very high, but
   after a while they'll jump as high as the mast!"

  "Keep your partner feeling good to set new records. Play with them in the
   water and reward them for good behaviour."

  "Harness your partner's true ability to see improvements in their techniques.
   Daily training is a must!"

  "You can take pictures of the training just like when you're underwater.
   Why not get some shots of your partner?"

  "Change the viewpoint when your partner is performing techniques with (2),
   then sit back and enjoy a spectacular show." 


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[10.3] PARTNER DETAILS 
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In-game partner details differ from their species details and are given in full
here as they may cast some light on the partners' behaviour and the mysteries 
and legends of Manaurai.

You can only get partner details by befriending your partner, and only get
species details by befriending dolphins in the wild.

Unlike the species details, the partner details make no claim to scientific
accuracy, they are there for the purposes of the game.


1) Beluga
---------

Location:     in the 'Prince's Room' in the Ruins once unlocked

Description: "One of your in-game partners. A white dolphin that can only be
              found in a certain place deep within the Marige Atoll ruins.
              Originally an inhabitant of the Arctic Circle, why it now lives
              in these tropical waters is unclear and remains as one of the
              unsolved mysteries surrounding this species. There seems to be
              some kind of connection between this species and the old
              bracelet."

             "A gentle personality and overwhelming curiosity like that of a
              child. People never get bored of watching this creature and it is
              adorable in everything it does. When it swims, it sings
              cheerfully using a variety of tones. Going by its current
              physical appearance it appears to be around ten years old."

             "According to the Manaurai legends, a god in the form of a white
              dolphin came forth and gave protection to an ancient royal family.
              White dolphins often appear in the legends that are told in this
              region. From these accounts we can assume that beluga have
              inhabited Manaurai since ancient times."  


2) Bottlenose Dolphin
---------------------

Location:     at Central Hall in the Ruins (also found during basic training)

Description: "One of your in-game partners. The first dolphin you meet in the
              waters of Manaurai. It is a little unusual as bottlenose dolphins
              are rarely seen in these waters. There must be a colony of them
              hidden somewhere in the vicinity."

             "Playful and full of energy. Constantly makes various speaking
              sounds underwater and clearly has a talkative personality. This
              specimen is around ten years old, but others in the species have
              been known to live more than thirty years."

             "Always held in high regard by tourists, yet in ancient times for
              the inhabitants of the neighbouring islands of the Paoul Republic,
              the bottlenose dolphin was once seen as an object of faith and up
              until around a hundred years ago was not to be approached. But
              dolphins are curious and tend to approach humans. When this
              happened it was said that they brought happiness to devout
              believers."


3) Commerson's Dolphin
----------------------

Location:     South west of Marige Atoll (Mo'ia Atoll)

Description: "One of your in-game partners and a very rare dolphin indeed.
              Until being discovered around Manaurai in 2007, it was thought
              only to inhabit two locations worldwide. Can be found in small
              groups around the shallows of Marige Atoll."

             "Their most attractive point is the two-tone pattern that is
              similar to pandas. Its rounded body and uniquely-shaped mouth are
              also charming. It has an active disposition and loves to play,
              though it can be a little foolish when it comes to danger. It is
              around eleven years old"

             "The full extent of the Commerson's dolphins' capabilities have
              yet to be unravelled and only a very few of them inhabit an
              extremely small, single location only. It is still inconclusive
              as to whether this species migrated here from another region or
              is native to the area."


4) Common Dolphin
-----------------

Location:     at Dolphin Rock near Sunshine Beach

Description: "One of your in-game partners. It lives in coastal regions in
              shallow water and in small groups. Can be found mostly around the
              Sunshine Beach area where it feeds on the small fish that live in
              the sand."

             "Usually a very sociable species that move together as a group,
              this particular specimen is still only around five years old and
              is driven by his curiosity, which takes precedence over
              everything else. Because of these tendencies, it is easy for it
              to lose its way and become separated from the group." 

             "Of all the dolphin species living around Manaurai, this is the
              most common. Unlike the bottlenose dolphins, this variety didn't
              feature in myths very often. These dolphins were once the target
              of traditional fishing, but this was stopped by the animal
              protection movement."
 

5) False Killer Whale
---------------------

Location:     in or near the White Room of the Caves

Description: "One of your in-game partners. Living deep inside a large
              limestone cave, this gallant creature tirelessly protects the
              mermaid's treasure. This species, belonging to the pilot whale
              family, is rarely seen in or around the seas of Manaurai."

             "It has the elegance and intellectual appearance of a black knight.
              When it stares, there is a feeling of detachment. They usually
              live between fifty and sixty years, but it is not known how old
              this specimen is."

             "This carnivorous sea creature possesses large fangs which it can
              use to hunt large-scale prey such as dolphins and whales. They
              are fearsome and not to be meddled with."


6) Orca (Killer Whale)
----------------------

Location:     in the Ocean's Graveyard/Ship's Rest around the highest wingtip
              of the crashed plane (once unlocked)

Description: "One of your in-game partners. Of all the creatures in all the
              oceans of all the world, killer whales hold a position at the top
              of the food chain. The 'Ocean's Graveyard', full of large,
              dangerous creatures, is the one area for him to feed. There
              seems to be some sort of connection between him and the Life
              Beads."

             "Although friendly with dolphins, killer whales stand one rank
              above, and dominate them like a kind of royalty. However, they
              have gained the dolphins' trust by offering protection from
              approaching sharks. Judging by the size of this specimen, it
              seems to be about twenty years old."

             "Killer whales are ferocious creatures with extremely able
              fighting abilities and capable of killing polar bears and even
              blue whales, the largest mammals that ever lived. However, in
              recorded history, the number of attacks on humans has been
              exceedingly low. According to Paoul legend, this is because a
              great human king and the killer whale king made a pact."

 
7) Pacific White-sided Dolphin
------------------------------

Location:     Below the Sloping Hallway (Entryway Slope) at E5

Description: "One of your in-game partners. These dolphins inhabit a single
              area of Manaurai near Knives Reef. This happens to be the same
              area as the hammerhead shark, yet the two species co-exist quite
              happily."

             "The Pacific white-sided dolphin is fearless and full of
              experience. This species tends to live to be as old as forty.
              This particular specimen appears to be over twenty. The distinct
              white markings and protruding sickle-like fins give this creature
              a very sleek appearance."

             "Not normally present in this area of the South Pacific, this
              species has been found in recent years inhabiting the area for
              the first time. Despite the fact that these dolphins are not
              traditionally found in this region, it is believed that a shoal
              that once lived in the seas in the northern hemisphere travelled
              here in search of food." 


8) Risso's Dolphin 
------------------

Location:     in the Secret Cave in the Abyss

Description: "One of your in-game partners. As with the other members of the
              pilot whale family, they usually inhabit deep water areas.
              However, they can just as easily adapt to more shallow water and
              are often seen at aquariums."

             "Comparatively calm and gentle, and has an even more patient and
              caring character when among its own kind. It becomes more
              affectionate the more it becomes attached to something. It is
              about eight years old, which is still quite young by pilot whale
              standards." 

             "They inhabit deep water areas and are distributed over vast areas
              meaning that, they can often even be seen around Manaurai.
              Although a fairly common creature, it is strangely absent from
              legends and stories."


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[11] SEA LIFE DIRECTORY

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This directory covers all 214 species listed in the game in the order they 
appear in the Guide to Marine Life in the cabin, reading the left-hand page
first. This is most unlikely to be the order you find them in.

              (NA) Encyclopedia of Marine Biology
              (FR) Encyclopédie Marine
              (DE) Das Bestimmungbuch
              (ES) enciclopedia
              (IT) enciclopedia marina

Some creatures are found in different forms (egg, young, adult) but these are
not listed separately in the game. Some fish only appear as young.

This guide includes the first in-game description for each creature, which
describes its looks and hints at where it can be found. Additional notes are
included where they help identification or seem interesting.

Indexing:    <P41/2> means the second fish on page 41 of the Guide to Marine
             Life (Encyclopedia) reading the left page first

Subsections: The first two subsections (A and B) are general guides to finding
             creatures

             The remaining subsections (1-42) each cover one page of the Guide
             to Marine Life (Encyclopedia) 


Terminology used in in-game descriptions
----------------------------------------

   Caudal fin     = tail
   Dorsal fin     = at the top of the fish if it is swimming right-side-up
   Anal fin       = Underneath the fish towards the stern
   Pectoral fins  = on either side towards the front
   Ventral fins   = on either side towards the rear
   Oval shaped    = rounded at both ends
   Spindle shaped = pointed at both ends


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[11.A] GUIDE TO FINDING UNDERWATER LIFE
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The best way to find species is by accident. It is more fun that way. But here
are some tips to help you get lucky:

   Most species can be found somewhere all year round, but they may be harder
   to find out of season. Some can only be found at particular times of year.

   Try exploring at night as well as in the daytime.

   Look carefully and everywhere and at different depths.

   Look closely at corals, rocks, walls, floors, sometimes even ceilings

   Look in different seasons. Fish rare in one season may be very common,
   indeed unavoidable - in another

   Creatures that are rare in one season may sometimes still be found in the
   far reaches of off-map areas or in nooks and crannies 

And perhaps the most important:

   Don't forget to re-visit the old familiar places at night and in different
   seasons. For example, it is quite astonishing what you can find in the
   Lagoon sometimes. 


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[11.B] GUIDE TO FINDING SHORE LIFE
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With two exceptions, all the creatures listed as 'Shore Life' on pages 35-40
of the Guide to Marine Life (Encyclopedia) appear from time to time on the deck
of your boat. The exceptions are:
              
   West Indian manatee - which never appears on or near the boat
   Sea otter           - which appears near, but not on, the boat

The creatures you get on or near the boat depend on where your boat was
when you last surfaced, taking the centre of the map as the junction of G/H and
5/6:

   North west (G5 outwards) - seals and sea lions
   North east (H5 outwards) - penguins
   South east (H6 outwards) - otters, iguanas and pelicans
   South west (G6 outwards) - elephant seals, walruses and bears

The three flying birds can appear anywhere on the map.

Note that the appearance of creatures is randomised each time you dive:
sometimes the deck will be empty, sometimes just one creature, sometimes
teeming.

Look out for young creatures and male/female variations.


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[11.1] Page 1 - Coral Reef Life
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1. <P1/1> Oriental Butterflyfish - Chaetodon auripes
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Poisson-papillon doré
              (DE) Japanischer Halsband-Falterfisch
              (ES) Mariposa dorado
              (IT) Pesce farfalla dorato

Description:  Small roundish yellow fish with black-and-white face

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body, protruding snout and a
              length of 20cm. A yellow body with black and white vertical
              lines over its eyes."

Location:    "A common fish that can be seen all year round in Manaurai"

Length:       20 cm / 8 in

Found as:     adult only

Behaviour:    Solitary or in small groups. Usually above shallow corals.

              Responds to patting, prodding and feeding.

Other info:  "There are numerous dark stripes on the side of its body. During
              infancy it has a pattern like that of a round eye which
              disappears as it matures."

             "Most other members of the Chaetodontidae family like to dwell in
              southern coral reefs, where water temperatures exceed 20 C, but
              this fish is known to venture to the far north regions and
              tolerate temperatures as low as 12 C." 


2. <P1/2> Teardrop Butterflyfish - Chaetodon unimaculatus
---------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Poisson-papillon à larme
              (DE) Tränentropfen
              (ES) Mariposa del Pacífico
              (IT) Pesce farfalla della lacrima

Description:  Small yellow fish with black-and-white face and a big black dot

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 18cm. The
              back of its dorsal and anal fins are almost vertical. Its upper
              body is yellow and the underside is white. A little above the
              centre of its body is a large black pattern." 

Location:    "A common fish that can be seen all year round in Manaurai"

Length:       18 cm / 7 in

Found as:     adult only

Behaviour:    Solitary or in small groups. Usually above corals.

              Likes patting and food. Not fond of being nudged.

Other info:  "The English name, teardrop butterflyfish, came from the pattern
              that resembles a falling teardrop. Living among the coral, it
              eats polyps using its small, threadlike teeth."

             "This species' body colour differs depending on the spawning
              ground. However, specimens with characteristics of two species
              have been found due to the frequent crossbreeding in the
              Chaetodontidae family, pointing to a need for further taxonomic
              analysis."


3. <P1/3> Pyramid Butterflyfish - Hemitaurichthys polylepis
-----------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Poisson-papillon pyramide jaune
              (DE) Gelber Pyramiden-Falterfisch
              (ES) Mariposa pirámide
              (IT) Pesce farfalla piramide

Description:  Small yellow-and-brown fish

             "A round, narrow fish with a protruding snout and a length of
              16cm. Its body colour is composed of brown, yellow and white."

Location:    "Can be seen in Manaurai all year round"

Length:       16 cm / 6 in

Found as:     adult only

Behaviour:    Swims in shoals. Usually above coral.

Other info:  "This fish has a rare feeding habit for a member of the
              butterflyfish species. It eats plankton using the thread-like
              teeth in its small mouth."

             "Just like any other fish that feed off plankton, this species has
              special comb-like sections, known as 'gill-rakers' inside its
              gills. These enable the fish to filter out the food from the
              water, which passes out through the gills."


4. <P1/4> Emperor Angelfish - Pomacanthus imperator
---------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Poisson-ange empereur
              (DE) Imperator-Kaiserfisch
              (ES) Pez ángel emperador
              (IT) Pesce angelo imperatore

Description:  Small squarish fish with narrow horizontal blue & yellow stripes
              
             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body, partly elongated pectoral
              fins and a length of 40cm. Its body is blue with numerous yellow
              stripes along the side. A black line covers its eyes on both
              sides."

              The young have a distinctive spiral blue & white pattern

Location:    "Can be seen all over Manaurai in the summer."

              Can also be found in other seasons.

Length:       40 cm / 16 in

Forms:        young, adult

Behaviour:    Solitary or in small groups above coral.

              Young - sometimes with adults - are found under glows and prefer
              enclosed spaces. 

Other info:  "Its patterns differ from infancy and adulthood. During infancy,
              it has a white, blue and navy-coloured spiral pattern, but on
              reaching maturity, these spirals become horizontal lines."

             "In recent years, the pattern on this species has been
              mathematically proven to be a Turing pattern, the theory of which
              was proposed by Alan Turing. Turing was a great scholar and
              authority in the field of computer science who leant his name to
              the renowned Turing Award."


5. <P1/5> Blue Tang - Paracanthus hepatus
-----------------------------------------

              (FR) Chirurgien bleu
              (DE) Paletten-Doktorfisch
              (ES) Cirujano azul
              (IT) Pesce chirurgo taralozza blu

Description:  Small blue fish with a black pattern and yellow tail. 
              'Dory' from 'Finding Nemo'.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 25cm. It
              is blue with a dark, distinct striped pattern over its body and
              a yellow caudal fin."

Location:    "Can be seen all around Manaurai mostly during the summer."

              Common in summer, a few small groups hide away during other
              seasons.

Length:       25 cm / 10 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Solitary or in groups, usually near coral

Other info:  "It has small teeth which, in comparison to other fish in the
              species, are fewer in number. During infancy, they tend to gather
              in shoals among branches of coral but upon reaching maturity, are
              to be found around rocky areas and coral reefs."

             "To avoid being attacked while sleeping, this fish takes refuge
              among coral branches. Also, it will eat lettuce if given the
              chance."


6. <P1/6> Powder Blue Tang - Acanthurus leucosternon
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Chirurgien à poitrine blanche
              (DE) Weißkehl-Doktorfisch
              (ES) Cirujano de aleta amarilla
              (IT) Pesce chirurgo blu

Description:  Small pale blue fish

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 25cm. It
              has a blue body, with black on the upper side of its head and
              white on the lower section."

Location:    "It is a very common fish that can be seen in Manaurai all year
              round."

Length:       25 cm / 10 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Swims in leisurely shoals. Lovely shoaling pattern.

Other info:  "The 'surgeon' part of this species' name was given because the
              spine located on the caudal fin joint of this fish is sharp like
              a scalpel. They live in areas of coral reef and shoals have been
              seen in water less than a metre in depth."

             "This species belongs to the Teleostei class which over 90% of all 
              fish are classified under. The majority of these species'
              skeletons are made up of a hard bone framework and are noted to 
               have evolved and developed air bladders out of what were once
              their lungs."


7. <P1/7> Golden Spadefish (young) - Platax boersii
---------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Poisson-bêche doré
              (DE) Goldener Fledermausfisch
              (ES) Pez pica de Boer
              (IT) Pesce pipistrello di Boers

Description:  Smallish black & white fish with ridiculously long fins.

             "It has a length of 30cm. Infants have vary distinctive dorsal and
              anal fins that are extremely long. Its body is silver with
              several black bands running down the sides of its body."

Location:    "Can be seen easily around Manaurai all year round."
              
Length:       30 cm / 12 in (but it is much taller than it is long, perhaps as
              tall as 2m / 6ft)

Forms:        young only

Behaviour:    Solitary or in groups. Usually near coral close to deep ocean.

Other info:  "Adult fish have short dorsal and anal fins as well as oval-shaped
              bodies. Also, the black bands disappear. Their fins become edged
              with yellow and black in that order and their bodies become
              silver. They live around coral reefs and can often be seen in
              groups."

             "Young fish have a distinctive characteristic of mimicking dead
              leaves, and they increase the effectiveness of this by swimming
              among driftwood, dead leaves or other floating objects."


8. <P1/8> Lined Surgeonfish - Acanthurus lineatus
-------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Chirurgien clown
              (DE) Blaustreifen-Doktorfisch
              (ES) Pez pijama
              (IT) Pesce chirugo in pigiama

Description:  Small and pale-yellow

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 30cm. The
              upper and lower portions of its caudal fin are elongated. Its
              body is yellow and has blue stripes along the sides."

Location:    "Can be seen all around Manaurai mostly during the winter."

              Common in winter. A few small groups hide away during other
              seasons.
              
Length:       30 cm / 12 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Solitary or in small groups.

Other info:  "Has approximately 8 stripes on its sides that radiate from its
              eyes. It is from this pattern that the English name, 'blue-lined
              surgeonfish' was born."

             "As a member of the Zanclidae family, it has an incubation period
              that is referred to as the 'acronarus stage'. During this period,
              they take on a distinctive form where their bodies are tall and
              transparent and the spines on their dorsal and caudal fins are
              long."


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9. <P2/1> Sailfin Tang - Zebrasoma veliferum
--------------------------------------------

              (FR) Chirurgien à voile 
              (DE) Pazifischer Segelflossen-Doktorfisch
              (ES) Cirujano vela
              (IT) Pesce chirugo tigrato

Description:  Small greyish fish with big fins

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body, large dorsal and anal
              fins and a length of 30cm. It is white with numerous black
              stripes covering its head and body."

Location:    "Can be seen all year round."
              
Length:       30 cm / 12 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually in loose groups. Often found in deeper water near the
              edge of shallow reefs.

              Responds to patting and is an enthusiastic feeder. 

Other info:  "Using the spines around its caudal fin joint, it can defend
              itself against predators. Unlike the adult fish, the infant fish
              are yellow in colour."

             "Like some other species of fish, it is impossible to tell its age
              just by looking at the external appearance. However, statoliths
              formed inside the fish from calcified matter and known as 'daily
              rings' allow us to calculate the age of the fish in days and when
              it hatched from its egg." 


10. <P2/2> Yellow Tang - Zebrasoma flavescens
---------------------------------------------

              (FR) Chirurgien jaune 
              (DE) Zitronenflossen-Doktorfisch
              (ES) Cirujano amarillo
              (IT) Pesce chirugo giallo

Description:  Small roundish fish, plain yellow with no markings

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 20cm. It
              has a large dorsal and anal fin as well as a protruding snout.
              Its body is yellow."

Location:    "A common fish that can be seen all year round in Manaurai."
              
Length:       20 cm / 8 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Solitary or small groups over shallower coral.

Other info:  "The spines on its caudal fin joint can be made to stand up. The
              area where the spines are is white. This fish lives among coral
              and when young, rarely leaves this kind of area."

             "Similar to most fish, these have slightly protruding eyes
              positioned on both sides of their bodies. Because of this, they 
              have more than 300 [degrees] visions and are able to spot
              predators and food easily. To make a comparison, humans have a
              200 [degree] field of vision."


11. <P2/3> Goldeye Rockfish - Sebastes thompsoni
------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Gold-Eye Rockfish                
              (FR) Sébaste de Thompson 
              (DE) Roter Felsenfisch
              (ES) Pez roca de ojo dorado
              (IT) Pesce pierta

Description:  (?)

             "A narrow fish with a spindle-shaped body and a length of 35cm. It
              has large eyes that are underlined with thin spines. The back of
              its body is red and it has a white underside."

Location:    "Can be seen in areas with relatively deep water all year round."
              
Length:       35 cm / 14 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually solitary and relatively still.

Other info:  "The sides of its body have the outlines of five faint,
              dark-coloured, unequal markings. It gives birth to its young
              internally and when they reach about 5mm they leave the parents'
              body."

             "Young fish spend up to 120 days drifting with seaweed before
              beginning to live close to the seabed. They change their habitats
              to deeper and deeper areas as they grow older."


12. <P2/4> Samurai Squirrelfish - Sargocentron ittodai
------------------------------------------------------
               
              (FR) Poisson-écureuil samourai
              (DE) Samurai-Husar
              (ES) Pez ardilla samurái
              (IT) Pesce scoiattolo

Description:  Small orange fish.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 20cm. Its
              caudal fin is split into two parts. Its body is red with white
              stripes running along it."

Location:    "Can be seen during the autumn in the Lagoon area."
              
Length:       20 cm / 8 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Quite a shy little fish. Can be found in other seasons sneaking
              out from the shelter of table corals.

Other info:  "A partially-enlarged anal fin and a white line running over its
              dorsal fin are its distinctive features. Also, the scales all
              over its body are very robust."

             "This species, as well as many other fish, have a wide visual
              range which allows them to detect things around them. However,
              they aren't very good at focusing on single, specific objects
              and have to move their entire head in order to do so."


13. <P2/5> Orange-lined Triggerfish - Balistapus undulatus
----------------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Undulate triggerfish             
              (FR) Baliste strié
              (DE) Orangestreifen-Drückerfisch
              (ES) Pez ballesta ondulado
              (IT) Pesce balestra striato

Description:  Small rhomboid or diamond-shaped fish. The colour is more like
              turquoise with diagonal orange stripes.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 30cm. It
              is green with orange stripes covering its entire body."

Location:    "Can be seen all around Manaurai mostly during the winter."

              Common in winter. One shoal hides away out of season.
              
Length:       30 cm / 12 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually in loose groups around shallow corals.

Other info:  "When it senses danger, it will hide in the gaps between rocks and
              lodge itself there using its dorsal fin so as not to be pulled
              out by predators. This fish lives near coral and feeds on
              crustaceans and sea urchin."

             "Known in English as the 'orange-lined triggerfish' for the reason
              that the arrangement of its stripes and its standing dorsal fin
              are reminiscent of a trigger."


14. <P2/6> Clown Triggerfish - Balistoides conspicillum
-------------------------------------------------------
       
              (FR) Baliste-clown
              (DE) Leopardendrücker
              (ES) Pez ballesta payaso
              (IT) Pesce balestra pagliaccio

Description:  Small, brown and rhomboid with white dots on its belly.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 35cm. It
              has a complex colouring, featuring a yellow mesh pattern on its
              back and white pattern on its underside. A yellow line runs
              between its mouth and eyes."

Location:    "It can be seen all year round in the Blue Hall(Blue Holes) area."

              Tiny young ones can be seen under glows.
              
Length:       35 cm / 14 in 

Forms:        young, adult

Behaviour:    Usually solitary, does not move around much. Young are often
              found in pairs.

              Responds best to patting. Young fish like their food.

Other info:  "Its body is covered in hard, flat scales and it has a large
              dorsal fin. Lives near rocky or coral reefs and builds a
              mortar-shaped nest when ready to lay eggs. The eggs are then
              protected by the adults until ready to hatch."

             "When it senses danger it will swim into the gaps between rocks
              and coral and lodge itself in using its dorsal and ventral fins
              to avoid being pulled out by predators. Also it will fill its
              mouth with water and spit it at the seabed to unearth creatures
              to feed on."


15. <P2/7> Orangespine Unicornfish - Naso lituratus
---------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Naso Tang
              (FR) Nason à éperons orange
              (DE) Kuhkopf-Doktorfisch
              (ES) Pez unicornio
              (IT) Pesce unicornio arancione

Description:  Small purply-brown fish with orange highlights.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 60cm. It
              has a dark body colour with a white line along its dorsal fin and
              orange colouring around the caudal fin joint."

Location:    "Can be seen all around Manaurai mostly during the Autumn."

              Pointless looking for it until Autumn, when there are plenty of
              them everywhere there is coral.
              
Length:       60 cm / 2 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Found around shallow corals.

Other info:  "It has a single pair of spines located on the caudal fin joint.
              When fully grown, the upper and lower sections of males' caudal
              fins become elongated. Because of the similarities during
              infancy, telling them apart from other unicornfish can prove
              difficult."  

             "If a predator approaches, it will stretch out its tail and attack
              using its sharp spines. Also, if you attempt to touch it with an
              unprotected hand, you run the risk of sustaining an injury."


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16. <P3/1> Luna Lionfish - Pterois lunulata
-------------------------------------------

              (FR) Poisson scorpion
              (DE) Japanischer Fauerfisch
              (ES) Pez león
              (IT) Pesce leone

Description:  Small, red, stripy and spiky

             "It has an oval-shaped body with long pectoral and dorsal fins
              and a length of 25 cm. Also, its dorsal, ventral and anal fins
              contain poison. Its body is a light red colour with many brown
              lines on it."

Location:    "Can be seen mainly in the area south of Green Garden all year
              round."
              
Length:       25 cm / 10 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Found around deeper corals in small groups.

Other info:  "They swim slowly and elegantly but, when prospective prey
              appears directly before them, they open their vast mouths and
              swallow it whole in an instant. They live around coral reefs and
              near the ocean floor and tend to be most active at night." 

             "When they sense danger, they raise their fins to appear
              intimidating and move to face the enemy. If you provoke them
              unnecessarily, you'll likely be stabbed and run the risk of the
              poison contained in their fins entering your body. If this
              happens, the infected area will swell up and cause acute pain."


17. <P3/2> Whitemargin unicornfish - Naso annulatus
---------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Nason à bordures blanches
              (DE) Riesen-Nasendoktor
              (ES) Pez unicornio blanco
              (IT) Pesce unicornio

Description:  A thin, white fish with a forward-pointing spike on its head.

             "A narrow fish with a spindle-shaped body, a horn-like protrusion
              coming from the front of its head and length of 60cm. Its body is
              a dark grey colour."

Location:    "Can be seen mainly during the winter in all areas of Manaurai."

              Common in winter. A few individuals are hidden away in other
              seasons.
              
Length:       60 cm / 2 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually found around shallow corals.

Other info:  "The caudal fin has extended upper and lower regions and two
              spines protruding from the joint. Infants are oval-shaped, but
              lack the horn-like protrusion of the adults which appears as they
              mature. Interestingly, the name of this fish was chosen due to
              the resemblance of its protrusion to that of a unicorn's." 

             "To prevent their internal water reserves from becoming depleted,
              fish such as these take in salt water. In its raw form, however,
              salt water contains large amounts of salt that must be filtered
              away using the salt water membrane contained inside the gills.
              Freshwater fish rarely have this salt membrane inside their gills
              and this makes it impossible for them to live in salt water."


18. <P3/3> Clown Wrasse - Coris gaimard
---------------------------------------

              (FR) Coris bariolé
              (DE) Roter Clown-Lippfisch
              (ES) Coris
              (IT) Pesce donzella

Description:  A small, distinctively colourful fish.

             "A narrow fish with a spindle-shaped body and a length of 40cm.
              Its body is green with a large number of blue spots and the front
              portion of its dorsal fin is elongated."

Location:    "Adults can be seen all over Manaurai in the spring."

              Tiny young can be found all year round in the Ocean's
              Graveyard/Ship's Rest.
      
Length:       40 cm / 15 in 

Forms:        young, adult

Behaviour:    Usually found around shallow corals.

Other info:  "Infants and adults differ in colour. Infants are red and are
              decorated with a black-edged white pattern. The blue spots that
              adorn adults fade as the fish reaches old age and the spots on
              their heads disappear." 

             "This fish can be the cause of food poisoning as it carries
              ciguatoxin. Although it is rare for it to lead to death, it does
              take a long time to recover from. the fish is not born with the
              poison in its body but instead receives it by eating poison algae
              or other fish that do contain poison."


19. <P3/4> Blackspotted Pufferfish - Arothron punctatus
-------------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Blackspotted Puffer
              (FR) Poisson-ballon à taches noires
              (DE) Schwarzflecken-Kugelfisch
              (ES) Pez globo enmascarado
              (IT) Pesce palla macchiato

Description:  A fat whitish fish with black dots and fluttering fins.

             "It has a round body without any ventral fins and a length of
              25cm. It is grey with black speckled markings."

Location:    "Can be seen during the spring around the Blue Hall(Blue Holes)
              area."

              Hides in enclosed spaces out of season.
      
Length:       25 cm / 15 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Likes enclosed spaces. Usually solitary except in one
              particular place.

Other info:  "There are many variations on body colour, even yellow fish exist.
              Whichever colour their bodies are however, the dark speckled
              markings remain constant across the species. People say that, if
              you look at the fish face-on, it resembles a dog's face."

             "When startled, it sucks in water making it swell and the many
              spines all over its body stand on end. Although it usually swims
              at a very leisurely pace, when in danger it is capable of moving
              quickly over short distances."


20. <P3/5> Bicolour Parrotfish - Bolbometopon bicolor
-----------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Bicolor parrotfish               
              (FR) Poisson-perroquet bicolore
              (DE) Masken-Papageifisch
              (ES) Pez loro bicolor
              (IT) Pesce papagallo bicolore

Description:  A matt blue fish with barely visible tinges of pink, and the
              epitome of "spindle-shaped".

             "A narrow fish with a spindle-shaped body and a length of 70cm.
              The front portion of its head is round and its body is dark blue
              with pink edges to its scales."

              The young are tiny white-and-orange things hiding under glows. 

Location:    "Can be seen at the Lagoon all year round."

              Can be seen nearly everywhere. It is quite difficult to dive
              without finding yet another one. 
      
Length:       70 cm / 2 ft 

Forms:        young, adult

Behaviour:    Solitary and leisurely unless excited. Usually around corals but
              can be found near the sea bed in some deeper areas.

              Responds well to patting and will happily feed even when the food
              is offered at a distance.

Other info:  "It has a beak-like mouth with teeth that grip on both sides. 
              Males, females and infants all differ in colour. Infants are
              white with an orange stripe on their heads, females are yellow
              with black around the edges of their scales."

             "It pulls algae from coral and uses the teeth inside its throat to
              grind it up for food. After that, the ground-up coral can be
              excreted out of its body. The white sand that is found around
              coral is said to be the same as that excreted by this fish."


21. <P3/6> Bower's Parrotfish - Scarus bowersi
----------------------------------------------
               
              (FR) Poisson-perroquet de Bower
              (DE) Bowers Papageifisch
              (ES) Pez loro multicolor
              (IT) Pesce papagallo di Bower

Description:  Small green-and-orange fish. Particularly impressive in
              artificial light.

             "A narrow fish with a spindle-shaped body and a length of 35cm.
              The front part of its head is round. Its body is green and it has
              an orange pattern behind its eyes."

Location:    "Can be seen all around Manaurai mostly during the summer."
      
Length:       35 cm / 14 in 

Forms:        young, adult

Behaviour:    Can be found in groups in the south-east, but otherwise usually
              solitary and not particularly easy to find. When on their own
              they usually keep close to the edge of shallow reefs.

Other info:  "It has a beak-like mouth with teeth that grip on both sides. It
              lives close to coral and tends to be lively during the day and
              sleep in the shadows of rocks and coral during the night."

             "When they sleep, they use their mucous membrane to cover
              themselves. This enables them to protect themselves against
              predators as one function of the membrane is to block the fish's
              smell."


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22. <P4/1> John Dory - Zeus faber
---------------------------------

              (FR) Saint-Pierre
              (DE) Heringskönig
              (ES) Pez de San Pedro
              (IT) Pesce San Pietro

Description:  A roundish grey fish with a spiky dorsal fin

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body, elongated, thread-like
              dorsal fin and a length of 30cm. It is a silver colour with a
              black spot with a white edge pattern on its sides."

Location:    "It tends to lurk in underwater caves, where it can be seen all
              year round."
      
Length:       30 cm / 12 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Hovers quite high up in caves.

Other info:  "Its scales are buried subcutaneously, making its body surface
              slippery. Its mouth can open wide and extend forward too.
              According to the situation, this fish can alter the brightness of
              its colour."

             "This species' black circular patterns are thought to be used to
              intimidate its enemies. The function of this pattern in the
              centre of its body is to divert attacks away from that area and
              thus prevent them from sustaining a fatal injury to that region."


23. Japanese sardine - Sardinops sagax
--------------------------------------

              (FR) Pilchard du Japon
              (DE) Südamerikanische Sardine
              (ES) Sardina
              (IT) Sardina Pacifica

              (in the Japanese release, this fish is Sardinops melanostictus)

Description:  Small thin silvery fish

             "A long, narrow fish with a length of 20cm. Its caudal fin is
              split into two parts. Its back is blue and the underside is
              silver-white."

Location:    "Can be seen swimming in shoals in the Rock Land area mostly
              during winter."
      
Length:       20 cm / 8 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Found in fast-swimming shoals. 

              Impressive feeding behaviour. Sometimes chased by birds.

Other info:  "They have up to 3 rows of black spots on the sides of their
              bodies. There are cases where fish have hardly any of these spots
              and also times when they have had many more."

             "These fish lay their eggs from after sunset until late at night
              in up to several metres of water. During the ovipositing period,
              a single female can lay multiple batches of eggs, each containing
              roughly 40,000 to 120,000 eggs. However, the rate of these that
              go on to reach maturity in the harsh ocean climate is one in
              100,000."


24. <P4/3> Chub mackerel - Scomber japonicus
--------------------------------------------

              (FR) Macquereau espagnol
              (DE) Mittelmeermakrele
              (ES) Caballa
              (IT) Lanzardo

Description:  Small silvery fish

             "A narrow fish with a spindle-shaped body and a length of 40cm.
              The back of its body is blue and the underside is pale silver."

Location:    "Shoals can be seen during the spring and autumn in all areas of
              Manaurai."
      
Length:       40 cm / 16 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Found in fast-swimming shoals. 

              Impressive feeding behaviour. Sometimes chased by birds.

Other info:  "There is a ripple pattern on its back. Feeds on small creatures
              and plankton during infancy, but once fully grown, will eat small
              fish."
 
             "If this fish is consumed raw, there is the risk of stomach-ache.
              The reason for this is that the fish is a known carrier of the
              Anisakis parasite which makes holes in the walls of the stomach
              or intestines causing severe discomfort. If the fish is
              appropriately heated or frozen, the parasite will be eradicated."


25. <P4/4> Red sea bream - Pagrus major
---------------------------------------

              (FR) Dorade japonaise
              (DE) Seebrasse
              (ES) Pargo japonés
              (IT) Orata del Giappone

Description:  Medium-sized, chubby and pale red.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body, long pectoral fins and a
              length of 60cm. The back of its body is light red and the
              underside is white."

Location:    "Can be seen in relatively deep water all year round."

              Also common everywhere in spring.
      
Length:       60 cm / 2 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually found in loose, fairly stationary groups. 

Other info:  "During adulthood, this fish tends to dwell close to reefs and the
              sea bed, but directly after hatching it swims freely, feeding on
              plankton and other small creatures. When its size reaches
              approximately 1 cm, it makes its home near the sea bed and begins
              to feed on small fish, crustaceans and shellfish."

             "This fish closely resembles the freshwater bream, a member of the
              Cyprinidae family. It is thought that this is the reason it has
              been given its name."


26. <P4/5> Japanese jack mackerel - Trachurus japonicus
-------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Chinchard du Japon
              (DE) Japanische Bastardmakrele
              (ES) Jurel
              (IT) Suro Giapponese

Description:  small, yellowish, shoaling fish

             "A narrow fish with a spindle-shaped body and a length of 30cm.
              The back of its body is gold and the underside is pale silver."

Location:    "Shoals can be seen during the summer in all areas of Manaurai."

              Also found in underground caves.
      
Length:       30 cm / 12 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Found in fast-swimming shoals. 

              Impressive feeding behaviour. Sometimes chased by birds.

Other info:  "The fins on the rear of its body have spiny scales starting from
              the joints. Despite this being common among mackerel, the purpose
              of these spines is unknown. Several dark stripes run along the
              sides of its body."

             "To protect itself, it can change the colour of its body. The
              upper half mimics the colour of the water and the lower half will
              reflect the surface of the water making it difficult to spot.
              This makes it possible to evade sea birds and other predators
              such as tuna."


27. <P4/6> Japanese flying fish - Cypselurus agoo
-------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Flying Fish               
              (FR) Poisson-volant du Japon
              (DE) Japanische Flugfisch
              (ES) Pez volador japonés
              (IT) Pesce volante giapponese

Description:  A pretty little silver fish.

             "A narrow fish with a long, thin body, a length of 35cm and long
              pectoral and ventral fins. It is dark blue with a silvery white
              underside."

Location:    "Can be seen during the spring and autumn in the Marige Atoll
              area."

              Found near the Mahi-mahi, which is its main predator.
      
Length:       35 cm / 14 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Rather surprisingly, this one does not swim in shoals.

              Usually solitary and slow-swimming.

Other info:  "In order to avoid predators, this fish can extend its pectoral
              fins and glide along the surface of the water. Also, the lower
              section of its caudal fin allows it to keep up its momentum while
              gliding by maintaining contact with the water."

             "Their bodies are ideally suited to gliding as their bones are
              full of holes. In order to prevent food making them heavier and
              preventing them from gliding, they have no stomach and a very
              short intestinal tract. Their gliding distance is between 100 and
              200 m on average and they can be airborne for up to twenty
              seconds, even longer if they're able to catch an air current."

 
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28. <P5/1> Golden trevally - Gnathanodon speciosus
--------------------------------------------------
               
              (FR) Carangue royale jaune
              (DE) Königsmakrele
              (ES) Jurel dorado
              (IT) Carangide dorato

Description:  Medium sized gold-coloured fish.

             "A narrow fish with a spindle-shaped body and a length of 1.2m.
              Its caudal fin is split into two parts. It is yellow with thin
              black stripes running down its body."

Location:    "Can be seen in the Wild Channel area all year round."
      
Length:       1.2 m / 4 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Solitary and slow-swimming.

Other info:  "Infants have a golden body colour with black stripes running
              along the sides of their bodies. As they reach maturity however,
              this colour changes from gold to silver."

             "These fish protect themselves from danger while young by swimming
              with large fish such as sharks. the reason they are not eaten by
              larger marine life is that infants are too small to be considered
              as prey."


29. <P5/2> Bigeye Trevally - Caranx sexfasciatus
------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Carangue vorace
              (DE) Großangen-Stachelmakrele
              (ES) Caballa australiana
              (IT) Carangide

Description:  Medium-sized silvery fish-shaped fish

             "A narrow, spindle-shaped fish with a length of 80cm. Its pectoral
              fins are long and its caudal fin is split into two parts. Its
              body is silvery-white and black from the back half of its body
              to the caudal fin joint."

Location:    "Can be seen around Manaurai all year round."
      
Length:       80 cm / 3 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Swims in big leisurely shoals. Responds well to feeding.

Other info:  "There is a black spot just above its gills. Males also turn black
              during the spawning period. Infants are tall and oval-shaped,
              with gold or silver colouring and six dark lines on the sides of
              their bodies." 

             "Able to live in areas where fresh and salt water mix, small fish
              of this species have been known to swim up-river. For them to do
              so, the difference in temperature between sea and river must be
              small, there must be plenty of food, and other such beneficial
              environmental factors."


30. <P5/3> Miniata grouper - Cephalopholis miniata
--------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Coral Cod
              (FR) Vieille de corail
              (DE) Juwel-Zackenbarsch
              (ES) Mero de coral
              (IT) Cernia puntinata

Description:  Looks rather like a solitary goldfish, only a bit redder.

             "A narrow fish with a spindle-shaped body and a length of 35 cm. 
              Its caudal fin is rounded and it is red with a pale blue speckled
              pattern."

Location:    "Can be seen in all areas of Manaurai mainly in the Autumn."

              Very common in Autumn. Hidden away out of season.
      
Length:       35 cm / 14 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually solitary. Found around coral or in enclosed spaces.

Other info:  "It has several pale lines on its body. During infancy, its body
              colour is orange, and it lacks the pale blue spots that appear as
              the fish reaches maturity."

             "Small shrimps clean their body and during this time it keeps its
              mouth wide open and its body completely still. But it remains
              primarily focused on its territory and, should an intruder
              approach, it will not hesitate to attack."


31. <P5/4> Multicolourfin rainbowfish - Halichoeres poecilopterus
-----------------------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Multicolorfin Rainbowfish
              (FR) Girelle melon
              (DE) Lippfisch
              (ES) Pez doncella
              (IT) Pesce arcobaleno

Description:  Thin and subtly coloured.

             "A very long and narrow fish with a length of 30cm. The male and
              female differ in colour: males have a green body, females light
              red."

              This is the only fish that appears in distinct male and female
              forms, which can be put into the Aquarium independently, and may
              be asked for specifically on guided dives. 

Location:    "Seen mainly in the spring in all areas of Manaurai."

              Common everywhere in spring. Rare out of season, but sightings
              have been reported between Knive's Reef and the Deep Valley.
      
Length:       30 cm / 12 in 

Forms:        adult female, adult male

Behaviour:    Usually solitary. 

Other info:  "A black line runs from the snout to the caudal fin joint. Males
              have a black pattern above their pectoral fins. When a female
              changes gender to become a male the body pattern also undergoes
              change. During the winter, this fish will bury itself under the
              sand on the sea bed and hibernate."

             "In this species, males that have changed to have the same body as
              females are referred to as 'primary males'. Females that have
              become males are known as 'secondary males'. Shoals of secondary
              males will have one large member that is bigger than a primary
              male to spawn. Therefore, groups of primary males use one female
              or a secondary male takes over the duty."


32. <P5/5> Red Gurnard - Chelidonichthys spinosus
-------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Sea Robin
              (FR) Grondin
              (DE) Roter Knurrhahn
              (ES) Arete
              (IT) Gallinella

Description:  Small and red, with distinctive leafy green fins, it looks like
              it is impaled on a sprig of laurel. 

             "It has a large head, but the overall size gets thinner towards
              the tail section. It has three finger-like spines below each
              pectoral fin and a length of 40cm. It is a dark red colour, and
              its pectoral fins are a greenish-blue base with a blue speckled
              pattern on them."

Location:    "Can be easily seen during the Autumn in the Blue Hall area."

              Hides away out of season - fond of enclosed spaces.          
      
Length:       40 cm / 16 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Solitary, and stays close to the sea bed.

Other info:  "Because of the hard bone inside its head, it has an angular
              appearance. It can also walk the seabed by sticking out its
              spines left and right like legs, as its spines are evolved from
              fins."

             "Its spines contain sensory organs that allow the fish to taste
              under the sand when searching for possible prey, such as
              crustaceans or nereidae. The fish can also vibrate its air
              bladder to create a sound not unlike that of a frog croaking."


33. <P5/6> Flathead - Platycephalus sp
--------------------------------------

              (NA) Flathead Fish
              (FR) Platycéphale indien
              (DE) Dunkler Platkopf
              (ES) Pez plano
              (IT) Pesce coccodrillo

Description:  Long brownish fish with a flat head. 

             "It has a long body that is very flat to the ground, a large
              mouth, protruding lower jaw and a length of 1m. It's brown with
              a white underside. There are several belt-like black lines on its
              back."

Location:    "Can easily be seen during the winter in the Blue Hall area."

              Hides away in enclosed places out of season.          
      
Length:       1 m / 3 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Solitary, and hugs the sea bed.

Other info:  "The English name 'flathead' was derived from the squashed
              appearance it has. Its body colour mimics that of the ocean floor
              and so is difficult for predators and prospective prey to spot.
              During the day it spends most of its time buried under the sand
              not moving."

             "As they grow bigger and bigger, males undergo a gender change and
              become females. Because of this, most of the larger specimens
              tend to be female."


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34. <P6/1> Remora - Echeneis naucrates
--------------------------------------

              (FR) Rémora
              (DE) Gestreifter Schiffschalter
              (ES) Rémora
              (IT) Remora

Description:  Slender grey fish, never seen alone. 

             "Its body is long, thin and narrow, with sharp pectoral fins and
              a length of 80cm. Its body is grey with a thick, dark stripe
              running from head to tail."

Location:    "Can be seen around the Marige Atoll area all year round."

              A pair of these swim directly beneath the Whale Shark when it is
              outside the Atoll near Knives Reef/Comb Reef.
      
Length:       80 cm / 3 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Likes Whale sharks.

Other info:  "On the back of its head, the dorsal fin region has been replaced
              by a large sucker. It has such powerful suction as to leave a
              mark on the area it has attached itself to. There is a rich
              variation of colours for this fish, ranging from grey to blue.
              They live their lives attaching themselves to larger fish."

             "They enjoy a symbiotic relationship with much larger marine
              creatures, and consume parasitic worms from their hosts. Whether
              by mistake or not, they are sometimes eaten by their hosts, and
              their remains can be found in the hosts' stomachs."
 

35. <P6/2> Horseshoe crab - Tachypleus tridentatus
--------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Limule
              (DE) Japanische Pfeilschwanzkrebs
              (ES) Cangrejo de herradura
              (IT) Morostomo

Description:  A hard, round head with a thin tail

             "Its body is brown with a length of 80cm and covered with a hard
              shell. The top section is in the shape of a crescent moon, and
              the lower section has six spines along each side. At the rear is
              a thin and pointed sword-like tail."

Location:    "Prefers enclosed, special environments in which it can be seen
              all year round."
      
Length:       80 cm / 3 ft (looks smaller than this in the game) 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Sedentary. Appears to like other round, hard things.

Other info:  "At the front of their bodies, they have one pair of eyes known
              as 'stemma', that are used to perceive light and another pair
              that are used to distinguish between multiple objects.
              Additionally, larvae lack the long, thin tail and have a shape
              closely resembling that of prehistoric trilobites. Usually
              inhabiting areas on the ocean floor, they occasionally turn their
              backs downwards and swim close to the surface."  

             "Horseshoe crab blood has been used in medicinal and
              pharmaceutical research where various uses have become apparent,
              such as quickly testing for endotoxins such as E. coli."


36. <P6/3> Bigfin reef squid - Sepioteuthis lessoniana
------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Calmar à grande nageoires
              (DE) Lesson-Kalmar
              (ES) Calamar manopla
              (IT) Calamaro di reef

Description:  A greyish squid, more noticeable for its fins than its tentacles.

             "It has a spindle-shaped abdominal region that has a fin running
              all around it and a length of 45cm. There are ten tentacles
              extending out of the front. Its body is a transparent whitish
              colour."

Location:    "Adult specimens can be seen during the summer around the Green
              Garden area."

              Breeds in July, eggs hatch in October. You will get an email to
              remind you.

              Eggs and young can be found at the base of kelp plants. 
      
Length:       45 cm / 18 in 

Forms:        eggs, young, adult

Behaviour:    Swims around in large groups. 

              Squirts ink when prodded. Responds well to petting. Feeds rather
              spectacularly as a group - they all join in.

Other info:  "Males have lines stretching sideways from their backs, but
              females have spots. They lay their eggs in areas of seaweed or
              coral from the spring to the summer. During this time, males
              never leave their partners' sides and are always on hand to
              protect them while they lay their eggs."

             "The ink that squids shoot out is a liquid crystal substance.
              There are many types of liquid crystal, and the one these
              creatures use differs from that found in LCD displays. Ink like
              that of squids is used in thermometers and glossy accessories."


37. <P6/4> Broadclub cuttlefish - Sepia latimanus
-------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Seiche à grandes mains
              (DE) Breitarm-Sepia
              (ES) Sepia mazuda
              (IT) Seppia gigante

Description:  A brownish cuttlefish.

             "It has a spindle-shaped torso 60cm long with 10 tentacles
              sprouting from it and fins running the entire length. It has the
              ability to change its body colour to suit the surrounding
              environment."

Location:    "Specimens can be seen around the Sunshine Beach area during the
              autumn and winter."

              Breeds in December, eggs hatch in February. You will get an email
              to remind you.

              Eggs and young can be found in the corals. 
      
Length:       60 cm / 2 ft 

Forms:        eggs, young, adult

Behaviour:    Swims around in groups. Squirts ink when prodded.

Other info:  "It has two elongated tentacles and each has around eighty suckers
              arranged in five rows. The central suckers are different from the
              others in that they are larger in size."  

             "Every year, when they come to lay eggs among the coral, the male
              swims around the female to offer protection during the egg-laying
              process. Also, it can change he colour on each side of its body
              independently meaning that only the predator sees the menacing,
              defensive colour."


38. <P6/5> Common octopus - Octopus vulgaris
--------------------------------------------

              (NA) Octopus
              (FR) Pieurre commune
              (DE) Gemeine Krake
              (ES) Pulpo
              (IT) Polpo

Description:  Small and reddish.

             "Its body is round with a length of 60cm and has 8 tentacles
              descending from it. The tentacles are covered in suckers, and
              there is a membrane between each tentacle. It has the ability to
              change its body colour to suit the surrounding environment."

Location:    "Can be found in areas scattered with man-made debris all the year
              round."

              Also found south of Deep Valley.
      
Length:       60 cm / 2 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    In small stationary groups. Squirts ink when prodded.

Other info:  "There are numerous protuberances over its body which form a fine
              mesh-like pattern. Also, males have enlarged suckers on two of
              their eight tentacles. The suckers have lines running from the
              centre outwards, and it only sheds skin from the front of the
              suckers to prevent loss of suction strength."

             "Octopus ink spreads easily and is used to create a smoke-screen
              effect, while squid ink is more solid and is used as a decoy.
              Incidentally, as this species' tentacles can split, specimens
              with as many as 96 legs have been found."


39. <P6/6> Ornate rock lobster - Panulirus ornatus
-------------------------------------------------- 

              (NA) Spiny Lobster
              (FR) Langouste porcelaine
              (DE) Schmuck-Langouste
              (ES) Langosta ornamentada
              (IT) Aragosta

Description:  Greenish-blue and very noticeable.

             "It has a cylindrical greenish-blue body 60cm long with a hard
              shell, two sets of antennae and ten legs. Its back has a light
              yellow pattern on it."

Location:    "Can be seen mostly in the Rock Land area all year round."
      
Length:       60 cm / 2 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    In groups clinging to rocks or other structures.

Other info:  "This is the largest member of the Palinuridae family. It has thin
              antennae that stretch out in front and larger, shell-covered ones
              as well. The thinner pair are used to taste and smell while the
              larger ones are used primarily for searching."

             "After hatching, they take on a light, transparent form and have
              an extended period of drifting called the 'philozoma stage'. It
              then sheds its skin repeatedly to enter the puerulus stage, where
              it has the same attributes as an adult while keeping a
              transparent body. On reaching this stage, it begins to live on
              the seabed. Then, it sheds its skin once more and takes on the
              colouring of a lobster."


40. <P6/7> Crown-of-thorns starfish - Acanthaster planci
--------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Acanthaster pourpre
              (DE) Dornenkronenseestern
              (ES) Corona de espinas
              (IT) Stella corona di spine

Description:  Red and green and very spiny indeed.

             "It has a length of 60 cm and numerous arms protruding out from
              the centre with its entire body covered in spines. The spines
              contain a poison that can lead to death if touched. It is red
              tinged with brown and the spines are green."

Location:    "Can be seen in the Knives Reef area all year round."
      
Length:       60 cm / 2 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Sits on, and presumably eats, table coral.

Other info:  "They live in coral reefs and feed off the coral which turns white
              afterwards. They particularly like Acropora virgata which grows
              quickly. They are vulnerable to being eaten by triton molluscs as
              their poison has no effect on them."

             "Outbreaks can devour entire areas of coral, turning it white. To
              prevent this, their population must be controlled. If a moderate
              number are allowed to inhabit an area, they can feed on old
              coral. This is effective in helping reefs to develop. Humans are
              largely to blame for their outbreaks due to pollution, but it 
              isn't enough to merely cull their number, we must focus on the
              root of the problem."


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41. <P7/1> Clown anemonefish - Amphiprion ocellaris
---------------------------------------------------              

              (FR) Poisson-clown à troisbandes
              (DE) Falscher Clown-Anemonenfisch
              (ES) Pez payaso
              (IT) Pesce pagliacio occidentale

Description:  Orange and white stripes. Nemo from 'Finding Nemo'.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 8cm. It
              has an orange body with white stripes behind its eyes, over the
              centre of its body and over the caudal fin joint."

Location:    "Can be seen all year round in the coral around Manaurai."
      
Length:       8 cm / 3 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Sometimes in the open, sometimes hidden under glows in coral or
              on coral rocks.  

Other info:  "They have a black line that stretches from the centre of their
              bodies and around the edge of each of their fins. They have a
              special body surface that protects them from sea anemones, and
              live in close proximity to them to prevent attacks from
              predators."

             "All clownfish can change gender, and the largest males in the sea
              anemones they co-exist with will become females. These fish are
              also prized for their attractive appearance. However, the
              over-fishing of these fish as a result of this has become a
              problem." 


42. <P7/2> Yellowtail clownfish - Amphiprion clarkii
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Poisson-clown de Clark
              (DE) Clarks-Anemonenfisch
              (ES) Pez payaso cola amarillo
              (IT) Pesce pagliacio di Clark

Description:  Brown with white stripes and yellow tail.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 14cm. Its
              head and body are dark brown, and its caudal fin joint and the
              sides of its body have white lines running down them."

Location:    "Can be seen in the coral in all areas of Manaurai all year
              round."
      
Length:       14 cm / 6 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually hidden under glows in coral or on coral rocks.

Other info:  "Males' caudal fins are orange and females' white. Clownfish live
              with different sea anemones according to their type. In the case
              of this particular species they co-exist with variants such as
              bulb-tentacle sea anemones." 

             "Adults and large numbers of infants can live in harmony with a
              single sea anemone, yet there are many cases where these fish are
              not parents and children. The reason for this is that, after
              hatching and spending time near the surface, they become
              distanced from the anemone where the parent fish are."


43. <P7/3> Tomato clownfish - Amphiprion frenatus
-------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Poisson-clown rouge
              (DE) Weißbinden-Glühkohlen-Anemenonenfisch
              (ES) Pez payaso rojo
              (IT) Pesce pagliacio frenato

Description:  A dark reddish-brown colour.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 14cm. It
              has an orange body and a white line running down the head
              section."

Location:    "Can be seen in the coral in all areas of Manaurai all year
              round."
      
Length:       14 cm / 6 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually hidden under glows in coral or on coral rocks.

              Does not like being petted or nudged (it wriggles uncomfortably).
              Feed it instead. 

Other info:  "Females' bodies are a dark colour and infants have two or three
              lines on them. They live together with Entacmaea ramsayi anemones
              and are known to attack divers who get too close. They can't
              stand to distance themselves from the anemones they co-habit." 

             "From the clownfish perspective, the advantage of living together
              with sea anemones is that they are protected from predators. The
              advantage for the sea anemone remains unclear. Whether there are
              mutual advantages, or is the relationship only beneficial to the
              clownfish is still a mystery."


44. <P7/4> Yellow clownfish - Amphiprion sandaracinos
-----------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Orange Skunk Clownfish
              (FR) Poisson-clown à bande dorsale
              (DE) Weißbrücken-Anemenonenfisch
              (ES) Pez payaso naranja
              (IT) Pesce pagliacio arancione

Description:  A yellowish orange with a horizontal white line on its back.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 14cm. It
              has an orange body and a white line stretching from its snout to
              its caudal fin."

Location:    "Can be seen in the coral in all areas of Manaurai all year
              round."
      
Length:       14 cm / 6 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually hidden under glows in coral or on coral rocks.

              Does not like being petted or nudged (it wriggles uncomfortably).
              Feed it instead. It responds best when fed from a distance rather
              than under its nose.

Other info:  "Behind each set of gills is a row of distinctive spines. The
              scientific name for this fish is 'Amphiprion' meaning 'a saw on
              both sides'. They live together with sea anemones such as the
              giant carpet anemone."

             "The fish make a decision about living with a sea anemone
              according to a chemical substance it releases. When the fish
              first come into contact with a new anemone, they let it touch
              their snout and fins and adapt its body little by little."


45. <P7/5> Sapphire devil - Chrysiptera cyanea
----------------------------------------------

              (FR) Demoiselle bleue
              (DE) Saphir-Demoiselle
              (ES) Damisela azul
              (IT) Diavoletto blu

Description:  Tiny, and brilliant-blue.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 6cm. It
              has a short snout and small eyes. It is a vivid sapphire colour
              with black lines running from its snout to behind its eyes."

Location:    "Can be seen in the coral in all areas of Manaurai all year
              round."
      
Length:       6 cm / 2 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Hides in coral under glows. Sometimes in the open water.

Other info:  "Males' caudal fins are blue with a black edge. Infants' and
              females' caudal fins are transparent. They lay their eggs on rock
              or coral and the males generally take care of them."

             "These fish don't actually have blue pigment, but instead have
              cells known as rainbow chromatophores that reflect blue light
              giving them their colour. They can also change the tone of this
              colour from dark to light, which enables them to convey their 
              intentions to other members of their species. When they die,
              their bodies become black."


46. <P7/6> Starck's demoiselle - Chrysiptera starcki
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Demoiselle de Starck
              (DE) Starcks Riffbarsch
              (ES) Damisela de Starcks
              (IT) Pesce donzella di Starck

Description:  Tiny blue fish with yellow back and tail.

             "A narrow fish with a spindle-shaped body and a length of 7cm. It
              has a short, protruding snout and a small mouth. It is mainly a
              sapphire colour with yellow around its snout, along its back and
              its caudal fin."

Location:    "A common fish that can be seen all year round in the coral around
              Manaurai."
      
Length:       7 cm / 3 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Hides in coral under glows. Sometimes in the open water.

              Responds to patting, and will dart at food if offered. Will
              shoot away if prodded.  

Other info:  "The infants of this species all share the same colour - rare for
              chromis notata, whose infants are normally a completely different
              colour than adult fish. Also, this particular fish tends to swim
              in coral and rocky areas in relatively deep water."

             "Fish of the Pomacentridae family have been known to gather in
              large groups and appear to form shoals. However, no group
              instinct can be detected in these shoals, meaning that sometimes
              they are just large groups of individuals."


47. <P7/7> Goldtail demoiselle - Chrysiptera parasema
-----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Demoiselle à queue dorée
              (DE) Gelbschanzdemoiselle
              (ES) Damisela cola amarilla
              (IT) Damigella azzurra coda gialla

Description:  Tiny blue fish with distinctive yellow tail.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 6cm. It
              has a short snout and small eyes. Its body is a sapphire colour,
              with a yellow tail section."

Location:    "Can be seen in the coral in all areas of Manaurai all year
              round."
      
Length:       6 cm / 2 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Hides in coral under glows. Sometimes in the open water.

Other info:  "These fish are small, even by Pomacentridae standards. The
              English name, 'goldtail demoiselle' is thought to have been
              coined due to the fish having a small body and being a gold
              colour. they live near coral and feed on seaweed and plankton." 

             "Their eggs are adhesive and are attached to rocks or coral when
              they are laid. From this point on, the males' job is to protect
              them until they hatch and use their fins to push oxygen towards
              them. During this time should a predator approach, the males will
              use force to protect their eggs."


48. <P7/8> Blue-green chromis - Chromis viridis
-----------------------------------------------

              (NA) Green Chromis
              (FR) Chromis bleu-vert
              (DE) Grünes Schwalbenschwänzchen
              (ES) Damisela verde
              (IT) Castagnola verde

Description:  Small turquoise fish. The white underside is not apparent
              in the game.

             "A narrow fish with a spindle-shaped body and a length of 8cm. Its
              caudal fin is split into two parts. The upper part of its body is
              blue-green, while the underside is white."

Location:    "A common fish that can be seen all year round in the coral
              around Manaurai."

              Annoyingly common. They are everywhere.
      
Length:       8 cm / 3 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Sometimes in the open, or hidden in coral under glows.

Other info:  "One of its characteristic points is the way the canine teeth
              protrude from its lower jaw. Also, depending on how it catches
              the light, the colour of its body can become very beautiful."

             "When this species senses danger, it swiftly hides in the coral.
              As this behaviour is an instinctual attempt to avoid some kind of
              stimulus, it is called 'negative taxis'. Incidentally, 'positive
              taxis' describes when it attempts to approach the stimulus."


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49. <P8/1> Three-spot Dascyllus - Dascyllus trimaculatus
--------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Dascyllus à trois points
              (DE) Dreipunkt-Preussenfisch
              (ES) Damisela tres manchas
              (IT) Damigella tre punte

Description:  Despite its name, the adult has no spots. It is a roundish fish
              in a plain pale blue colour (despite the in-game text).

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 15cm. It
              is very dark blue and its caudal fin is slightly arched."

              The tiny young are a bright dark blue with three white spots on
              each side. 

Location:    "Can be seen in areas with coral all around Manaurai all year
              round."

              Most frequently seen in enclosed areas.
      
Length:       15 cm / 6 in 

Forms:        young, adult

Behaviour:    Hidden in coral under glows, usually in enclosed spaces.

              Likes being patted, but tends to swim away if poked. Young fish
              will take food readily, not so the adults. 

Other info:  "Infants have three very distinctive white markings on them, which 
              accounts for their name in English being 'three-spot'. As they
              grow older however, these marks become less distinct as they fade
              away. They live in coral-covered areas and, while young, together
              with large sea anemones. 

             "If infants can, they will live in soft coral; they have less of a
              dependency on sea anemones than yellowtail clownfish do. Once
              they reach maturity, they break away from the anemones and form
              shoals with other fish."


50. <P8/2> Bicolour angelfish - Centropyge bicolor
--------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Bicolor Angelfish
              (FR) Poisson-ange loriot
              (DE) Blaugelber Zwergkaiserfisch
              (ES) Pez ángel bicolor
              (IT) Pesce angelo bicolore

Description:  Oval-shaped fish, yellow at the front, blue at the back.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 14cm. The
              front section of its body as well as its tail, are both yellow,
              whereas its rear section is navy blue. There is also a navy blue
              line running over its eyes."

Location:    "Can be seen in the coral in all areas of Manaurai all year
              round." 

              Most frequently seen in enclosed areas.
      
Length:       14 cm / 6 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Hidden under glows.

Other info:  "There are spines facing backwards just below the gills. This is
              one of the distinctive features of the Pomacanthidae family.
              Males live in rocky or coral reefs together with multiple
              females."

             "If a group of females is left without a male, the largest member
              of the group will change gender to compensate. Even if small
              females undergo the same gender change, they will not take part
              in the mating process. They will continue to mate as females
              until their bodies have grown sufficiently. Because of this, each
              group only contains a single male."


51. <P8/3> Banded angelfish - Apolemichthys arcuatus
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Poisson-ange bandii
              (DE) Schwarzbinden-Rauchkaiserfisch
              (ES) Pez ángel de banda negra
              (IT) Pesce angelo

Description:  Oval-shaped fish, white with black horizontal stripe.

             "A narrow fish with a spindle-shaped body and a length of 20cm. It
              has a white body with a band of black running from its eyes to
              the rear of its dorsal fin."

Location:    "It tends to lurk in underwater caves, where it can be seen all
              year round."
      
Length:      20 cm / 8 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Hidden under glows.

Other info:  "If you look very carefully at the bands of black along the sides
              of their bodies and on the caudal and anal fins, you'll notice
              that they are bordered with white."

             "All the fish in this species are able to hear not only using
              their internal ears, but also by feeling the sound using organs
              on the sides of their bodies known as 'lateral lines'.
              Additionally, these organs allow the fish to recognise changes
              in water currents, water pressure and also prevent them from 
              colliding with other fish when swimming together in shoals."


52. <P8/4> Royal angelfish - Pygoplites diacanthus
--------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Poisson-ange royal
              (DE) Pfauenkaiserfisch
              (ES) Pez ángel real
              (IT) Pesce angelo arcobaleno

Description:  Oval-shaped fish, white with black horizontal stripe.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 25cm. Its
              body is yellow with numerous whitish-blue, black-edged lines
              running down the sides of its body."

Location:    "Can be seen in the coral in all areas of Manaurai all year
              round."
      
Length:       25 cm / 10 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually hidden under glows. (?)

Other info:  "Their anal fins are patterned with blue wavy lines. Infants have 
              round patterns on their caudal fins that closely resemble blue
              eyes. Males live in rocky or coral reefs together with multiple
              females."

             "The circular pattern that adorns infants serves to protect them
              against predators. Since predators instinctively attack the spot
              where the eyes are, these markings divert their focus to other
              areas away from the actual eyes. If the fish sustains injuries
              to the fins containing the markings, they are unlikely to be
              fatal."


53. <P8/5> Yellow longnose butterflyfish - Forcipiger flavissimus
-----------------------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Longnose butterflyfish
              (FR) Poisson-pincette jaune
              (DE) Gelber Langnasen-Pinzettfisch
              (ES) Mariposa de hocico largo
              (IT) Pesce farfalla nasolungo

Description:  Small and yellow with a long black nose.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body, extremely long protruding
              snout and a length of 16cm. A yellow body with a black pattern
              covering its upper head and top part of the snout."

Location:    "A common fish that can be seen all year round in Manaurai."
      
Length:       16 cm / 6 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually found around coral in the open. Can also be found under
              glows. 

              Likes being patted but not fond of poking. Has a fantastic sense
              of smell and zooms in quickly when you place food anywhere close.

Other info:  "The edges of both the pectoral and anal fins are blue, but the 
              anal fin also has a black pattern. Lives in proximity to reefs
              and coral and uses its elongated snout to extract food from gaps
              in the coral."

             "Usually found swimming in small groups near the seabed and
              dwelling between rocks or in caves, they sleep with their
              undersides facing upwards." 


54. <P8/6> Moorish idol - Zanclus cornutus
------------------------------------------

              (FR) Idol maure
              (DE) Halfterfisch
              (ES) Zanclo
              (IT) Idolo moresco

Description:  Small, triangular, with black and white stripes.

             "A narrow fish with a length of 25cm, shaped like a standing oval
              and with an elongated thread-like dorsal fin. The front half of
              its body is white, while the rear is yellow and it has two thick
              black stripes running down its sides."

Location:    "Can be seen all year round."

              Fairly common around corals and can also be found under glows.
      
Length:       25 cm / 10 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually in groups of two or three.

Other info:  "It has a protruding snout and thin bristly teeth. As it matures,
              its eyes become more prominent. Usually found in shallow, rocky
              areas or around coral, but has also been seen in areas with
              depths up to 180 m." 

             "Resting at night nestled among rocks and other objects, this
              fish's body colour changes from its usual colour to grey. This 
              species can be found in many different areas. One reason for this
              is that during infancy, the fish tend to swim far afield and
              often get carried off by currents to different regions."


55. <P8/7> Singular bannerfish - Heniochus singularius
------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Poisson-cocher malais
              (DE) Malayen-Wimpelfisch
              (ES) Pez estandarte de Malasia
              (IT) Pesce bandiera singalore

Description:  A sort of rounded-off angelfish with brownish stripes.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body, an elongated front
              section on its dorsal fin and a length of 24cm. Its body has
              alternating black and white lines across it. Its pectoral fins,
              caudal fin and front section of the dorsal fin are yellow."

Location:    "Can be seen in the coral in all areas of Manaurai all year
              round."

              More usually found under glows in enclosed spaces. Difficult to
              find in open water, but has been seen around Knive's Reef. 
      
Length:       24 cm / 9 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually solitary.

Other info:  "They have small protrusions above their eyes. Also, the length of
              the front section of infants' dorsal fins is large in relation to
              their bodies, and measures almost the same height. They tend to
              dwell around areas of coral and are often seen in pairs."

             "The clear blue tropical waters that are normally home to this
              species of tropical fish offer little nourishment in the form of
              plankton, making the living conditions harsh. However, areas
              which contain coral are an exception as the nutrition they
              release is eaten by plankton, which then multiplies, and is in
              turn consumed by other animals. This process enables all kinds of
              life to exist in these areas."


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56. <P9/1> Threadfin butterflyfish - Chaetodon auriga
-----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Chætodon cocher
              (DE) Fänchen-Falterfisch
              (ES) Mariposa aleta ribeteada
              (IT) Pesce farfalla auriga

Description:  Yellow with a black dot. Looks similar to the Teardrop
              butterflyfish, but more delicately built.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body, a thread-like elongated
              section at the rear of its dorsal fin and a length of 20cm. Its
              body is white with a black line over its eyes. It also has a
              circular, black mark on its dorsal fin."

Location:    "Can be seen in the coral in all areas of Manaurai all year
              round."

              Most usually found under glows in enclosed spaces. 
      
Length:       20 cm / 8 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually solitary or in pairs.

Other info:  "There are numerous black lines running in different directions on
              the sides of their bodies. Those that hatched in the Red Sea
              often don't have the circular black pattern on them. They live
              around coral reefs and use their thread-like teeth to feed on sea
              anemones and coral polyps."

             "These fish differ in shape from infant to adult. When they are
              young they have board-shaped bone around their heads. Though we
              don't know exactly why, it seems that this shape might make them
              less susceptible to attack from predators."


57. <P9/2> Bluelashed butterflyfish - Chaetodon bennetti
--------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Chætodon de Bennet
              (DE) Bennetts Falterfisch
              (ES) Mariposa de Bennett
              (IT) Pesce farfalla celisse

Description:  Small and blue-yellow.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 6cm. It
              has a short snout and small eyes. Its body is a sapphire colour,
              with a yellow tail section."

Location:    "Can be seen in the coral in all areas of Manaurai all year
              round."

              Most usually found under glows in enclosed spaces. 
      
Length:       20 cm / 6 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Nothing spectacular.

Other info:  "They have small heads, and their mouths are at the end of their
              protruding snouts. A black belt-like line runs over their eyes
              with white lines on wither side of it. Also, just above the
              pectoral fins there are two white lines facing towards the anal
              fin."

             "As with this species, young fish that usually inhabit warm areas
              can get carried to colder regions by ocean currents. When the
              water temperature drops in the winter, the fish usually perish.
              On rare occasions when some survive, they are of great importance
              to the species because, if they successfully mate and populate
              the new region, it will widen the distribution of the species."


58. <P9/3> Brown-and-white butterflyfish - Hemitaurichthys zoster
----------------------------------------------------------------- 

              (FR) Poisson-papillon pyramide noir
              (DE) Schwarzer Pyramiden-Falterfisch
              (ES) Mariposa blanquimarrón
              (IT) Pesce farfalla piramide nero

Description:  A monochrome version of the Pyramid butterflyfish.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 18cm. Its
              body is black with white, pyramid-shaped areas on the sides."

Location:    "Can be seen in the coral in all areas of Manaurai all year
              round."

              Not particularly common. Can be found under glows. 
      
Length:       18 cm / 7 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Nothing spectacular.

Other info:  "These are of a similar species to, and resemble pyramid
              butterflyfish. Despite the pyramid-shaped markings being white,
              the name of the fish is 'black pyramid butterflyfish'. The reason
              for this is unknown."

             "The majority of the Chaetodon auripes family that includes this
              species live in depths of between several metres and tens of
              metres. However, there are also species that have adapted to deep
              sea life and have been discovered in depths of around 300m."


59. <P9/4> Mandarinfish - Pterosynchiropus splendidus
----------------------------------------------------- 

              (NA) Green Mandarin Goby 
              (FR) Poisson cachemire
              (DE) Mandarinfisch
              (ES) Pez mandarín
              (IT) Pesce mandarino

Description:  A small riot of colour.

             "It's not very tall, but is long with a length of 7cm. Its head is
              large, but its mouth is small. It's a yellow-green colour, with a
              blue ripple pattern over its head, pectoral fins and body."

Location:    "Can be seen in the coral in all areas of Manaurai all year
              round."

              Likes to hide in purple or green spiky branch coral. 

Length:       7 cm / 3 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Solitary. Hard to photograph unless you can coax it out.

Other info:  "It has a yellow pattern on the side of its head, which gives it a
              very colourful complexion when mixed with the colours on its
              body. It lives amongst the coral branches. Males often bite each
              other violently when fighting over territory and females."
              
             "This species belongs to the Callionymidae family, and in 2005 a 
              new genus of this family was found in a Cambodian lake. Though
              many new species are found every year, the discovery of a new
              genus is rare. An interesting fact is that it wasn't first
              discovered in the lake, but actually for sale in a market
              nearby."


60. <P9/5> Rippled rockskipper - Istiblennius edentulus
-------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Blennie à rides
              (DE) Doppelbinden-Kammzähner
              (ES) Blenio ondulado
              (IT) Blennide

Description:  Brown fish that lives in small holes.

             "A fairly narrow fish with a long, thin body and a length of
              15cm. Its eyes protrude and it has a short snout. It is brown
              with dark lines scattered over its body."

Location:    "Can be seen all year round in all areas of Manaurai that have
              coral."

              Likes to live in holes in walls or vertical rocks.

Length:       15 cm / 6 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    A shy fish that retreats when poked.

Other info:  "It has long, thin protrusions above its eyes and a long caudal
              fin that stretches from the back of its head to its caudal fin
              joint. It lives in between the rocks in reefs and can lay tens
              of thousands of eggs in one season. The parent fish then protects
              them until they hatch."

             "Often dragged into the shore by the tide and stranded in rocky
              pools. When this happens, and the fish senses danger, it can jump
              from one area to another using the tops of rocks."


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61. <P10/1> Red-spotted blenny - Blenniella chrysospilos
-------------------------------------------------------- 

              (FR) Blennie à taches rouges
              (DE) Rotpunkt-Schleimfisch
              (ES) Blenio de manchas rojas
              (IT) Blenniella

Description:  A pale, spotted blenny.

             "A slightly narrow fish with a long, thin body and a length of
              10cm. Its snout is short and its eyes protrude a little. Its body
              is white and is covered with red spots."

Location:    "Can be seen in the coral in all areas of Manaurai all year
              round."

              Likes holes in walls, vertical rocks and ball/brain corals.

Length:       10 cm / 4 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    A shy fish that retreats when poked.

Other info:  "There are several blue lines that run over their eyes and males 
              have a black pattern on the sides of their bodies. They live in
              the gaps between rocks and coral and protect the transparent
              white eggs they lay in their nests."

             "They have unique faces and, when they poke their heads out of
              their nests to scan the vicinity, they make nod-like motions.
              They are especially popular among divers because of their
              behaviour and charming faces."


62. <P10/2> Bicolour blenny - Ecsenius bicolor
----------------------------------------------

              (FR) Blennie bicolore 
              (DE) Zweifarbiger Shleimfisch
              (ES) Blenio bicolor
              (IT) Pesce bicolore

Description:  A small blue-and-yellow blenny. (?)

             "A slightly narrow fish with a long, thin body and a length of
              8cm. Its snout is short and its eyes protrude a little. Both
              halves of its body have different colours."

Location:    "Can be seen in the coral in all areas of Manaurai all year
              round."

              Likes holes in walls, vertical rocks and ball/brain corals.

Length:       8 cm / 3 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    A shy fish that retreats when poked.

Other info:  "There are small protrusions just above its eyes. There are also
              varieties that have different coloured upper and lower sections.
              Because of their two-toned colour scheme, they were given the
              scientific name 'bicolour blenny'."

             "Courtship among this species involves males approaching females,
              facing upwards, spreading their fins, and swimming in a zigzag
              pattern. The males lead the females to their nest by repeating
              this action and proceed to mate, after which the females will
              lay their eggs. Then the males take care of the eggs until they
              are ready to hatch."


63. <P10/3> Isoginpo - parablennius yatabei
-------------------------------------------

              (NA) Yatabei Blenny 
              (FR) Blennie de Yatabe
              (DE) Brauner Shleimfisch
              (ES) Blenio de roca
              (IT) Bavosa

Description:  A stone-coloured fish shaped like a long pebble.

             "A slightly narrow fish with a long, thin body and a length of
              8cm. Its snout is short and its eyes protrude a little. There is
              a large colour variation among this species and ..."

Location:    "...they can be found lurking in the walls of sunken structures
              all year round."

              Hides in the cracks between hewn stones.

Length:       8 cm / 2 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    A well-camouflaged and shy fish. Retreats when poked.

Other info:  "There are small protrusions just above its eyes. They have one
              set of sharp teeth at the back of each section of their jaws.
              Their bodies are small, yet their bite can be painful. After
              hatching, most of their body area is transparent. They live in
              the gaps between rocks."

             "There are members of the Parablennius yatabei family that
              resemble the appearance and movement of species that clean other
              fish. They use this resemblance to their advantage and are able
              to approach other fish, take bites out of them and then escape
              effectively."


64. <P10/4> Fire goby - Nemateleotris magnifica
-----------------------------------------------

              (FR) Eleotris magnifique
              (DE) Feuerschwertgrundel
              (ES) Paz dardo de fuego
              (IT) Pesce freccia di fuoco

Description:  Tiny pale fish with orange tail.

             "Its body is long and thin, with a length of 7cm. The front part
              of its dorsal fin is elongated and its caudal fin is rounded. Its
              colour scheme is a graduation from light yellow to milky-white to
              brown from its head to its tail."

Location:    "Can be seen in every area of Manaurai with coral reefs all year
              round."

              Usually under glows on the reef close to coral.

Length:       7 cm / 3 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Keeps close to its hole and retreats sharply when tapped.

              To take a good photograph, tap it and wait for it to re-emerge. 

Other info:  "They tend to live near coral-covered areas or the seabed, and
              are often seen in pairs. When they sense danger, the female is
              quick to return to the dwelling, followed later by the male. 

             "The goby species have adapted through a number of processes to
              suit their surroundings. Other than the usual warm places this
              species inhabit, they can also be found in water with
              temperatures as low as 3 [degrees] C and depths up to 270 m."


65. <P10/5> Elegant Firefish - Nemateleotris decora
--------------------------------------------------- 

              (FR) Electrois décoré
              (DE) Dekor-Schwertgrundel
              (ES) Pez dardo decorado
              (IT) Pesce freccia elegante

Description:  Tiny pale fish with purple tail.

             "A fairly narrow fish with a long, thin body and a length of 7cm.
              The front section of its dorsal fin is elongated. The front
              section to the caudal fin is a gradation of purple, milk-white
              and dark purple in that order. 

Location:    "Can be seen on the sandy ocean floor in all areas of Manaurai
              all year round."

              Under glows on the sand.

Length:       7 cm / 3 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    If you poke it, it will dive down its hole. 

              Hard to get a good photograph. Try poking it and waiting for it
              to re-emerge. 

Other info:  "They live near the sandy ocean floor near coral reefs and are
              often seen swimming in the same direction as the tides. The
              reason for this is to eat the plankton that is also riding the
              ocean currents."

             "Like this species, most gobies are without poison, but there
              are some which have the pufferfish poison tetrodoxin in their
              skin and muscle tissue. However, though coral goby do possess
              poison, theirs differs from pufferfish poison."


66. <P10/6> Yellow shrimp goby - Cryptocentrus cinctus
------------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Yellow Watchman Goby
              (FR) Gobie jaune
              (DE) Zitronen-Wächtergrundel
              (ES) Gobio guarda
              (IT) Ghiozzo giallo

Description:  Tiny hole-dweller that comes in various colours.

             "A fairly narrow fish with a long, thin body and a length of
              6.5cm. Its eyes stick out slightly and it goes through a phase
              where specimens tend to be grey with two to three dark brown
              lines."

Location:    "Can be seen on the sandy ocean floor in all areas of Manaurai
              all year round."

              Under glows on the sand.

Length:       6.5 cm / 3 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Lives in holes in the sand and is always accompanied by a
              Randall's Pistol Shrimp. Responds well to feeding. Vanishes if
              poked.

Other info:  "Varieties that are entirely yellow and others without lines
              also exist, both with small cobalt blue spots scattered on
              their heads and dorsal fins. They live on the sandy ocean floor
              around rocky or coral reefs together with pistol shrimp."

             "At one time the yellow shrimp goby was called the Cryptocentrus
              flavus, it was thought to have been a different species, but was
              later correctly identified as this one as they live in the same
              kinds of nests and have the same characteristics."


67. <P10/7> Singapore prawn goby - Cryptocentrus singapurensis
--------------------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Singapore Prawn-Goby
              (FR) Gobie de Singapour
              (DE) Singapur-Wächtergrundel
              (ES) Gobio guarda tropical
              (IT) Ghiozzo tropicale

Description:  Darkish hole-dweller.

             "A fairly narrow fish with a long, thin body and a length of 15cm.
              It has a dark-coloured body with a milky-white underside. Also it
              has dark red lines running diagonally from its rear to its front.
              It has blue spots scattered on its back and head."

Location:    "Can be seen on the sandy ocean floor in all areas of Manaurai all
              year round."

              More easily found in enclosed spaces like caves.

Length:       15 cm / 6 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Tiny and easily mistaken for the yellow shrimp goby, but is
              accompanied by a different sort of shrimp.

              Lives in holes in the sand. Responds well to feeding. Vanishes
              if poked.

Other info:  "With the exception of the pectoral fins, each fin has numerous
              circular red markings and lined patterns. Myersina filifer tend
              to have nondescript colours, and colourful fish are rare. They
              live on the sandy ocean floor around rocky or coral reefs
              together with pistol shrimp." 

             "During the mating season, the rear sections of males' bodies
              turn a dark colour. Their courtship involves swimming in a
              stationary position above their nests and spreading their fins."


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68. <P11/1> Yellow clown goby - Gobiodon okinawae
-------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Gobiodon jaune
              (DE) Gelbe Korallengrundel
              (ES) Gobio payaso
              (IT) Ghiozzo pagliacco

Description:  Tiny yellow fish

             "A narrow fish with a long, thin, yellow body and a length of
              3.5cm. It has no scales, but its pectoral fins have developed
              into suckers."

Location:    "Can be seen in branch coral in all areas of Manaurai all year
              round."

              The Den of Spirits is a good place to find gobies.

Length:       3.5 cm / 1 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Lurks in green branch coral under glows.

Other info:  "The front section of their dorsal fin is rounded and the tip of
              their caudal fin is almost perpendicular. They live among the
              branches of Acropora virgata coral and from time to time there
              can be dozens of them inhabiting the same area." 

             "This fish is a member of the Gobiodon genus and accounts for a
              large section of it. Within the goby family, there are even
              smaller fish. Pandaka lidwilli have a length of 1 cm to 1.5 cm.
              However, the world's smallest vertebrate is a Cyprinidae and
              has a size of only 7.9 mm to 10 mm."


69. <P11/2> Red-spotted goby - Gobiodon sp 2
--------------------------------------------

              (FR) Gobie à point rouge
              (DE) Rotpunkt-Grundel
              (ES) Gobio de manches rojas
              (IT) Ghiozzo a macchie rosse

Description:  Tiny green fish

             "A narrow fish with a long, thin body and a length of 4cm. Its
              body is yellow-green with numerous red spots. It has no scales,
              but its pectoral fins have developed into suckers."

Location:    "Can be seen in branch coral in all areas of Manaurai all year
              round."

              The Den of Spirits is a good place to find gobies.

Length:       4 cm / 2 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Lurks in green branch coral under glows.

Other info:  "They live among the branches of Acropora virgata coral and
              protect their eggs in pairs after they have been laid. Once the
              young have hatched, they make use of the ocean currents to
              begin drifting and find a new area of coral to establish
              themselves in."

             "This species was given the name 'rivulatus' pending further
              classification to determine the correct scientific name. As a
              result, the current name signifies it belongs to the genus
              Gobiodon, but it is not a scientific name."


70. <P11/3> Five-lined coral goby - Gobiodon quinquestrigatus
-------------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Gobie à cinq lignes
              (DE) Fünf-Streifen-Korallengrundel
              (ES) Gobio de cinco rayas
              (IT) Ghiozzo corallino

Description:  Tiny red fish

             "A narrow fish with a long, thin body and a length of 4cm. Its
              body is red from its pectoral fins to the front of its head, and
              the sides of its body and its fins are brown. It doesn't have any
              scales, but its pectoral fins have developed into suckers."

Location:    "Can be seen in branch coral in all areas of Manaurai all year
              round."

              The Den of Spirits is a good place to find gobies.

Length:       4 cm / 2 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Lurks in green branch coral under glows.

Other info:  "There is a great variation of colours among this species. Some
              are brown, others are grey, but they all have the same five pale
              blue lines on their heads and pectoral sections. They live among
              the branches of Acropora virgata coral."

             "These fish are members of the Gobiodon and as a means of
              protecting themselves, they can release viscous liquid from their
              body when they sense danger. This liquid is a deadly poison for
              fish and can kill upon entering their bodies."


71. <P11/4> Oblong goby - Gobiodon sp
-------------------------------------

              (FR) Gobie oblong
              (DE) Korallengrundel
              (ES) Gobio rectangular
              (IT) Ghiozzo

Description:  Tiny brown fish

             "A narrow fish with a long, thin body and a length of 4cm. It is
              brown tinged with green, has four thin light blue lines on its
              head and several crossing the base of its dorsal and anal fins.
              It doesn't have any scales, but its pectoral fins have developed
              into suckers." 

Location:    "Can be seen in branch coral in all areas of Manaurai all year
              round."

              The Den of Spirits is a good place to find gobies.

Length:       4 cm / 2 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Lurks in green branch coral under glows.

Other info:  "The front section of their dorsal fin is triangular. They live
              among the branches of Acropora virgata coral and feed on viscous
              liquid and small crustaceans that come out of the coral."

             "This species currently has no official scientific name pending
              further research. With over 250 species of goby and more than 
              2000 variants with more being discovered each year, this
              species' classification is but one of many."


72. <P11/5> Monster shrimp goby - Tomiyamichthys oni
----------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Tomiyama Shrimp Goby
              (FR) Gobie-ogre
              (DE) Monster-Wächtergrundel
              (ES) Gobio japonés
              (IT) Ghiozzo monstroso

Description:  Pale blotchy hole-dweller.

             "A fairly narrow fish with a long, thin body and a length of
              10cm. Its eyes stick out slightly and it is white with four large
              brown patterns on it."

Location:    "Can be seen on the sandy ocean floor in all areas of Manaurai
              all year round."

              More easily found in enclosed spaces like caves.

Length:       10 cm / 4 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Tiny and easily mistaken for the yellow shrimp goby, but is
              accompanied by a different sort of shrimp.

              Lives in holes in the sand. Responds well to feeding. Vanishes
              if poked.

Other info:  "They have a brown pattern on both sides, from their eyes to
              their mouths. These patterns and colour differ according to the
              places the fish inhabit. They live on the sandy ocean floor
              around rocky or coral reefs together with pistol shrimp. They
              close the entrance to their nests at night and reopen them when
              they emerge in the morning."

             "Inside their heads are sensory organs known as 'pit organs' and
              'sensory pipes' which are used to sense the movement of prey or
              enemies. However, these organs are minute and almost impossible
              to see with the naked eye."


73. <P11/6> Painted Frogfish - Antennarius pictus
-------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Antennaire peint
              (DE) Augenfleck-Anglerfisch
              (ES) Pez rana pintado
              (IT) Pesce rana dipinto

Description:  Squat fish with 'legs', usually a pinkish colour.

             "It has an oval-shaped body with a length of 17cm and pectoral
              fins that have evolved to become similar to legs. It has a
              protrusion on the top of its snout that resembles a fishing lure.
              There are a great many colour variations."

Location:    "It likes enclosed environments and the ocean floor and can be
              seen all year round."

Length:       17 cm / 7 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Walks around when tapped. Can be persuaded to climb vertical
              structures and fall off.

              Responds well to patting and is a greedy feeder.

Other info:  "At the end of their protrusions, they have a fishing lure-like
              object and an area of their dorsal fin is covered with a
              membrane. There is a brown pattern stretching from their backs to
              the upper part of their pectoral fins."  

             "They use their leg-like pectoral and ventral fins to crawl along
              the ocean floor. They can also move by forcing water out of the
              small holes at the base of their pectoral fins." 


74. <P11/7> Warty Frogfish - Antennarius maculatus
--------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Antennaire verruqueux
              (DE) Warzen-Anglerfisch
              (ES) Pejesapo verrugoso
              (IT) Pesce rana maculato

Description:  Squat white fish with 'legs' and brownish patches.

             "It has an oval-shaped body with pectoral fins that have taken
              on the shape of legs and a length of 8.5cm. Above its snout is a
              fishing rod-like protrusion. It has a white body and a large
              brown pattern stretching from behind its eyes."

Location:    "It tends to lurk in underwater caves, where it can be seen all
              year round."

              And also inside the Atoll.

Length:       8.5 cm / 3 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Walks around when tapped. Can be persuaded to climb vertical
              structures and fall off.

              Responds well to patting and is a greedy feeder.

Other info:  "The tip of its protrusion is lure-like and known as an 'esker'
              and it has a filmy area on its dorsal fin. On rare occasions
              there have been specimens that are black with a yellow spotted
              pattern on them."

             "The shape of the lure-like 'esker' changes as the fish matures.
              During infancy, it resembles a small crustacean, and later on it
              takes on a shape similar to that of a tiny fish. The esker is
              used to draw in prospective prey which will then be swallowed
              whole."


75. <P11/8> Striated Frogfish - Antennarius striatus
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Poisson-grenouille strié
              (DE) Gestreiften Anglerfisch
              (ES) Pez sapo estriado
              (IT) Pesce rana striato

Description:  Squat brown fish with 'legs'.

             "It has an oval-shaped body with a length of 16cm and pectoral
              fins that have evolved to become similar to legs. It has a
              protrusion on the top of its snout that resembles a fishing lure.
              There are a great many colour variations." 

Location:    "Can be seen in all regions of Manaurai on the ocean floor."

Length:       16 cm / 6 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Walks around when tapped. Can be persuaded to climb vertical
              structures and fall off.

              Responds well to patting and is a greedy feeder. Has been seen to
              hiccup when eating too fast.

Other info:  "At the end of their protrusions, they have a fishing lure-like
              object that has the same shape as a tiny creature that fish eat.
              Their bodies are covered in small protrusions."

             "Frogfish eggs are known as 'agglutinated pelagic eggs' and large
              numbers of them are contained in a long belt-like gelatinous
              sack that is bigger than the body size of the parent fish. The
              advantages of agglutinated pelagic eggs are as yet unknown."


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76. <P12/1> Sea Goldie - Pseudanthias squamipinnis
--------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Poisson-barbier rouge
              (DE) Juwelen-Fahnenbarsch
              (ES) Antias cola de lira
              (IT) Anthias dalla pinna squamata

Description:  Looks like a goldfish.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 12cm. 
              Males have an elongated, thread-like front section on their
              dorsal fins."

Location:    "Can be seen in every area of Manaurai with coral reefs all year
              round." 

Length:       12 cm / 5 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Found in static shoals above coral and very occasionally as
              solitary fish under glows inside Giant clams.

              Responds well to petting and feeding.

Other info:  "They live close to rocky reefs or coral-covered areas. Males have
              a reddish-purple pattern on their pectoral fins and tend to live
              in closed groups together with multiple females."

             "They are all born as females, but after forming a large group,
              they change gender to become male as required. For large shoals,
              the percentage of males can be between 10% and 30%, and sometimes
              only a single male in smaller ones." 



77. <P12/2> Stocky anthias - Pseudanthias caudalis
--------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Anthias trapu
              (DE) Gelber Fahnenbarsch
              (ES) Antias japonés
              (IT) Castagnola

Description:  Pale roundish fish with a red fin

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 10cm. It
              has a light red body with a red pattern on its dorsal fin."

Location:    "Can be seen in the coral in all areas of Manaurai all year
              round."

              Also found in remote areas of the Caves.

Length:       10 cm / 4 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Nothing noteworthy

Other info:  "Females undergo gender changes to become males and males' bodies
              become brighter in colour during the mating season. They live
              around coral reefs and gather in shoals where plankton get caught
              in ocean currents and soar upwards."

             "Only males in the Pseudanthias family gather and swim together
              in shoals. The purpose of this formation, known as 'clustering',
              is said to be so the males can decide their order and assess the
              state of the shoal."


78. <P12/3> Sunset anthias - Pseudanthias parvirostris
------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Anthias soleil
              (DE) Diadem-Fahnenbarsch
              (ES) Antias puesta de sol
              (IT) Castagnola dorata

Description:  Small pale yellowy-orange fish.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 8cm. It is
              red tinged with yellow and has a ring-like pattern on its head
              section."

Location:    "Can be seen in the coral in all areas of Manaurai all year
              round."

              Most easily found at the rim of the Abyss in Deep Valley.

Length:       10 cm / 4 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Nothing noteworthy

Other info:  "Each of their fins has a blue edge and females' bodies are
              yellow. Since this species lives in fairly deep areas among the
              coral, there aren't many opportunities to see them."              

             "Like the Pseudanthias family, there are many fish that change
              their gender from female to male. Basically, the reason for this
              is that the genital glands are developed in this order; first
              the ovary and then the testes, which are delayed."


79. <P12/4> Sakuradai - Sacura margaritacea
-------------------------------------------

              (NA) Cherry Grouper
              (FR) Serrau corisier blank
              (DE) Sagebarsch
              (ES) Tres colas japonés
              (IT) Pesce lancere ocellato

Description:  A pretty deep orange fish with spiky fins.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 15cm. A
              section of its dorsal and caudal fin is elongated. It is red with
              a white pattern on the sides of its body."

Location:    "Can be seen in the coral in all areas of Manaurai all year
              round."

Length:       15 cm / 6 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Likes to hide in glows in fan corals.

Other info:  "When females undergo gender changes to become males, part of
              their dorsal fin becomes elongated, their body colour changes
              and a white pattern begins to appear on them. Females are yellow
              with a black pattern on their dorsal fins." 

             "There is a shiny pattern on the sides of these fish with a design
              resembling cherry blossom petals. The scientific name is made up
              of 'sacura', meaning 'cherry blossom' and 'margaritacea' meaning
              'pearly'."


80. <P12/5> Southern orange-lined cardinal - Apogon properuptus
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              (NA) Southern orange-lined cardinalfish
              (FR) Apogon à lignes argentées
              (DE) Vierstreifen-Kardinalbarsch
              (ES) Pez cardenal rayado
              (IT) Pesce cardinale

Description:  A small, thin fish, attractively striped silver and gold.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 6cm. The
              sides of its body are made up of gold lines with light silver
              between them."

Location:    "Can be seen in coral reefs in all areas of Manaurai all year
              round."

              In corals or in the reefs themselves.

Length:       6 cm / 2 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Look closely and you will see the eggs being carried in the
              males' mouths

Other info:  "Each side of its body has a total of six lines, one of which
              covers up its eyes, possibly to hide them from attackers."

             "During the spawning period, the fish pair up and the eggs are
              protected inside the males' mouths until they hatch. The
              incubation time is usually around eight days, and during this
              time the male will not eat anything."


81. <P12/6> Humpback Grouper (young) - Cromileptes altivelis
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              (NA) Panther Grouper
              (FR) Méron bossu
              (DE) Paddelbarsch
              (ES) Pez pantera
              (IT) Cernia pagliaccio

Description:  Small white fish with black markings.

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 5cm. Its
              body is white with black markings on it."

Location:    "Can be seen in coral-covered areas of Manaurai all year round."

Length:       5 cm / 2 in

Forms:        young only

Behaviour:    Nothing noteworthy

Other info:  "As it gets older, its height increases and its head becomes
              smaller and thinner. Its markings also shrink, but become greater
              in number. Living in rocky areas or coral reefs, this fish eats
              any other fish that fit into its mouth."

             "This fish has an entry on the Red List, which was compiled by the
              International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural
              Resources (IUCN) to classify species on which little is known.
              The list is for species that have been brought to the edge of
              extinction and those which we need to gather more information
              on."


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82. <P13/1> Yellow boxfish (young) - Ostracion cubicus
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              (FR) Poisson-coffre jaune
              (DE) Gewöhnlicher Kofferfisch
              (ES) Pez cofre
              (IT) Pesce scatola a pois

Description:  Small square and yellow, with fluttery fins.

             "It has a square body covered with hard square scales and a length
              of 3cm.  Infants are a vivid yellow colour with numerous black
              spots on them." 

Location:    "Can be seen all year round in all areas of Manaurai that have
              coral."

Length:       3 cm / 1 in

Forms:        young only

Behaviour:    Only under glows

Other info:  "Infants' colouring differs from that of adults. Adults are brown
              tinged with yellow and white spots. When approaching old age,
              they become darker brown and their white spots become less
              distinct."

             "Since they have developed teeth, they can devour shellfish and
              hard food as well. However, if they meet with an unexpected
              surprise and bite down, they can injure themselves. The black
              spotted pattern serves to conceal the true position of its eyes."


83. <P13/2> Whitespotted boxfish (young) - Ostracion meleagris
--------------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Poisson-coffre pintade
              (DE) Weißtüpfel-Kofferfisch
              (ES) Pez cofre manchado
              (IT) Pesce scatola

Description:  Small, square, black and yellow, with fluttery fins.

             "It is a square-shaped fish with hard, polygonal scales and a
              length of 3cm. Infants are black with innumerable light yellow
              markings on them."

Location:    "Can be seen in the coral areas of Manaurai all year round."

Length:       3 cm / 1 in

Forms:        young only

Behaviour:    Only under glows

Other info:  "Its body colour scheme differs between males and females.
              Females tend to be dark brown with white spots and males are
              usually dark brown with a larger number of white spots. The sides 
              of their bodies are blue with numerous yellow spots. Also, there
              is a broken yellow line that divides the back and sides of the
              fish."

             "It has a liquid puff-toxin in its skin which it can release when
              it senses danger. Its venom is extremely potent and, although
              more than enough to kill all fish in a small tank, has a lesser
              effect when diffused in the vast ocean. Its toxin rarely harms
              humans. The toxin it has differs from the tetrodotoxin of
              regular pufferfish."


84. <P13/3> Long-spine porcupinefish - Diodon holocanthus
---------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Poisson porc-épic tacheté
              (DE) Igelfisch
              (ES) Puercoespín balón
              (IT) Pesce istrice 

Description:  Small spiky fish. 

             "It is round, has innumerable long spines covering its entire body
              and a length of 25cm. Its eyes are large but its mouth is small.
              Its back is a light brown colour and the underside is white." 

Location:    "Can be seen coming near the boat all year round."

              Can also be found inside a barrel sponge, and in the Ocean's
              Graveyard/Ship's Rest. 

Length:       25 cm / 10 in    

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Only under glows. Inflates itself when prodded.

Other info:  "Through the process of evolution, this species' scales have
              become long spines. Their teeth are close together and both the
              upper and lower rows are plate-like. With the exception of their
              fins, there are black spots all over their bodies."

             "When in danger, they suck large quantities of water into their
              stomachs and inflate their bodies. When they do this, their
              spines stand on end in a distinctive defence formation. Despite
              being related to the pufferfish, they are not poisonous which is
              likely the reason for their defensive technique. They have
              between 400 and 600 spines each."


85. <P13/4> Harlequin Sweetlips (young) - Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides
-----------------------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Diagramme arlequin
              (DE) Harlekin-Süßlippe
              (ES) Labios dulces
              (IT) Gaterino arlecchino

Description:  Tiny and spotty and wriggly. 

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 5cm. Its
              caudal fin is split into two parts. Infants are orange with seven
              large black-edged white spots on them." 

Location:    "Can be seen in coral-covered areas of Manaurai all year round."

              Also on the floor of the Caves. 

Length:       5 cm / 2 in    

Forms:        young only

Behaviour:    Mostly on the ground and under glows.

Other info:  "The white area of the caudal fin is so large that it looks like
              it has two orange spots. As the fish gets older, the white area
              develops dark spots. After that, its body colour changes again to
              become light yellow with numerous black speckled areas."

             "The infants swim in an undulating manner and are said to mimic a
              primitive characteristic found in red planarian. The red
              planarian in turn is said to mimic the Thecacera pacifica, but
              the truth about both of these remains unknown."


86. <P13/5> Orange sea slug - Thecacera pacifica
------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Limace de mer du Pacique
              (DE) Pazifische Nacktschnecke
              (ES) Babosa naranja
              (IT) Nudibranco thecacera

Description:  A knobbly orange slug. 

             "It has a near cylindrical orange body, two antennae, tuft-shaped
              gills and a length of 5cm. Near its gills are two distinctive
              protrusions." 

Location:    "Can be seen in the coral-covered areas all over Manaurai all year
              round."

Length:       5 cm / 2 in    

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Squirms when prodded.

Other info:  "The base of the antennae, the tip of the protrusions and the tail
              section all shine from black to pale blue. They inhabit reefs and
              swing their protrusions to move."

             "Sea slugs leave a smell imprint on the paths they travel which
              enables others to follow this smell and encounter those of their
              own species for mating purposes. It seems that this evolutionary
              step has enabled small sea slugs to meet others of their species
              across the vastness of the ocean."


87. <P13/6> Orange and black sea slug - Thecacera sp
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Limace de mer ambrée
              (DE) Indische Nacktschnecke
              (ES) Babosa naranja moteada
              (IT) Nudibranco arancio

Description:  A knobbly orange and black slug. 

             "It has a near cylindrical orange body, two antennae, tuft-shaped
              gills and a length of 5cm. It has black spots scattered over its
              body." 

Location:    "It likes enclosed environments and the ocean floor and can
              be seen all year round."

Length:       5 cm / 2 in    

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Squirms when prodded.

Other info:  "They have finger-like protrusions stemming from their backs that
              are black at the tip. They resemble Thacacera pacifica as both
              species have colourful bodies and are popular among divers."

             "Since most sea slugs have rather colourful bodies, they are often
              easy targets for predators. However, even if the sea slugs are
              eaten, they taste foul and it is thought that their colourful
              appearance serves to highlight this fact."


88. <P13/7> Festival sea slug - Hypselodoris festiva
----------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Festive Sea Slug 
              (FR) Limace de mer festive
              (DE) Blaue Seeschnecke
              (ES) Babosa multicolor
              (IT) Doride

Description: "It has a an almost tube-shaped body, two feelers and a length of
              4cm. It is blue with white gills."

Location:    "Can be seen all year round in areas of Manaurai that have coral."

Length:       4 cm / 2 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Squirms when prodded.

Other info:  "It has a yellow line running between its feelers and the front
              of its gills and also a similar separate line along the sides of
              its body. It lives in rocky or coral-covered areas and feeds on
              sea sponges."

             "Sea slugs keep close company with conches and use special organs
              known as cilia to move and find food under the cover of borrowed
              shells just after they have been born. However, they discard the
              shell as they grow."


89. <P13/8> Spotted white sea slug - Chromodoris orientalis
-----------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Limace de mer orientale
              (DE) Gefleckte Prachsternschnecke
              (ES) Babosa moteada
              (IT) Nudibranco bianco

Description: "It has a near cylindrical body, two antennae, tuft-shaped gills
              and a length of 4cm. It has a white body with black spots
              scattered over it." 

Location:    "Can be seen in the coral covered areas all over Manaurai all year
              round."

Length:       4 cm / 2 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Squirms when prodded.

Other info:  "Their gills, tips of their antennae and edges of their bodies are
              orange. After their eggs have hatched, they are carried away by
              the tide and begin drifting. While they are young, they are 
              covered in a shell which they shed as they grow."

             "This special sea slug is hermaphroditic and has both male and
              female genital organs. Because of this, any two can mate and
              produce eggs. This species' eggs are ribbon-like and laid in a
              wound up, coiled fashion."


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90. <P14/1> Striped white sea slug - Chromodoris willani
--------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Doris de Willan
              (DE) Zebra-Prachsternschnecke
              (ES) Babosa cebra
              (IT) Nudibranco striato

Description: "It has a near cylindrical body, two antennae, tuft-shaped gills
              and a length of 5cm. It has a light blue body edged with white
              and with three black lines running along it." 

Location:    "Can be seen in the coral covered areas all over Manaurai all
              year round."

Length:       5 cm / 2 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Squirms when prodded.

Other info:  "Their antennae and gills are a light colour with numerous white
              spots on them. they have broken black lines on their backs, and
              on many specimens the only places the lines remain are between
              their antennae and just in front of their gills."  

             "Although this species is classified alongside conches, there are
              a few that carry shells on their backs. Just after they hatch,
              they possess shells, but adult specimens lack these because they
              shed them as they grow up."


91. <P14/2> Cinderella sea slug - Hypselodoris apolegma
-------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Limace de mer Cendrillon
              (DE) Prachsternschnecke
              (ES) Babosa rosada
              (IT) Nudibranco violacco

Description: "It has a near cylindrical body, two antennae, tuft-shaped gills
              and a length of 10cm. It has a reddish-purple body."

Location:    "Can be seen in the enclosed coral environment all year round."

              Also found in Ocean's Graveyard/Ship's Rest

Length:       10 cm / 4 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Squirms when prodded.

              Sometimes found on vertical surfaces, but has a tendency to
              fall off before you can take a photograph.

Other info:  "The edges of their bodies contain a white mesh-like pattern that
              fades towards the inside. Also, their gills and antennae are
              yellow."

             "There is a photographic record of a similar sea slug of a
              different species mating with this species. This has prompted
              researchers to conduct work on the colouration of the two
              species."


92. <P14/3> Strigate chromodoris - Chromodoris strigata
-------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Limace de mer striée
              (DE) Gestreifte Prachsternschnecke
              (ES) Babosa rayada
              (IT) Nudibranco fasciato

Description: "It has a near cylindrical body, two antennae, tuft-shaped gills
              and a length of 4cm. It has a light blue body edged with yellow
              and with three black lines running along it."

Locations:   "It likes enclosed environments and can be seen all year round."

Length:       4 cm / 2 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Squirms when prodded. Sometimes found underneath young flatfish.

Other info:  "Their gills and antennae are orange. The rear section of their
              antennae and the central part of their backs contain a
              stain-like pattern. Also, the lines on their backs are often
              broken.

             "There have been numerous reports of deformed sea slugs. The most
              oft-reported deformities are of differing number of antennae and
              of antennae split at the ends. Other reports tell of specimens
              with two heads."


93. <P14/4> Luminescent sea slug - Plocamopherus tilesii
--------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Limace de mer léopard
              (DE) Tiger-Meeresschnecke
              (ES) Babosa luminiscente
              (IT) Nudibranco iridescento

Description: "It has a near cylindrical body, two antennae, tuft-shaped gills
              and a length of 15cm. It has a white body and is semi-transparent
              with an irregular brown and yellow pattern on it."

Location:    "Can be seen in the coral covered areas all over Manaurai all year
              round."

Length:       15 cm / 6 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Squirms and lights up when prodded.

Other info:  "If they are startled, they emit a pale-blue light. the reason for
              this is still unknown. They tend to live around rocky reefs, but
              another of their habitual actions is to bury themselves in the
              sand." 

             "Sea slugs' gills are located behind their hearts, classifying
              them under the order Opisthobranchia, which is named for this
              trait. Though sea slugs are related to conches, they have evolved
              to no longer use a shell and their gills have moved to the rear
              of their bodies."


94. <P14/5> Parade-float sea slug - Kalinga ornata
--------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Limace de mer ornée
              (DE) Rotpunkt-Meeresschnecke
              (ES) Babosa ornamentada
              (IT) Nudibranco kalinga

Description:  Pale whitish with knobs on. The fattest of the sea slugs. 

             "It has an oval-shaped body with numerous large and small
              protrusions on it and a length of 15cm."

Location:    "It likes enclosed environments and can be seen all year round."

              The roof of the Ruins is a good place to look.

Length:       15 cm / 6 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Squirms and lights up when prodded.

Other info:  "Their protrusions are white, yellow and red. Their gills are
              white tinged with yellow and they have a thin red pulse. Though
              they usually dwell on the ocean floor, they also move around
              while floating near the surface."

             "If they are startled, they emit a pale blue light, but since
              their biological details are still yet to be fully understood,
              the purpose of this remains unknown."


95. <P14/6> Branched sea slug - Kaloplocamus ramosus
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Limace de mer ramifiée
              (DE) Gelbe Meeresschnecke
              (ES) Babosa de Ramous
              (IT) Nudibranco ramificato

Description: "It has a near cylindrical body, two antennae, tuft-shaped gills
              and a length of 7cm. Its body is yellow and semi-transparent with
              brown and red patterns scattered all over it." 

Location:    "It likes enclosed environments and can be seen all year round."

Length:       7 cm / 3 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Squirms when prodded.

Other info:  "There are eight dendrites on the back of their heads and five
              sets on their backs. Although there have been specimens with more
              than eight, it is not clear whether they represent a new species
              or not."

             "At the tips of their protrusions are light-emitting cells which
              activate when startled. Also, they spread their dendrites and
              move by riding the ocean current."


96. <P14/7> Blue sea star - Linckia laevigata
---------------------------------------------

              (FR) Etoile de mer bleue
              (DE) Blaue Seestern
              (ES) Estrella de mar azul
              (IT) Stella di mare blu

Description: "It has a blue, star-shaped body with five hard cylindrical arms
              and a length of 20cm." 

Location:    "Can be seen on the sandy ocean floor in all areas of Manaurai all
              year round."

              Under glows only. 

Length:       20 cm / 8 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    None. It just lies there. It does like to be fed though.

Other info:  "A ditch runs along the ventral side of their arms to a central
              point on their body where the mouth is. They are blue, but there
              are specimens with different colour schemes such as blue with
              green or grey bands across them."

             "Starfish have extremely advanced regenerative powers. If one of
              their arms is torn away, they will regenerate a replacement.
              Furthermore, the arm that was severed will grow into a new
              starfish. In addition to this, if they are flipped over, they
              can revert themselves back to normal by using their arms."


97. <P14/8> Sea Star - Certonardoa semiregularis
------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Etoile de mer 
              (DE) Seestern
              (ES) Estrella de mar
              (IT) Stella di mare

Description: "It has a red, star-shaped body with five hard cylindrical arms and
              a length of 10cm." 

Location:    "Can be seen on the sandy ocean floor in all areas of Manaurai all
              year round."

              Under glows only.

Length:       10 cm / 4 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    None. It just lies there. It likes to be fed though.

Other info:  "Their bodies are covered with a coarse, gritty surface. Also, a
              ditch runs along the ventral side on their arms to a central
              point of their body where the mouth is."

             "Some starfish can be seen with swollen nodule-like lumps on
              their bodies. These are small, parasitic conches that suck
              fluid from the starfish's bodies. Also, if you flip them over,
              tiny shrimp can be found occupying the ditches along their arms."


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98. <P15/1> Leafy seadragon - Phycodurus eques
----------------------------------------------

              (FR) Hippocampe feuille
              (DE) Australischer Fetzenfisch
              (ES) Dragón de mar foliado
              (IT) Dragone foglia

Description:  Green, very frilly, seahorse disguised as seaweed.

             "It has a long, curved body with branching protrusions all over it
              and a length of 40cm. Its snout is long and tube-like with a tiny
              mouth at the end. Its colour scheme resembles that of seaweed."

Location:    "Can be seen among the plants in the Green Garden all year round."

              Under glows in kelp plants.

Length:       40cm / 16 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Drifts around on its own. Only slightly livelier when poked, but
              it is still a beautiful creature.

Other info:  "The branching protrusions all over its body bear a remarkable
              resemblance to seaweed, giving them the ability to hide from
              predators with ease. Males have a recessed section in their
              ventral region known as a 'marsupium'. They tend to dwell in
              areas where sea is plentiful, such as rocky reefs."

             "Females deposit between 150 and 300 eggs into the males'
              stomachs and from then on it is the males' duty to protect
              them from harm until they hatch. Because it is difficult to
              determine the gender from their external appearance, it is
              determined by identifying the one with the eggs."


99. <P15/2> Weedy seadragon - Phyllopteryx taeniolatus
------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Dragon de mer commun
              (DE) Kleiner Fetzenfisch
              (ES) Dragón marino común
              (IT) Drago marino comune

Description:  Orange frilly seahorse disguised as seaweed.

             "With a length of 45cm, the centre of its body bulges and it has
              several protrusions stemming from its back and ventral region.
              Its snout is long and tube-like with a tiny mouth at the end. Its
              colour scheme resembles that of seaweed."

Location:    "Can be seen among the plants in the Green Garden all year round."

              Under glows in kelp plants.

Length:       45 cm / 18 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Drifts around on its own.

Other info:  "The protrusions stemming from their bodies serve to conceal them
              from predators. Unlike other sea horses, they do not possess a
              marsupium."

             "This species is categorised by the International Union for
              Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources' red list as 'Lower
              Risk - Near Threatened'. This means that their population is
              continuing to fall and their living conditions are getting
              worse, and that it is likely that things will continue to
              worsen."


100. <P15/3> Pygmy seahorse - Hippocampus bargibanti
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Hippocampe pygmée
              (DE) Zwerg-Seepferdchen
              (ES) Caballo de mar pigmeo
              (IT) Ippocampo pigmeo

Description:  Very small pink seahorse. Hard to see.

             "It has a long, thin and extremely small body with a length of 2cm.
              There are nodule-like protrusions over its entire body and its
              snout is long and thin with a tiny mouth at the end. It is pink 
              and the protrusions are dark pink."

Location:    "Can be seen in the soft coral in the Deep Valley area all year
              round."

Length:       2 cm / 1 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Drifts around in small groups.

Other info:  "Their tails are coiled which allows them to be wrapped around
              seaweed or coral. They can change their body colour according to 
              the environment in which they live. Specimens with various
              different patterns and colours such as orange, red and yellow
              have been discovered."

             "Despite this species' popularity among divers, it remains an
              elusive creature and is not easy to find. The reason is not
              merely their minute size, but also that their bodies' uncanny
              resemblance to the coral shafts and their nodule-like protrusions
              being similar to polyps."


101. <P15/4> Crowned seahorse - Hippocampus coronatus
-----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Hippocampe couronné
              (DE) Gekröntes Seepferdchen
              (ES) Caballo de mar
              (IT) Ippocampo coronato

Description:  A seahorse-shaped seahorse of the ordinary size.

             "It has a tall, thin body with a long tail and a height of 10cm.
              Its snout is long and it has a crown-like protrusion on its head.
              This creature comes in a variety of colours."

Location:    "Can be seen all year round in all areas of Manaurai that
              have coral."

Length:       10 cm / 4 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Drifts around, usually on its own.

Other info:  "This creature's body is covered with hard, bumpy bones known as
              'body rings'. It has short pectoral and dorsal fins, but lacks
              ventral or caudal ones. It doesn't have a very powerful swimming
              action and therefore tends to live in areas with gentle
              currents."

             "Males have an area, known as a 'marsupium' which females lay
              their eggs into. This area allows males to keep the eggs safe
              until they hatch. When the eggs hatch, the male attaches its tail
              on to seaweed and while shaking vigorously, releases the young,
              of which there can be around seventy, one by one."


102. <P15/5> Marbled flounder (young) - Pseudopleuronectes yokohamae
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              (FR) Pseudopleuronecte du Japon
              (DE) Japanische Scholle
              (ES) Lenguado japonés
              (IT) Sogliola limanda

Description:  One of two almost identical small flatfishes.

             "A flat fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 15cm. It is
              brown on the side with its eyes, and white on the other." 

              Under glows on the ground.

Location:    "Can be found in underwater caves and on the sandy ocean floor all
              year round."

Length:       15 cm / 6 in

Forms:        young only

Behaviour:    Tap it to make it move, sometimes it is lying on top of a sea
              slug.

              Likes food, but not when placed directly in front of it. Drop
              some food somewhere else and it will respond enthusiastically.

Other info:  "Both eyes are located on the right side of their bodies, and
              compared to the size of its body, the mouth is fairly small.
              Unusually for the Pleuronectidae family, this fish lays adhesive
              eggs that form a single large mass. It mimics the ocean floor
              where it lives."

             "In very rare cases there have been variations in body colours,
              resulting in fish with white bodies. But since these fish do not
              possess the ability to change their colour to blend in with the
              surrounding environment, it is difficult for them to survive for
              long periods of time."


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103. <P16/1> Firefly squid - Watasenia scintillans
-------------------------------------------------- 

              (FR) Encornet lumière
              (DE) Leuchtkalmar
              (ES) Calamar volador de fuego
              (IT) Calamaro-lucciola

Description:  A small semitransparent shining squid 

             "It has a spindle-shaped abdomen with ten tentacles extending from
              it and a length of 7cm. It has hundreds of photogenic organs on
              its white body that glow a pale blue."

Location:    "Can be seen in deep, dark areas all year round."

              Only under glows

Length:       7 cm / 3 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually in groups of two or three.

              Excitement helps it to glow.

              For some reason when you give it food the food is delivered at
              the wrong end. The squid takes an age to turn round and rarely
              makes it to the food on time.

Other info:  "At the tip of the fourth set of tentacles are light-emitting
              photogenic organs which are used for intimidation. the only
              tentacles to have this ability are the fourth pair. During the
              day, they dwell at depths of hundreds of metres, but come to the
              surface at night." 

             "This species can adjust the brightness of the light it emits from
              its photogenic organs by comparing it with the light coming from
              above. By doing so, it can hide its shadow and blend into the
              background, avoiding the eyes of predators and escaping danger."


104. <P16/2> Glass squid - Cranchia scabra
------------------------------------------

              (FR) Calmar translucide
              (DE) Gallertkalmar
              (ES) Calamar de cristal
              (IT) Cranchia

Description:  Looks like a peeled grape with feelers

             "Its body is barrel-shaped, has a rounded fin at the end and a
              length of 12cm. It is a semi-transparent colour and has ten short
              feelers with suckers arranged on them stretching from its
              abdominal region." 

Location:    "Can be seen in deep, dark areas all year round."

              Only under glows

Length:       12 cm / 5 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually in groups of two or three.

Other info:  "The entire surface of their abdominal regions and their fin
              joints are covered in innumerable star-shaped protrusions. Also,
              there are fourteen photogenic organs around their large eyes."

             "To gain buoyancy, this species uses a reserve of body fluids in
              its abdomen that are lighter than salt water. As a result, their
              bodies are inflated, and over 60% of their weight can be
              attributed to their bodily fluids."


105. <P16/3> Spotted garden eel - Heteroconger hassi
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Hétérocongre tacheté
              (DE) Ohrfleck-Rörenaal
              (ES) Anguila punteada
              (IT) Grongo maculato

Description:  A spotty worm sticking out of the sand.

             "It has a long, thin, cylindrical body with small, short pectoral
              fins and a length of 40cm. It is white with dark speckles on its
              body. It also has large dark markings near its gills."

Location:    "Can be seen on the sandy ocean floor of all areas of Manaurai all
              year round."

              Only under glows

Length:       40 cm / 16 in (but much of this stays under the ground)

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually found in pairs and sometimes accompanied by the Black
              garden eel.   

              Does not like being petted or poked, it will retreat into its
              hole. Usually responds well to feeding, but the taller eel is a
              bit of a bully and prefers to steal food from those smaller than
              itself. 

Other info:  "It lives in groups on the sandy ocean floor of coral reefs, with
              only half of its body visible from under the sand. It faces the
              oncoming tide and feeds on the plankton that is swept in its
              direction."

             "Eel species members go through a stage called 'leptophalus' in
              which they are thin and ribbon-like. During this stage, they do
              not resemble the adults, but as they grow older, they become 20%
              to 50% shorter and more cylindrical, gradually assuming the same
              form as their parents."


106. <P16/4> Black garden eel - Heteroconger perissodon
-------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Hétérocongre noir
              (DE) Schwarzer Meeraal
              (ES) Anguila negra
              (IT) Grongo

Description:  A black worm sticking out of the sand.

             "It has a long, thin, cylindrical body with no scales and a length
              of 50cm. Its body is grey or brown."

Location:    "Can be seen on the sandy ocean floor of all areas of Manaurai all
              year round."

              Only under glows, and almost always accompanied by a pair of 
              Spotted Garden Eels.

Length:       50 cm / 20 in (but much of this stays under the ground, and in
              practice it looks smaller and thinner than its spotted cousins)

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Does not like being poked or petted, it will retreat into its
              hole. Responds well to feeding but often has to share its food
              with its bigger cousins.

Other info:  "They have distinctive pale patterns just above their gills. They
              live in groups and make their nests in the sand on the ocean
              floor. They emerge from their burrows and sway in the ocean
              currents. Sometimes referred to as the 'garden eel' due to their
              resemblance to grass waving in the wind." 

             "While drifting, the infants grow and take on the same body shape
              as adults. Once the change has taken place and they have adapted
              to life on the ocean floor, they proceed to use their caudal fins
              to burrow a hole in the sand which they will inhabit. The
              majority of their lives are spent inside this hole into which
              they can quickly disappear when danger presents itself."


107. <P16/5> Blotchy Swell Shark (young) - Cephaloscyllium umbratile
--------------------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Holbiche du Japon
              (DE) Geflecter Schwellhai
              (ES) Tiburón gato
              (IT) Squalo gatto

Description:  A small, coiled shark - newly hatched

             "It has a fairly thick body from the head to the abdomen that
              becomes thinner towards the tail. It has a length of 10cm. It is
              brown with long, thin eyes and a rounded snout."

Location:    "Can be seen mainly during the spring in areas with scattered
              man-made debris."

Length:       10 cm / 4 in (?) 

Forms:        eggs, young

Behaviour:    Eggs appear in December and hatch in March. You will get an
              email.

Other info:  "There are several dark brown bands and numerous patterns on their
              bodies. They live around rocky or coral reefs on the ocean floor
              and when they sense danger, they suck in water or air and inflate
              the ventral section of their bodies."

             "Females can store sperm for long periods of time. It has been
              known for them to lay fertilised eggs from sperm transmitted two
              years earlier. The eggs are 10cm in diameter around the middle
              and each of the corners has a vine-like extension that can coil
              around rocks or seaweed on the ocean floor to prevent them being
              carried away by ocean currents."


108. <P16/6> Tiger pufferfish (young) - Takifugu rubripes
---------------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Tiger Puffer
              (FR) Fugu
              (DE) Tigerkugelfisch
              (ES) Pez globo tigre
              (IT) Pasce palla giapponese

Description:  Has a distinctive black spot

             "This fish is round, has small spines which contain a powerful
              venom, and a length of 10cm. Infants have a white pattern on their
              backs, and a white-edged black pattern on the reverse of their
              pectoral fins."

Location:    "Can be seen mainly on the sandy ocean floor in all areas of
              Manaurai all year round."

Length:       10 cm / 4 in 

Forms:        young only

Behaviour:    (?)

Other info:  "As they get older, an irregular black pattern begins to appear on
              their backs and the former white pattern disappears. They are
              born without venom, but accumulate it through eating poisonous
              food to become venomous. Infants spend most of their time around
              the sandy seabed, but later in life they swim across large areas.
              It is said that they return to their birth place to spawn."

             "Puffer fish toxin is measured in mouse units (MU). 1 MU is enough
              to kill a 20g mouse in thirty minutes. Ten thousand MU is
              required to kill a human being and it is said that one fish
              contains around ten times that amount in its internal organs."


109. <P16/7> Randall's pistol shrimp - Alpheus randalli
-------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Crevette pistolet de Randall
              (DE) Randall's Knallkrebs
              (ES) Camarón pistola
              (IT) Gamberetto di Randall

Description:  A stripy shrimp in a hole in the ground

             "It has a long, thin cylindrical body with a shell and a length of
              6cm. It has two sets of feelers and ten legs, the two foremost of
              which have pincers on them. It has a red and white patterned
              body."

Location:    "Can be seen in all areas of Manaurai on the sandy ocean floor all
              year round."

Length:      6 cm / 2 in

Forms:       adult only

Behaviour:   Always accompanied by a shrimp goby. Escapes if prodded, responds
             to feeding.
             
             Even responds happily if you make the goby happy. 

Other info:  "The size of its pincers are different on each side with the
              larger of the two able to emit sound used to ward off enemies.
              It builds its nest in the sand on the ocean floor and lives
              together with goby fish. Its nests can be large and consist of a
              complex series of branches."  

             "Pistol shrimps' vision is exceedingly bad, meaning their ability
              to detect danger is low. However, as these creatures co-exist
              with goby fish, they are forewarned of predators and can escape
              accordingly. This is done by the shrimp bringing its feelers into
              contact with the goby and, should the goby move its fin, the
              shrimp knows danger is near."


110. <P16/8> Goby shrimp - Alpheus rapax
----------------------------------------

              (FR) Crevette-gobie
              (DE) Baggerkrebs
              (ES) Gamba gobio
              (IT) Gambaretto dei ghiozzi

Description:  A spotty shrimp in a hole in the ground

             "It has a long, thin cylindrical body with a shell and a length of
              7cm. It has two pairs of antennae and ten legs. The first pair of
              legs have pincers. Its body is a spotted white and brown colour."

Location:    "Can be found in underwater caves and ocean floor areas all year
              round."

Length:       7 cm / 3 in

Forms:       adult only

Behaviour:   Always accompanied by a shrimp goby. Escapes if prodded, responds
             to feeding.
             
             Even responds happily if you make the goby happy.  

Other info:  "The size of the pincers is different on each side with the larger
              of the two able to emit sound used when hunting for food. When
              they make this sound directly in front of the prospective prey,
              it faints. they make their nests on the sandy ocean floor and
              live together with goby fish."

             "It is said that the sound they make with their pincers can be
              detected by the sonar equipment in a submarine. This sound
              resembles that made when deep frying and has been called the
              'frying noise'."


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111. <P17/1> Belt jellyfish - Aequorea coerulescens
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              (NA) Crystal Jelly
              (FR) Méduse azur
              (DE) Gürtehqualle
              (ES) Hidromedusa
              (IT) Idromedusa

Description:  A perfect crystal dome

             "Its dome section has a diameter of 20cm, and is a soft, thin,
              semi-spherical shape. There are numerous short feelers lining the
              dome, which is a transparent white colour."

Location:    "Can be seen mainly in the Deep Valley area all year round."

              Only under glows

Diameter:     20 cm / 8 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    (?)

Other info:  "At the central point of their domes is a mouth which is wide and
              large enough to swallow other jellyfish whole. They can also
              shorten the 100 feelers lining their body. They float in waters
              of several dozens of metres deep."

             "This creature is the largest member of the order Leptomedusae.
              When stimulated, the edges of their domes glow with a blue-white
              light. This light-emitting material is used as a reagent to
              measure the density of calcium."


112. <P17/2> Mauve Stinger - Pelagia noctiluca
----------------------------------------------

              (FR) Méduse pélagique
              (DE) Leuchtqualle
              (ES) Medusa pelagia noctiluca
              (IT) Medusa luminosa

Description:  Small purply jellyfish

             "Its dome section has a diameter of 10cm, is semi-spherical and has
              eight feelers extending from it. Four ribbon-like organs known as
              'oral arms' descend from the central section. It is a light red
              colour."

Location:    "Can be seen mainly in the Deep Valley area all year round."

              Only under glows

Diameter:     10 cm / 4 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    (?)

Other info:  "There are small protrusions scattered around on the surface of
              their domes and sixteen divided sections on the edge known as
              'marginal lappets'. their entire bodies are covered in
              light-emitting cells which light up when stimulated. They float
              in waters of several dozens of metres deep."

             "The Scyphozoa class, to which this species belongs, usually 
              experiences a period during maturity known as 'polypide' where
              they live on the ocean floor. This species, however, doesn't
              go through this period and instead continues drifting until it
              reaches the next stage of its development. This is a rare
              characteristic."


113. <P17/3> Sea gooseberry - Pleurobrachia pileus
--------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Méduse palenée
              (DE) Rippenqualle
              (ES) Grosella de mar
              (IT) Ctenoforo

Description:  Tiny wriggly jellyfish looking like a gooseberry on a string.

             "It has a transparent dome, eight organs that are covered in minute
              hairs and a length of 10cm. Two long, comb-like feelers descend
              from beneath the dome."

Location:    "Can be seen in deep, dark areas all year round."

              Only under glows

Diameter:     10 cm / 4 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Elusive!

Other info:  "Two of their feelers are adhesive and can be used to capture
              small animals they intend to eat. Also, as each creature is
              hermaphroditic and has both male and female genitalia, it is
              possible for a single specimen to reproduce."

             "The Ctenophore phylum that this species belongs to can reflect
              light that is shone on them in seven different colours. The deep
              sea dwelling Ctenophoron species can also do this and when the
              light hits them they shine beautifully."



114. <P17/4> Barreleye - Winteria telescopa
-------------------------------------------

              (FR) Poisson-étoile bathypélagique
              (DE) Gespensterfisch
              (ES) Pez cabeza de cristal
              (IT) Winteria

Description:  Small brown fish with huge telescope eyes.

             "A fairly narrow fish with a long, thin body and a length of 15cm.
              It has large, tubular eyes and is a dark brown colour."

Location:    "Can be seen in deep, dark areas all year round."

              Only under glows

Length:       15 cm / 6 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually in small groups

Other info:  "It is not clear what this species feeds on. However, it is
              thought that they feed on small creatures and parts of jellyfish
              by sucking them in with their tube-like mouths." 

             "This species has highly-developed eyes that are tubular and face
              diagonally upwards. Among the fish related to this species,
              there are some that have eyes that face completely upwards and
              others with four eyes."


115. <P17/5> Humpback Anglerfish - Melanocetus johnsonii
--------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Bandroi abyssale
              (DE) Johnsons Schwarzer Angler
              (ES) Rape abisal jorobado
              (IT) Melanoceto

Description:  Tiny, brown and wriggling.

             "It has a fairly narrow, rounded body and a length of 8cm. It has a
              protrusion on its head and its body is black tinged with red."

Location:    "Can be seen in deep, dark areas all year round." 

              Only under glows

Length:       8 cm / 3 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually in small groups

Other info:  "They have extremely large, upward-facing mouths that have rows
              of long teeth on each jaw. the protrusions that stem from their
              heads emit light and are used to draw prey towards their gaping
              mouths to be swallowed whole." 

             "As they can inflate their stomachs and abdominal region to much
              larger than normal, they can consume prey that is far bigger
              than they are. Because their teeth only point inwards, captured
              prey has no chance of escaping. However, they have been known to
              die while trying to ingest prey far larger than themselves."


116. <P17/6> Galatheid Crab - Shinkaia crosnieri
------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Gadiformes
              (DE) Springkrebs
              (ES) Cangrejo abisal
              (IT) Galateide

Description:  Small, white and vulnerable-looking crab. 

             "It has a white, oblong shell and a length of 8cm. Its first pair
              of legs have pincers and it has hairs on the legs in its ventral
              region."

Location:    "Can be seen around the hydrothermal vents in the Abyss all year
              round."

              Only under glows

Length:       8 cm / 3 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually in large groups, sometimes with shrimps.

Other info:  "Although related to shrimps, the rear of their bodies, including
              the tail section, is bent under towards the ventral region,
              making them look almost crab-like at first glance. They also
              appear to have four pairs of legs, but they do have five like
              shrimps do. The fifth pair is small and has degenerated, making
              it difficult to see."  

             "The hydrothermal vents where this species live are home to
              bacteria that feed off the matter released. this species lets
              them live in the hair on their bodies and feeds on them once they
              have grown. They are not actually very resistant to the heat;
              aside from the boiling water, the water around the vents has a
              low temperature. If boiled, they do not become red."


117. <P17/7> Deep-sea blind shrimp - Alvinocaris longirostris
-------------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Crevette à long rostre
              (DE) Schlotgarnele
              (ES) Gamba abisal
              (IT) Gambera degli abissi

Description:  Tiny, white and vulnerable-looking shrimp. Easily missed.

             "It has a cylindrical body that is covered with a shell and a
              length of 3cm. It has two pairs of antennae and ten legs. Its body
              is transparent white."

Location:    "Can be seen around the hydrothermal vents in the Abyss all year
              round."

              Only under glows

Length:       3 cm / 1 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually in groups, often accompanied by crabs.

Other info:  "Their eyes have degenerated and been lost, and because of the
              transparency of their bodies, the internal organs are also
              semi-transparent. They have bacteria living in their gills, but
              the reason for this is currently unknown." 

             "The areas of hydrothermal vents which they inhabit release water
              at temperatures of approximately 300 degrees, making it an
              extremely dangerous place to live. However, equipped with special
              heat-sensitive organs on their backs, they are able to avoid
              entering areas of boiling water. Still, specimens with partially
              melted bodies have also been discovered."


118. <P17/8> Giant sea spider - Colossendeis colossea
-----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Araignée de mer colosse
              (DE) Asselspinne
              (ES) Araña de mar gigante
              (IT) Ragno di mare

Description:  Delicate looking red spider. Very long legs.

             "It has a small, thin body and a length of 35cm, with eight long
              legs and four short ones. Its body is red and ..."

Location:    "...it can be found on deep areas of the ocean floor all year
              round."

              Only under glows, despite its size.

Length:       35 cm / 14 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Solitary. Usually hiding among debris of some sort.

Other info:  "Its mouth is almost as long as its torso with a bulge in the
              centre. Its internal organs and genitalia are contained within
              its legs."

             "Its set of short legs are known as 'ovigers'. Males protect the
              egg sac using these legs. Despite bearing a distinct resemblance
              to a spider, they are an entirely different species."


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119. <P18/1> Humphead Wrasse - Cheilinus undulatus
--------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Poisson Napoléon
              (DE) Napoleon-Lippfisch
              (ES) Pez Napoleón
              (IT) Pesce Napoleone

Description:  Bulky-looking fish with distinctive brow hump.

             "A fairly narrow fish with an oval-shaped body, nodule-like
              protrusion on its head and a length of 2m. Its body is dark green
              with an intricate light-coloured pattern covering it."

              It is more pale blue than dark green.

Location:    "Can be seen in all areas of Manaurai all year round."

Length:       2 m / 7 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Solitary. Prowls around near coral. You probably found one on
              your first guided dive (you were certainly meant to look for it!)

              Responds well to patting or feeding.

Other info:  "The nodule-like protrusion is smaller on females, and their
              bodies are a white colour. Young fish have two black lines
              behind their eyes. They are highly territorial and are usually
              seen living alone in coral-covered areas. Larger numbers may be
              seen during the spawning season."

             "Reaching lengths of up to 2m and weights of 200kg, this fish is
              the largest member of the Wrasse family. It is a popular fish to
              look at and is often seen living in aquariums. However, the
              recent fall in numbers in the wild has caused this fish to
              qualify for international protection."


120. <P18/2> Mahi mahi - Coryphaena hippurus
--------------------------------------------

              (NA) Mahi-mahi
              (FR) Dorade coryphène commune
              (DE) Goldmakrele
              (ES) Lampuga
              (IT) Coriferna cavallina

Description:  Looks like a prettily-coloured tuna that ran into a wall and came
              off worst.

             "A narrow fish with a long body and a length of 2m. It has a large,
              blunt forehead. Its body is dark green with a mixed gold and
              silver underside that seems to shine."

Location:    "Can be seen mainly during the autumn in the Marige Atoll area."

              Also there in Spring.

Length:       2 m / 7 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually solitary or in small groups stalking Flying Fish.

Other info:  "Males' heads stretch as they grow and become one of their
              distinctive features. After they die, their bodies turn a
              whitish-blue colour and they lose their shine. They live near
              the surface and are often found below other creatures when
              young."

             "They can swim at speeds in excess of 60 km/h when pursuing
              Cypselurus agoo agoo. When their quarry leaps out of the water
              in an attempt to escape, they jump as well and have been known to
              reach heights of six metres above the water."


121. <P18/3> Great barracuda - Sphyraena barracuda
--------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Barracuda
              (DE) Atlantische Barrakuda
              (ES) Barracuda
              (IT) Barracuda

Description:  Long, thin and mean-looking.

             "Its body is long and thin, with a large mouth full of sharp teeth
              and a length of 2m. It is silvery-white and has numerous dark
              lines running down its body."

Location:    "Can be seen during the summer and autumn in the Green Garden
              area."

Length:       2 m / 7 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Solitary.

Other info:  "The top and bottom sections of its caudal fin are pointed, with a
              portion cut out from the centre, which help to tell this fish
              apart from other species. Adults tend to live in groups in
              coral-covered areas, but infants live in locations which have a
              mixture of fresh and salt water."  

             "This fish is able to swim at speeds in excess of 100 km/h and has
              a tendency to approach shiny objects. therefore, it is advised
              not to attach shiny objects to yourself when diving due to the
              risk of being charged at."


122. <P18/4> Blackfin barracuda - Sphyraena qenie
-------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Barracuda à nageoires noires
              (DE) Dunkelflossen-Barrakuda
              (ES) Barracuda de aletas negras
              (IT) Barracuda pinna nera

Description:  Thin and mean-looking. Smaller and more sociable than the Great
              Barracuda. 

             "It has a long, thin body, a large mouth full of sharp teeth and a
              length of 1m. It is silvery-white with numerous dark-coloured
              lines running down its sides."

Location:    "Can be seen mainly in the Green Garden area."

Length:       1 m / 3 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Swims in large slow-moving shoals.

Other info:  "There are other similar-looking species, but they can be told
              apart by the distinct protrusion this species has at the centre
              point on the edge of its caudal fin. They swim in large shoals,
              and are often active at night." 

             "Innumerable individuals gather and form gigantic shoals.
              Depending on the flow of the tide, the shoal adopts various forms
              such as circles and spirals."


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123. <P19/1> Asian sheepshead wrasse - Semicossyphus reticulatus
----------------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Girelle réticulée
              (DE) Beulenkopf-Lippfisch
              (ES) Pez cráneo de oveja
              (IT) Sheephead asiatico

Description:  A big ugly pink fish - you will recognise it immediately. 

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 1m. It has
              a distinctive nodule-like protrusion on its head and lower jaw.
              Its body is red with a lighter red underside." 

Location:    "Can be seen mainly in the Knives Reef area during the winter."

              Can also be seen around man-made structures.

Length:       1 m / 3 ft (looks bigger than this in the game)

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Solitary or in small groups.

Other info:  "The protrusions and lower jaws of females and infants are smaller
              than those found on males. Infants' colouring differs from that
              of adults and is orange. White lines run along its sides and with
              the exception of the pectoral fins, all the others have a black
              pattern on them. Males live among numerous females and are highly
              territorial. Because of this, males engage in vicious bouts of
              fighting."

             "As with this species, coris and parrotfish change colours as they
              grow and the male and female patterns are indistinguishable.
              Because of this, the first colour they have is referred to as the
              'initial phase' and the final one as the 'terminal phase'."


124. <P19/2> Longtooth grouper - Epinephelus bruneus
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Mérou à longues dents
              (DE) Zackenbarsch
              (ES) Mero dentón
              (IT) Cernia bronzina

Description: "A narrow fish with a spindle-shaped body and a length of 1.3m. It
              is brown and has dark stripes running down the sides of its body
              which slope towards the back."

Location:    "Can be seen mostly around Knives Reef during the spring."

              Also found out of season in the Caves.

Length:       1.2 m / 4 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually solitary.

Other info:  "Upon reaching adulthood, this fish can weigh up to 100kg. When 
              reaching old age, the stripes will fade and its body will become
              darker in colour. Living near reefs, this fish stays in its hole
              during the day, but comes out at night to feed."

             "Immediately after hatching, the infants are no more than 2mm in
              length, which is smaller than the sea bream and the flounder. At
              this time they bear no resemblance to the adults, but as they
              mature, they take on the same shape."


125. <P19/3> Atlantic tarpon - Megalops atlanticus
--------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Tarpon
              (DE) Tarpon
              (ES) Sábalo
              (IT) Tarpone

Description:  A large, sleek, ocean-going fish

             "It has a long body that is covered in large scales and a length of
              2.5m. Its body is dark blue with a silvery-white underside."

Location:    "Can be seen inside the Underwater Ruins of Marige Atoll all year
              round."

Length:       2.5 m / 8 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Only two of them, both in the same slightly cramped place.

Other info:  "The end of its dorsal finis elongated and thread-like and is
              split into two parts. Sometimes called the 'Silver King' due to
              its shiny silver body. Able to inhabit both fresh and salt
              water."

             "An ancient fish with a distinctive jaw resembling that of
              prehistoric species. Like eels, this species also goes through
              the 'leptocephalus' stage, though much about it remains a mystery
              as does their connection to eels."


126. <P19/4> Great white shark - Carcharodon carcharias
-------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Grand requin blanc
              (DE) Weißer Hai
              (ES) Gran tiburón blanco
              (IT) Grande squalo bianco

Description:  The epitome of what a shark looks like.

             "Its body is spindle-shaped, 7m in length, and its caudal fin
              resembles the crescent moon. The caudal fin joint features a small
              protuberance. Its body is blue with a white underside."

Location:    "Can be seen during the autumn and winter in the Rock Land area."

              Also in the Ocean's Graveyard/Ship's Rest at night.

Length:       7m / 23 ft (this is a maximum - specimens in the game are mostly
              a lot smaller than this) 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually solitary, sometimes in loose groups.

Other info:  "Said to reach up to two tonnes, this is the largest marine
              predator alive. Its sharp, serrated teeth are ideal for tearing
              flesh from its prey. It lives in depths of up to hundreds of
              metres and feeds on large fish and marine mammals. It is also
              known to attack human beings, though not intentionally as it
              mistakes swimmers for other marine creatures."

             "From the records available, the largest specimen measures 7.3m.
              Due to its large size, only the head section was measured and the
              total length was calculated as an average using a formula. Its 
              ancestor was the megalodon, which is said to have had measured up
              to 15m long."

 
127. <P19/5> Scalloped hammerhead - Sphyrna lewini
--------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Requin-marteau halicorne
              (DE) Bogenstirn-Hammerhai
              (ES) Tiburón martillo 
              (IT) Squalo martello

Description:  Shark with a hammer-shaped head.

             "It has a spindle-shaped body, a uniquely shaped head that bears an
              uncanny resemblance to the letter "T", and a length of 4m. It has
              a grey body, white underside and its pectoral fins are quite
              small."

Location:    "Can be seen all year round mainly in the Rock Land area."

Length:       4m / 13 ft (this is a maximum - specimens in the game are mostly
              a lot smaller than this) 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually solitary, sometimes in loose groups.

Other info:  "At the extremes of both sides of its head are the eyes and
              nostrils. This creature is believed to have exceptional senses of
              sight and smell. In addition to this, the unique shape of its
              head endows it with superior circling abilities."

             "They have been known to form shoals of up to a hundred, and they
              are said to have a kind of social order. They often become scared
              by the sound of divers' air bubbles and do not make any attempts
              to approach. However, there is still a chance that they'll attack
              so caution should be exercised."


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128. <P20/1> Whale shark - Rhincodon typus
------------------------------------------

              (FR) Requin baleine
              (DE) Walhai
              (ES) Tiburón ballena
              (IT) Squalo balena

Description:  Enormous spotted shark with a huge mouth.

             "The biggest species of fish in the world with a massive body and
              mouth. It also has three line-shaped protrusions coming from the
              sides of its body. Its body is blue with a white underside and
              scattered with white spots."

Location:    "Can be seen all year round near the Marige Atoll area. 

              Also in the Ruins, and makes a surprise appearance somewhere else
              in spring.

Length:       15 m / 50 ft (?)

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Solitary. Accompanied by Remoras when near Knives Reef (Comb
              Reef).

              Grab on to hitch a ride.

Other info:  "Inside its mouth is a multitude of small teeth. Plankton and
              small fish are pulled inside, then the water is expelled leaving
              only the food behind. In place of an air bladder, oil accumulates
              in its liver giving it extra buoyancy. Living up to around a
              hundred metres below the surface, its swimming routes are said to
              cover vast areas." 

             "Once thought to lay its eggs externally, a female was caught and
              examined and around 300 empty eggs and embryos were discovered
              inside. It was learned that inside adult females, the eggs are
              hatched in the ovoviviparity. This specimen was relatively young
              and measured only 10m. It is believed that fully-grown adults
              could produce far more offspring."


129. <P20/2> Pelagic thresher - Alopias pelagicus
-------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Requin renard pélagique
              (DE) Pazifischer Fuchshai
              (ES) Tiburón zorro
              (IT) Squalo volpe pelagico

Description:  Enormous spotted shark with a huge mouth.

             "It has a spindle-shaped body with a rounded snout and a length of
              3.5m. The upper section of its caudal fin is extremely elongated,
              measuring almost the same as its entire body length. Its body
              colour is darker above the pectoral fins and is white beneath."

Location:    "Can be seen mainly during the winter in the Rock Land area."

              Also patrols the corridors of the Caves.

Length:       3.5 m / 11 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Solitary and mobile.

Other info:  "Its eyes are large and it thus has exceptional vision which 
              enables it to hunt successfully at night. the dark patches on its
              body have a dull and glossy metallic shine to them. It swims in
              depths from several to several hundred metres.  

             "They gather the fish and squid they prey on into a single area,
              and shake their caudal fin spines hard to beat and weaken their
              prey. Once the prey is weakened, they can feed at their leisure.
              they have a seemingly docile temperament and, as long as they
              aren't given any cause for alarm, are thought to be no threat to
              humans."


130. <P20/3> Zebra shark - Stegostoma fasciatum 
-----------------------------------------------

              (FR) Requin zebre
              (DE) Zebrahai
              (ES) Tiburón cebra
              (IT) Squalo leopardo

Description:  The zebra shark has spots, not stripes.

             "Its head and abdomen are wide with a caudal fin roughly as long as
              its body, which has a length of 3.5m. Its body is ochre and the
              underside is white. Also, there are leopard skin spots on its
              back."

Location:    "Can be seen mainly around the Deep Valley area all year round." 

Length:       3.5 m / 11 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Spends most of its time lying on the seabed, but can be quite
              friendly if encouraged.

              Responds when you get near it, even if you do nothing. 

Other info:  "They have several ridges on their backs like those on whale
              sharks. the colour of young fish differs from that of adults and
              consists of a light yellow base with a black striped pattern.
              They live around coral reefs and near the ocean floor and tend to
              be most active at night.

             "Sharks have developed a sensory organ capable of detecting faint
              electrical fields, known as Ampullae of Lorenzini, and this is
              especially advanced in this species. though t can detect
              creatures hiding in the sand, it has several limitations such as
              that its effective range is limited and it cannot detect targets 
              that are insulated."


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131. <P21/1> Manta ray - Manta birostris
----------------------------------------

              (FR) Raie Manta
              (DE) Mantarochen
              (ES) Manta raya
              (IT) Manta gigante

Description: "It has a flat, diamond-shaped body, large mouth and thin tail, and
              a length of 5m. Its body is black and has a white underside that
              is speckled with black marks."

Location:    "Can be seen all around Manaurai all year round." 

Length:       5 m / 16 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually solitary, but there is one unmissable big school of them
              swimming in formation.

Other info:  "Located to the left and right of its mouth are special fins that
              have evolved from its pectoral fins. there is a large amount of
              variation to the speckled markings in its underside, and some
              specimens look completely black. It is thought that the name 
              'manta' which means 'blanket' or 'cloak', was given to this
              creature because of its shape."

             "The worlds largest ray, said to reach a maximum size of 8m and a
              weight of 3 tonnes. On rare occasions it is said to jump out of
              the water. It is believed that one reason for this is because it
              has been startled or is trying to detach a parasite." 


132. <P21/2> Japanese bullhead shark - Heterodontus japonicus
-------------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Requin dormeur nekozame
              (DE) Japanischer Stierkopfhai
              (ES) Suño japonés
              (IT) Squalo testa di toro


Description:  A small brown, rounded, striped shark.

             "The size of its head is large, but the overall size gets smaller
              and thinner towards the tail section. It has a brown body with
              about ten darker brown stripes around it and a length of 1m."

Location:    "Adults can be seen all year round in the Rock Land area."

Length:       1 m / 3 ft

Forms:        eggs, young, adult

Behaviour:    Spends most of its time lying on the seabed.

              Lays eggs in summer that hatch in winter. You will get an e-mail.

Other info:  "The protrusions sticking up above its eyes earned it the name
              'bullhead shark' in English. Its enlarged, solid teeth are even 
              strong enough to enable it to eat turban shells." 

             "This fish lays very distinctive eggs which come out in a 15cm
              spiral shape. This shape serves its purpose well as the eggs can
              fit perfectly between the cracks in rocks and be buried in the
              sand on the ocean floor, which makes it difficult for them to be
              carried away by the current."


133. <P21/3> Cloudy catshark - Scyliorhinus torazame
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Roussette nuageuse
              (DE) Wolken-Katzenhai
              (ES) Pintarroja nebulosa
              (IT) Gattucio

Description:  A thin, underfed-looking shark, but too small to worry about.

             "It has a long, thin body, a wide head, a short rounded snout and a
              length of 50cm. Its body is brown with an intricate white
              pattern."

Location:    "Can be seen in the south east regions of Manaurai all year round."

Length:       50 cm / 20 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Mostly close to the sea bed.

Other info:  "Their bodies are covered in large, coarse scales and their eyes
              are slits. Also, females tend to have bite marks left on their
              bodies. These are made during mating when males use their mouths
              to secure their bodies to the females'." 

             "These fish, like sharks and rays, are classified into the
              Cartilaginous fish category as the majority of their skeleton
              is made up of soft bone. This kind of skeleton doesn't fossilise
              easily, meaning that although hard sharks' teeth have been
              discovered, it is extremely rare to find an entire shark
              skeleton."


134. <P21/4> Green sea turtle - Chelonia mydas
----------------------------------------------

              (FR) Tortue vert
              (DE) Suppenschildkröte
              (ES) Tortuga verde
              (IT) Tarttaruga verde

Description:  It's a turtle!

             "Its head, legs and tail protrude out of an oval-shaped shell and
              it has a length of 2m. Its front legs are elongated and shaped
              like fins, while its jaw is serrated. Its body is dark green with
              a light yellow underside."

Location:    "Can be seen around Manaurai all year round."

Length:       2 m / 7 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Solitary, and a determined-looking swimmer.

              Does not take food - probably it is the wrong sort - but responds
              to petting and poking.

Other info:  "This creature has five hard plates (known as midline plates) on
              its shell running down the central area and four others on each
              side of it. Unlike their land-dwelling cousins, these turtles
              cannot retract their heads and fins into their shells. They live
              in water up to tens of metres deep and, unlike other sea
              creatures, are strict herbivores."

             "Due to a dramatic decrease in numbers, this species is on the
              verge of extinction. The reasons for this are a lack of spawning
              area due to seawall renovation, egg theft, fishing and being
              caught with other fish, mistakenly consuming plastic bags and
              contracting Fibropapilloma tumours. Human beings are to blame
              for a large proportion of the reasons."


135. <P21/5> Banded houndshark - Triakis scyllium
-------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Banded Dogfish
              (FR) Virli coro
              (DE) Gebänderter Hundshai
              (ES) Tollo rayado
              (IT) Squalo martora

Description: "It has a long, thin body with a wide head, a short snout with a
              circular marking and a length of 1.7m. Its body is grey and the
              underside is white.  Also, it has a black pattern and several
              dark lines."

Location:    "Can be found in areas scattered with man-made debris all year
              round."

Length:       1.7 m / 6 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Likes to rest among the debris. Just don't poke it.

              Well, I warned you.

Other info:  "There are two spines on their snouts. Their eggs hatch internally
              and they can give birth to up to twenty infants at a time. After
              hatching, the infants receive the necessary nourishment by eating
              the egg yolks. They live in rocky areas or places near the ocean
              floor and feed on cephalopoda and other small fish."

             "Since they live in areas prone to environmental change, such as
              coastal areas and shallows, they are very adaptable creatures.
              They have very quiet and calm personalities and so are often seen
              at aquariums."


136. <P21/6> Epaulette shark - Hemiscyllium ocellatum
-----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Requin-chabot ocellé
              (DE) Epaulettenhai
              (ES) Pintarroja colilarga ocelada
              (IT) Squalo spallina

Description: "It has a long, thin body with fat, rounded snout and a length of
              90cm. Its body is brown and there are two dorsal fins on the rear
              section."

Location:    "Can be seen in the Knives Reef area all year round."

Length:       90 cm / 3 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Not the best looking shark, but quite friendly.

              Likes to play with you when happy.

Other info:  "They have black spots and thin dark lines over their bodies.
              Also, they have a large, white-edged black pattern slightly to
              the rear of their pectoral fins."

             "Often found hiding below coral or rocky areas, when this species
              ventures out in search of food, it uses its pectoral fins to 
              move around the ocean floor. The 'epaulette' in its name was
              taken from the decoration commonly found on the shoulder of
              uniforms as the markings just behind its pectoral fins bear a
              certain resemblance."


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137. <P22/1> Bowmouth guitarfish - Rhina ancylostoma
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Angelot
              (DE) Hai-Rochen
              (ES) Pez guitarra
              (IT) Squalo chitarra

Description: "With a length of 3m, the front section of its body resembles that
              of a ray, but the rear is like that of a shark. Its body is brown
              with a white underside and patches of white scattered on its
              back"

Locations:   "Can be seen mostly in the Rock Land area all year round."

Length:       3 m / 10 ft (They come in a range of sizes in the game, this is
              the biggest)

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Swims close to the sea bed

Other info:  "Their bodies are covered in fine scales and there are several
              spines on their backs. they have numerous plate-like teeth which
              they can use to grind up and eat solid foods like crustaceans and
              shellfish."

             "Despite their resemblances to both sharks and rays, they are
              closer to rays. The reason for this distinction is the position
              of the hole linking their gill clefts to the outside. For rays
              this is located in the ventral region, but for sharks it's the
              back." 
 

138. <P22/2> Dwarf sawfish - Pristis clavata
--------------------------------------------

              (FR) Poisson scie
              (DE) Sägerochen
              (ES) Pez sierra
              (IT) Pesco siga

Description:  There is a saw-shaped extension on its nose 

             "With a length of 2.1m, the front section of its body resembles
              that of a ray, but the rear like that of a shark. Also, its gills
              are located in the ventral area. Its body is brown tinged with
              green and the underside is white."

Location:    "Can be seen in the Green Garden area all year round."

Length:       2.1 m / 7 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually sticks close to the sea bed, but if you befriend it
              enough it will follow you and apparently try to saw your leg off.
              Most disconcerting.

              Seems to respond only to being patted.

Other info:  "Their long snouts are filled with dozens of saw-like teeth, and
              their bodies are covered in sharp scales known as 'squama
              placoidea'."

             "Their long snouts are used to overturn the sand on the ocean
              floor in order to find food. Once they unearth their prey, they
              weaken it by hitting it with their snouts. Much about this ray
              remains a mystery as few have been captured worldwide."


139. <P22/3> Japanese angel shark - Squatina japonica
-----------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Japanese Angelshark
              (FR) Ange du mer Kasuzame
              (DE) Japanische Engelshai
              (ES) Angelote japonés
              (IT) Squalo angelo del Giappone

Description: "Its head section resembles a ray and the rear resembles a shark.
              It has a length of 1.5m and its pectoral fins are extremely large.
              Its body is brown with brown spots scattered over it."

Location:    "Can be found in areas scattered with man-made debris all year
              round." 

Length:       1.5 m / 5 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    More active than many of the sharks.

Other info:  "Their vast mouths are located at the front of their bodies and
              are adapted to be able to capture prey swimming over their heads.
              though they have flat bodies, they are still recognised as
              sharks. They live on the ocean floor." 

             "Sharks, including those in this species, have innumerable small
              protrusions on them that give them a rough exterior. The
              function of these protrusions is to adjust the water flow
              effectively enabling them to swim faster. The rough skin of this
              species was once used to make sword handles and files."


140. <P22/4> Leopard whipray - Himantura undulata
-------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Raie léopard
              (DE) Leopard-Stechrochen
              (ES) Raya látigo leopardo
              (IT) Pastinaca leopardo

Description: "Its body is flat and oval-shaped, with a long tail containing a
              poisonous spine and with a body length of 5m. Its body is light
              yellow with a white underside and a leopard skin pattern on its
              back."

Location:    "It tends to lurk in underwater caves, where it can be seen all
              year round."

Length:       5 m / 16 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Very big and active.

              Responds well to patting and food.

Other info:  "One of their distinctive features is their long tails which can
              be up to twice the length of their bodies. There is a species
              that is also part of the Dasyatidae family which resembles this
              fish, but can be told apart by the slightly pointed appearance of
              its body. they live buried on the ocean floor and are not very
              active creatures."

             "Rays, including this species, are classified as cartilaginous
              fish like sharks and are said to be sharks that have evolved and
              adapted to live on the ocean floor. Rays have comparatively large
              brains for their body size and are said to be intelligent
              creatures."


141. <P22/5> Red stingray - Dasyatis akajei
-------------------------------------------

              (FR) Pastenague du Pacifique
              (DE) Stechrochen
              (ES) Raya látigo roja
              (IT) Trigone del Pacifico

Description: "It has a length of 1.2m and is flat and diamond-shaped with a long
              tail that has a venomous spine. Its body is brown with a white
              underside."

Location:    "Can be seen mainly around the Mermaid Tunnel area all year round."

Length:       1.2 m / 4 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Usually close to the sea bed.

Other info:  "Their venomous spines are hard, serrated and have a high
              penetrative power. Not only are they difficult to remove, they
              also leave the edges of the wound badly torn. They are orange
              around their abdominal region and tend to live on the ocean
              floor, often buried in sand."

             "The embryos which hatch inside the adult females in the
              ovoviviparity gain nourishment by feeding off the highly
              nutritional womb milk secreted there. Embryos occupying the womb
              have their pectoral fins folded along their ventral regions."


142. <P22/6> Blotched fantail ray - Taeniura meyeni
---------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Marbled Ray
              (FR) Pastenague à taches noires
              (DE) Schwarzfleck-Stachelrochen
              (ES) Raya látigo manchada
              (IT) Trigone

Description: "It has a low, oval-shaped body with a long tail containing a
              poisonous spine, and a length of 3m. Its body is dark grey with a
              brown underside and a black pattern on its back."

Location:    "It likes enclosed environments and can be seen all year round."

              There is just one specimen, found in a particular place.

Length:       3 m / 10 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    (?)

Other info:  "When compared with other rays, this species stands out due to the
              thickness of its body. There is some colour variation among this
              species, with some specimens being entirely black, but all having
              black patterns scattered over their bodies."

             "Upon sensing danger, they move with their backs arched and raise
              their tails to push the spine section forward. If pierced by the
              spine, a large wound is left and poison enters the body.
              Therefore, aggravating this creature is not advised."


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143. <P23/1> Striped marlin - Tetrapturus audax
-----------------------------------------------

              (FR) Marlin rayé
              (DE) Gestreifter Marlin
              (ES) Marlín rayado
              (IT) Pesce lancia striato

Description: "It has a long body, a cone-shaped and very pointed snout and a
              length of 3.5m. The front portion of its dorsal fin is high, but
              it gets steadily smaller as it approaches the rear of the fish.
              It is dark blue with a silvery-white underside."

Location:    "Can be seen mainly in the Deep Valley area all year round." 

              Sometimes found in other places too.

Length:       3.5 m / 11 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    A smooth fast swimmer - and not easy to photograph for that
              reason. There are usually several around at once.

Other info:  "Its ventral fin is extremely long and thin, and there are small
              protuberances near the caudal fin joint. It is believed that
              these provide momentum when the fish is swimming. There are also
              several pale blue stripes running down the sides of its body."

             "They approach their prey at high speeds and weaken their prey 
              with their long snouts to devour it. Its pointed appearance may
              give the impression that it is used to stab prey, but the snout
              is actually used to strike the prey. It is only very rarely used
              to stab."


144. <P23/2> Indo-Pacific sailfish - Istiophorus platypterus
------------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Voilier indo-pacifique
              (DE) Indopazifischer Fächerfisch
              (ES) Pez vela
              (IT) Marlin

Description: "It has a long body, large sail-shaped dorsal fin, pointed snout
              and a length of 3.5m. Its body is dark blue with a pale silver
              underside and small, black spots scattered on its dorsal fin."

              Usually swims with its extendable dorsal fin folded down and
              looks a bit like a Marlin.

Location:    "Can be seen mainly around the Deep Valley area all year round." 

Length:       3.5 m / 11 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Raises its sail when tapped, which looks more impressive in
              photographs.

Other info:  "They open their large dorsal fins to confuse their prey while
              hunting then strike using their pointed snouts. They have
              approximately ten pale blue lines running down the sides of their
              bodies. They swim at high speed very near the surface of the
              water."

             "They have streamlined bodies that allow their dorsal fins and
              ventral fins to be retracted enabling reduced water resistance,
              they also have protruding lines that keep them stabilised when
              swimming. They can reach speeds of 100 km/h and are believed to
              be the fastest fish on record."


145. <P23/3> Atlantic bluefin tuna - Thunnus thynnus
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Thon rouge de l'Atlantique
              (DE) Roter Thun
              (ES) Atún rojo
              (IT) Tonno rosso

Description: "A spindle-shaped fish with a length of 3m and a very thin caudal
              fin joint. Its head is large and cone-shaped with small eyes. Its
              back is brown and black and the underside is silver-white."

Location:    "Can be seen swimming in shoals in the Deep Valley area mostly
              during Autumn."

              Sometimes found in other seasons. Also in the Ancestral Reef in
              spring.

Length:       3 m / 10 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Can be hard to find, as it swims a quite a shallow depth over
              the deepest of waters. 

Other info:  "The largest among tuna, sometimes weighing up to 500kg. They
              have a protuberance near their tail section that keeps their
              bodies from sinking."

             "These fish open their mouths while swimming and extract the
              oxygen from the water that passes through their gills. As
              stopping would result in suffocation, they slightly reduce their
              metabolism at night and swim at a slower speed."


146. <P23/4> Blue-spotted ribbontail ray - Taeniura lymma
---------------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Blue-Spotted Lagoon Ray
              (FR) Pastenague àtaches bleues
              (DE) Blauflecken-Stechrochen
              (ES) Raya manchada de azul
              (IT) Pastinaca a macchie blu

Description:  A small bright-green ray 

             "It has a low oval-shaped body with a long tail containing a
              poisonous spine, and a length of 70cm. Its body is yellow-green
              with a large blue pattern on its back. ...  In the Paoul Republic
              it has a name meaning 'green light'."

Location:    "It tends to lurk in underwater caves, where it can be seen all
              year round."          

Length:       70 cm / 2 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    This fish is the basis of the Manaurai legend(email from Douglas):
                  
             "The only person to escape the tunnel was the Queen's handmaid who 
              followed a mysterious green light and found her way out. A green
              object... maybe it is somehow connected to that cave"

              As such it is, of course, to be found in the tunnels and caves at
              Mermaid's Grotto - in each place, stationed near the way out.

              Responds to petting and feeding. 

Other info:  "Their eyes protrude from their heads and they have wide spiracles
              behind them. They have strong teeth that allow them to eat hard
              substances such as crustaceans. They have two blue lines
              stretching from the joint to the tip of their tails."

             "This species hunts by blowing the sand away from targets hiding
              on the ocean floor before capturing its prey. An interesting fact
              about this species is that it does not conceal itself under the
              sand."


147. <P23/5> Cowtail stingray - Pastinachus sephen
--------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Pastenague plumetée
              (DE) Federschwanz-Stechrochen
              (ES) Raya rabo de vaca
              (IT) Pastinaca

Description:  A ray with a distinctive paddle on the end of its long tail. 

             "It has a low oval-shaped body with a long tail containing a
              poisonous spine, and a length of 3m. Its body is light brown with
              a white underside."

Location:    "Can be seen in the Sunshine Beach area all year round."         

Length:       3 m / 10 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Thrashes its tail around to show off.

Other info:  "This species has a distinctive large, pleated section of skin
              that spans the length of their tail. They live on the ocean
              floor, hiding under the sand with just their protruding eyes
              visible."
                
             "By using the spiracles located near their eyes, this species can
              suck in seawater and send it directly to their gills to breathe.
              the reason it breathes using this method is because if it were to
              suck in seawater from below, it would also take in sand."


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148. <P24/1> Largehead hairtail - Trichiurus lepturus
-----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Poisson-sabre commun
              (DE) Haarschwanz
              (ES) Pez cinta
              (IT) Pesce coltello

Description:  Long, narrow and silvery. 

             "A narrow fish with a long, thin silver body and a length of 1.5m.
              The rear section of its tail is elongated and thread-like."

Location:    "Can be seen in the Deep Valley all year round." 

              For some reason this fish is often tricky to find. Look to the
              extreme west of the Deep Valley area.         

Length:       1.5 m / 5 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Lives in a big obvious shoal that never moves. 

Other info:  "They have protruding lower jaws and sharp teeth in their mouths.
              While their dorsal fins stretch the entire length of their backs,
              they have no ventral or caudal fins. They are usually to be
              found in quite deep water and near the ocean floor swimming in
              shoals, but come closer to the surface when searching for food." 

             "They swim in an upright position, waiting for prey to swim
              overhead before ambushing them. They swim in a horizontal
              position when going at full speed and juveniles tend to lower
              their heads when swimming. Their bodies don't have scales."


149. <P24/2> Red cornetfish - Fistularia petimba
------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Cornette rouge
              (DE) Rauer Flötenfisch
              (ES) Corneta colorada
              (IT) Fistularia

Description:  Long, very narrow and red. 

             "It has a long, thin, red body with tube-like snout and a length of
              2m. Also, the centre of its tail section is elongated and
              thread-like."

Location:    "Can be seen mainly during the winter in the Wild Channel area."

              Has been observed out of season hovering over deep cracks - both
              in enclosed areas and in the open sea.         

Length:       2 m / 7 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Lives in loose groups of a few fish. 

Other info:  "This creature is often called names like 'flute' or 'clarinet'
              due to its physical resemblance to the wind instruments. Young
              specimens can be seen around the shore or areas of algae and
              aren't always red."

             "The suction power of their slender snout increases when sucking
              in and eating small creatures. Also the snout, once dried out,
              is said to be used in Chinese medicine."


150. <P24/3> Bering Wolffish - Anarhichas orientalis
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Loupe de Bering
              (DE) Asiatischer Seewolf
              (ES) Pez lobo de Bering
              (IT) Pesce lupo del mare di Bering

Description:  Long, squat, inactive brown fish. 

             "It has a long, brown body with a fat front section, and a length
              of 1.3m. Also, its dorsal fin stretches from the rear of its head
              to its tail section."

Location:    "Can be found in areas with numerous man-made objects all year
              round."

              You will need to look carefully, it likes to hide itself away.

Length:       1.3 m / 4 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    A very shy fish, it takes a lot of effort to befriend - but it 
              will respond eventually. 

Other info:  "This species likes eating crustaceans and other shellfish. When 
              they do so, the large, pointed teeth at the front of their mouths
              ensure that the prey doesn't escape and the molars in the rear
              grind up the shells so that the food can be eaten. They inhabit
              the gaps between rocks around reefs."

             "During the winter, this species lays adhesive egg clusters. Then,
              the parent wraps their body around the cluster and protects it
              until it hatches four months later."


151. <P24/4> Kidako moray - Gymnothorax kidako
----------------------------------------------

              (FR) Murène Kidako
              (DE) Kidoko-Muräne
              (ES) Morena kidako
              (IT) Murena Kidako

Description:  Long, squat, inactive brown fish. 

             "It has a long body, a large mouth full of sharp teeth and a length
              of 80cm. It has no scales, pectoral fins or ventral fins. It is
              light yellow with an intricate black pattern over its body."

Location:    "Can be seen all year round in the Rock Land area."

              You will see it sticking its head out of a hole in the rock.

Length:       80 cm / 3 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    It is accompanied by cleaner fish that are not identified in the
              game.   

Other info:  "Instead of three separate fins, it has the dorsal, tail and
              caudal fins connected to form one thick fin. Living in rocky
              areas or places covered in coral, it will defend its territory
              if intruders venture too close. It also has its mouth and body
              cleaned by shrimps or small fish, so it is not unusual to see it
              with its mouth agape for long periods of time."   

             "Infants are referred to as 'leptocephalus' and use ocean currents
              to carry them over great distances. To help them achieve this, 
              their bodies are light, ribbon-like and don't sink easily. Though
              we have learned that eels and conger eels share the same infancy
              period, we still have a lot to discover about them."


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152. <P25/1> Yellow goosefish - Lophius litulon
-----------------------------------------------

              (NA) Monkfish
              (FR) Baudroie du Japon
              (DE) Anglerfisch
              (ES) Rape chino
              (IT) Rana pescatrice

Description:  Flat, knobbly and light brown/orange. 

             "Its body is extremely flat with a large head section and a length
              of 1.3m. It also has a protuberance stemming from the rear of its
              head section. It is light brown in colour with a brownish pattern
              on its back."

Location:    "Can be seen around the Deep Valley area all year round."         

Length:       1.3 m / 4 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Mostly lies on the sea bed, but can be encouraged to swim.

Other info:  "Inside its gaping mouth are sharp teeth that can fold inwards.
              The protuberance on the back of its head is believed to be a
              dorsal fin spine that has changed shape."

             "The protuberance on the back of its head includes a lure-like
              section at the end. The fish hides in the sand with only the
              protuberance sticking out and then, as soon as it attracts some
              prey towards it, the fish sucks it into its mouth along with a
              large amount of water. This species is able to eat creatures up
              to half the size of its own body when it opens its mouth fully."


153. <P25/2> Olive flounder - Paralichthys olivaceus
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Gardeau hirame
              (DE) Japanische Flunder
              (ES) Falso halibut de Japón
              (IT) Halibut

Description:  A brown flatfish. 

             "It has a flat, oval-shaped body with both eyes placed on the left
              side and a length of 80cm. The side which includes the eyes is
              brown and the side without is white. For protection it can change
              the colour of the side its eyes are on to match that of the
              environment."

              Young fish are smaller and paler.

Location:    "Can be seen in the Rock Land area all year round."

              Young are found under glows, usually in enclosed areas or areas
              with man made debris.

Length:       80 cm / 3 ft 

Forms:        young, adult

Behaviour:    Mostly lies on the sea bed, moves if prodded.  

              Likes food, but not when placed directly in front of it. Drop some
              food somewhere else and it will respond enthusiastically.

Other info:  "Its mouth is extraordinarily large with a row of teeth on both
              the upper and lower parts of the jaw. After hatching, this
              species soon begins drifting and has an eye on either side of its
              body like most fish. It lives on the seabed, blending into its
              sandy surroundings."

             "When its eyes are around 1mm in size the right eye begins to move
              left. When they reach about 12 mm, they arrive at the back of the
              head and the fish begins to lie on its side. The reason for this
              is to protect their eyes from injury. Plaice and flatfish can be 
              told apart by the way their heads face when laid flat. Flatfish
              face the left and plaice face the right."


154. <P25/3> Tasselled wobbegong - Eucrossorhinus dasypogon
----------------------------------------------------------- 

              (FR) Requin-tapis barbu
              (DE) Fransen-Teppichhai
              (ES) Tiburón alfombra borlado
              (IT) Squalo tappeto

Description:  Flat grey and knobbly, with whiskers. 

             "Its body is wide and flat with a dorsal fin near the rear of its
              body and has rounded pectoral fins. It has a length of 4m and its
              body is a mixture of grey, dark brown and brown. Also, it has a
              dark mesh-like pattern on it."

Location:    "Can be found in areas scattered with man-made debris all year
              round."

Length:       4 m / 13 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Mostly lies on the sea bed, moves if prodded. 

Other info:  "They have wide mouths which contain long thin teeth. Also, there
              are a number of hairs stemming from the areas around their mouths
              which resemble fishing lures and are used to draw prey near. They
              live near the ocean floor, mimicking their surroundings."

             "Usually staying motionless on the ocean floor, when prey draws
              close or a predator approaches, this species launches an attack.
              Because of the protective colouration of this species, it is very
              easy to approach and accidentally aggravate it. Therefore, upon
              entering areas where they are known to lurk, it is a good idea to
              exercise caution."


155. <P25/4> Nomura's jellyfish - Nemopilema nomurai
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Méduse de Nomura
              (DE) Nomura Qualle
              (ES) Madusa Nomura
              (IT) Medusa gigante

Description:  Big pink jellyfish. 

             "With a diameter of 2m, the dome-shaped upper section has numerous
              'oral arms' descending from it. Its body is a light pink colour."

Location:    "Can be seen at night around the Underwater Ruins of Marige Atoll
              all year round."

Diameter:     2 m / 6 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Active, shoaling creature.

Other info:  "From the oral arms protrude a large number of thread-like
              tentacles that can reach lengths of over 5m. Other than light
              pink, there are also brown and grey specimens. They make use of
              ocean currents to move great distances and occasionally appear in
              huge numbers." 

             "Shrimp known as 'Latreutes anoplonyx' and measuring around 3cm
              have a symbiotic relationship with this jellyfish. The jellyfish
              protects the shrimp with its tentacles in exchange for the shrimp
              cleaning it by eating organic matter stuck on its body.
              Sometimes, hundreds of shrimp can be seen on a single jellyfish."


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156. <P26/1> Ocean sunfish - Mola mola
--------------------------------------

              (FR) Môle
              (DE) Mondfisch
              (ES) Pez luna
              (IT) Pesce luna

Description:  A very large round grey fish. 

             "A narrow, half oval-shaped fish with a height of 3m. At the rear
              it has large dorsal and anal fins. It has a grey body, a light
              grey underside and a white pattern adorning its back." 

Location:    "Can be seen during the winter around the Marige Atoll area."

              This huge fish is incapable of hiding itself and can be found
              somewhere in every season. It is worth checking the Deep Valley
              area too.

Length:       3 m / 10 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Huge leisurely fish. Sometimes found in small groups, but
              individuals can often be seen in shallower waters.

Other info:  "Both the upper and lower sections of its jaw have a single flat,
              plate-like tooth. While they have no obvious caudal fin, a
              section of their dorsal and anal fins have changed to form a
              rudder fin. Just after hatching, infants have spines on their
              bodies. They live in water up to hundreds of metres deep and have
              been known to jump above the sea's surface on rare occasions." 

             "Although it is believed that the reason they swim on their sides
              just below the surface is to remove parasites, the details of
              this are still largely unknown. This fish lays up to 300,000,000
              eggs, which makes it a record holder among all living species.
              However due to the majority being eaten by other creatures, the
              amount that make it to adulthood is comparatively less."


157. <P26/2> Opah - Lampris guttatus
------------------------------------

              (FR) Lampris
              (DE) Gotteslachs
              (ES) Pez luna real
              (IT) Pesce re

Description:  A large round fish, bluish with red fins. 

             "A narrow fish with an oval-shaped body and a length of 2m. Its
              mouth protrudes slightly and it has no teeth. Its body is white
              tinged with blue and its back, snout and fins are red."

Location:    "Can be seen in relatively deep water all year round." 

Length:       2 m / 7 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Big leisurely fish. Usually in small groups.

Other info:  "One distinctive feature of this species is its horizontally
              elongated pectoral fins. Their young are long and thin, and bear 
              a resemblance to Regalecus glesne offspring. they have a white
              pattern scattered over their entire bodies."

             "Closely resembling a Mola mola, which has the English name
              'mambo' or 'sunfish', this species is called 'moonfish'. Despite
              the above classification, this fish is a relative of the
              Regalecus glesne."


158. <P26/3> Popeye grenadier - Coryphaenoides cinereus
-------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Grenadier
              (DE) Riesen-Grenadierfisch
              (ES) Granadero gris
              (IT) Granatiere

Description: "It has a long body that narrows as it gets towards the tail
              section. It has extremely large eyes and is a dark colour."

Location:    "Can be seen near the ocean floor in areas of deep sea all year
              round." 

Length:       25 cm / 10 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    (?)

Other info:  "Young fish belonging to the Macrouridae family do not leave the
              outer layer of their habitation area, making discoveries very
              rare. For this reason, there is still much about them we do not
              know."

             "Through the process of evolution, the Macrouridae family has
              adapted to various environments. It is broadly divided into two
              families, Macrourinae and Bathyganidae. They both have their
              distinctive points: the Macrourinae have ctenoid scales (scales
              with spines coming out of the rear) and the Bathyganidae have
              cycloid scales (scales with a smooth surface)."


159. <P26/4> Splendid alfonsino - Beryx splendens
-------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Béryx long
              (DE) Südlicher Kaiserbarsch
              (ES) Palometa roja
              (IT) Berice rosso

Description:  Small and pretty reddish fish. 

             "A narrow fish with a spindle-shaped body, large eyes and mouth and
              a length of 60cm. Its caudal fin can split into two parts. Its
              body is red with gold eyes."

Location:    "Can be seen in relatively deep water all year round."

              An easy fish to miss. Most people will swim straight past it the 
              first few times. Get into deep water and think laterally.

Length:       60 cm / 2 ft 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    (?)

Other info:  "The  dorsal and ventral fins of infants less than 1cm in size are
              elongated. During the day, they dwell several hundred metres
              down, but at night they swim in relatively shallow waters."

             "Inside the fish's eyeball is a system known as the 'tapetum'
              which allows their eyes to be re-stimulated by light reflected
              from within them. It is especially useful when in the dark
              depths of the sea where little light can reach. The reason you
              can see them with gold-coloured eyes is due to the tapetum."



160. <P26/5> Common fangtooth - Anoplogaster cornuta
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Poisson-ogre
              (DE) Fangzahnfisch
              (ES) Rape abisal
              (IT) Fangtooth


Description:  Has an enormous toothy mouth in quite a small fish. 

             "Its body is bigger at the front with a large head and a length of
              15cm. Its mouth is big with large teeth and the jaw joint is
              pushed back behind its eyes. Its body is brown tinged with black."

Location:    "Can be seen all year round in deep, dark areas."

Length:       15 cm / 6 in 

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    (?)

Other info:  "The sides of this fish are sparsely covered with scales, but have
              an abundance of spines. Its underside consists of areas of 
              underdeveloped scales without spines. Living in depths of up to
              thousands of metres, it is a similar species to the Spendid
              alfonsino, though it does not resemble it physically."

             "This fish swims around looking for food and uses its large mouth
              and long teeth to devour its prey. Their teeth have reached such
              a length that it has become impossible for them to completely
              close their mouths."


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161. <P27/1> Longnose lancetfish - Alepisaurus ferox
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Lancier à museau long
              (DE) Lanzenfisch
              (ES) Lanzón picudo
              (IT) Sauro feroce

Description:  Long thin fish with a blue dorsal fin.

             "A narrow fish with a long, thin body and a length of 2m. Its
              dorsal fin is large and long and its caudal fin is split into two
              parts. Inside its large mouth are sharp teeth and its body is
              black with a white underside."

              Looks paler in the game

Location:    "Can be seen in deep, dark areas all year round."

Length:       2 m / 7 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    (?)  

Other info:  "Their bodies are soft and mostly made up of water. Also, there is
              a small, fleshy protrusion to the rear of the anal fin known as
              an 'adipose fin'. However, the function of this fin is unknown." 

             "They are extremely greedy and often swallow fish and other prey
              whole. Because of this habit, fish from the same species and
              rubbish like plastics have been found in their stomachs."


162. <P27/2> Fanfin - Caulophryne pelagica
------------------------------------------

              (FR) Bandroie à longues nageoires
              (DE) Fächerflosser
              (ES) Pez de aleta de abanico
              (IT) Rana pescatrice spine lunghe

Description:  Round fish with very long spikes.

             "An oval-shaped fish with a large mouth, elongated, thread-like
              fins and a length of 50cm. It has a dark-coloured body."

              Looks paler in the game

Location:    "Can be seen in deep, dark areas all year round."

Length:       50 cm / 20 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Not fond of rubbing. Does like the ink that the underwater pen
              uses.

Other info:  "Though their bodies are equipped with thread-like sensory organs,
              they lack photogenic ones. Males' bodies are extremely small and
              only measure one tenth the size of females."

             "Once a male finds a female, he will attach himself to her with
              his teeth. The male will then become connected to the female's
              blood system and get nourishment directly from her. When she is
              at her most suitable time for fertilisation, the male can release
              his sperm. It is a beneficial time for both genders. One female
              can have multiple males attached at once."


163. <P27/3> Japanese spider crab - Macrocheira kaempferi
---------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Crab-araignée du Japon
              (DE) Japanische Riesenkrabbe
              (ES) Cangrejo araña gigante
              (IT) Granchio gigante del Giappone

Description:  Big leggy crab.

             "It has a large oval shell, ten long, thin legs and a length of 4m.
              Its back is red and the underside is white tinged with yellow."

Location:    "Can be seen all year round in certain relatively deep areas."

Length:       4 m / 13 ft (but only with its legs spread out)

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Adopts a threatening posture when poked.

Other info:  "It has one pair of legs with pincers at the end which are
              especially large among the males. Their shells can be as long as
              40cm. Usually, they are to be found in the sandy areas several
              hundred metres deep, but when they lay their eggs, they ascend to
              areas only tens of metres below the surface."

             "This species is the world's largest crustacean. It sheds its
              shell repeatedly as it grows. In 1921, a specimen measuring 5.8m
              was said to have been caught."
 

164. <P27/4> Snailfish - Crystallichthys matsushimae
---------------------------------------------------- 

              (FR) Poisson-escargot
              (DE) Schneckenfisch
              (ES) Pez caracol
              (IT) Liparide

Description:  A pink blob.

             "It has a soft gelatinous body, numerous whiskers around its mouth
              and a length of 42cm. Its body is pink with dark wavy patterns
              dotted over it."

Location:    "Can be seen in deep dark areas all year round."

Length:       42 cm / 17 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Adopts a threatening posture when poked.

Other info:  "Its left and right ventral fins combine to form a single sucker.
              They inhabit rocky areas from ten to thousands of metres down,
              and use their suckers to attach themselves to rocks."

             "In the deep sea where this species lives, there are many
              similarly coloured and silver-coloured species. These colours
              hide the species from predators. Another thing is that the only
              light that reaches deep into the ocean is blue light, which can
              be absorbed by red-coloured objects to become an inconspicuous
              dark colour."


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165. <P28/1> Megamouth shark - Megachasma pelagios
--------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Requin grande gueule
              (DE) Riesenmaulhai
              (ES) Tiburón boquiancho
              (IT) Megamouth

Description:  Large gentle shark.

             "It is cylindrical with an extremely large head and mouth, and a
              body that gets smaller towards the rear with a length of 5.6m. Its
              body is black and the underside is white."

Location:    "Can be seen in deep, dark areas all year round."

              Circles through the Crystal Cave.

Length:       5.6 m / 18 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    There's just the one, and it likes its own enclosed home.

Other info:  "Because they feed on plankton and other small creatures, their
              teeth are only a few millimetres in size. The name comes from the
              extraordinarily large mouth that this creature has. Tends to swim
              at depths of several hundred metres during the day, but comes up
              to the surface at night."

             "When it opens its jaw, the white band running from the tip of its
              nose becomes visible. It is thought that, because this line
              remains visible in deep, dark areas of the ocean, it is used to
              attract food towards it in the shape of small creatures. Much
              about this shark still remains a mystery as few have been
              captured since its discovery around thirty years ago."


166. <P28/2> Frilled shark - Chlamydoselachus anguineus
-------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Requin-lézard
              (DE) Kragenhai
              (ES) Tiburón de gorguera
              (IT) Squalo frangiato

Description:  Thin shark.

             "It is long and thin with a wide head section and a length of 2m.
              Also, it has only a single dorsal fin and six pairs of gills. Its
              body is brown tinged with black."

Location:    "Can be seen in deep, dark areas all year round."

Length:       2 m / 7 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Is fond of the ink that the underwater pen uses.

Other info:  "The English name 'frilled shark' comes from the frill-like
              pattern of skin around the species' six sets of gills. Also, they
              have numerous three-pronged teeth which, with the exception of
              this species, are only seen in fossils and are considered to be
              very primitive kinds of teeth."

             "With its long, thin body and a face that can hardly be called
              charming, they may be behind the tales of giant sea serpents told
              around the world. However, at less than two metres in length they
              are far shorter than most boats and thus probably not related to
              the mythical beasts said to entwine themselves around boats,
              leaving their true identity a mystery."


167. <P28/3> Goblin shark - Mitsukurina owstoni
-----------------------------------------------

              (FR) Requin lutin
              (DE) Koboldhai
              (ES) Tiburón duende rosado 
              (IT) Squalo goblin

Description:  Spectacularly ugly shark

             "It has a spindle-shaped, extremely soft body with an elongated
              flat snout and a length of 3.5m. Its dorsal and ventral fins are
              round and the upper section of its caudal fin is long. Its body is
              white tinged with pink."

Location:    "Can be seen all year round near the ocean floor of deep water
              areas."

              At night

Length:       3.5 m / 11 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Patrols the whale's graveyard.

              ... and I thought the Sheepshead wrasse was ugly ...

Other info:  "Their teeth are thin and long and point slightly inwards. Their
              mouths can be pushed forward. After death, their entire body
              becomes congested with blood and turns red followed by brown."

             "They use the sensory organs on their elongated snouts to search
              for food on the ocean floor and, after locating something
              suitable, push their mouths forward to retrieve and swallow it.
              This species was named after the person who discovered it and the
              professor whom the specimen was donated to."

              (No, they weren't both called Mr Goblin ...)


168. <P28/4> Bluntnose sixgill shark - Hexanchus griseus
--------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Requin griset
              (DE) Sechskiemerhai
              (ES) Cañabota gris
              (IT) Squalo capopiatto 

Description:  Large-bodied shark.

             "It has a thin, but long spindle-shaped body with a length of
              4.2m. It is dark brown with a white underside."

Location:    "Can be seen near the ocean floor in areas of deep sea all year
              round."

Length:       4.2 m / 14 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Patrols the whale's graveyard. Does not like being prodded. Try
              the underwater pen.

Other info:  "Inside their mouths are different types of teeth. Those on the
              upper jaw are long and sharp, designed to catch their prey, and
              those on the lower jaw are used to separate their catch into
              smaller pieces. Their eyes are an attractive fluorescent green.
              They live at depths from hundreds to thousands of metres and come
              to the surface at night."

             "They have only a single fin on their backs, a distinctive feature
              of prehistoric sharks, and six sets of gill clefts. Their jaw
              mobility is lower than that of modern, more evolved sharks as
              their upper jaw is connected to their cranial bones in two
              places, similar in design to prehistoric sharks."


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169. <P29/1> Coelacanth - Latimeria chalumnae
---------------------------------------------

              (FR) Cœlocathe
              (DE) Quastenflosser
              (ES) Celacanto
              (IT) Celacanto

Description:  Many-finned living fossil

             "Its body is 1.8m long and covered with hard scales. It has a
              larger number of fins than regular fish; three dorsal fins, two
              pectoral fins, two ventral fins, two anal fins and one caudal fin
              - ten in total. It has a dark blue body with a white pattern."

Location:    "Can be seen in a hidden cave in the abyss all year round."

              At night, behind the hydrothermal vents at the east of the Abyss.
              You need to find this to complete the Abyss and unlock parts of
              the plot.

Length:       1.8 m / 4 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    (?)

Other info:  "Until rediscovered in the 20th century, these fish were thought
              to have become extinct around 80m years ago. They are often
              referred to as 'living fossils'. It has four muscular, scaled
              fins. In addition to those, between the dorsal and anal fin, is a
              small caudal fin. Together, these three fins look like a single
              caudal fin." 

             "This fish belongs to a group of fish that are believed to be the
              ancestors of tetrapods such as humans. The muscular fins of these
              fish are believed to be what land animals developed into arms and
              legs in the course of evolution. Whatever the case, one thing
              that we do know is that its flesh is described as 'watery' and
              'oily', and is far from delicious."


170. <P29/2> Praya dubia - Praya dubia
--------------------------------------

              (FR) Siphonophore géant
              (DE) Staatsqualle
              (ES) Joroba dudosa de mar
              (IT) Praya dubia

Description:  Enormous jellyfish

             "Sometimes referred to as 'the swimming bell', this jellyfish has a
              dome-like section as well as long, thin sensory organs and a
              length of 40m. Its body is whitish and transparent."

Location:    "Can be seen in deep, dark areas of the ocean all year round."

Length:       40 m / 130 ft About the size of a whale.

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Just seeing it is enough.

Other info:  "As a colonial creature, it is made up of numerous small
              specimens gathered together. Each one of them has a specific
              function, such as feeding, reproduction, attack and defence, and
              takes on a form that suits its function." 

             "Their bodies, reaching lengths of 40m, are extremely long and
              thin, and are actually a type of plankton. Since the definition
              of plankton is 'microscopic animals and plants that passively
              float or drift with the current in the surface waters of the
              sea', size for this creature is not an issue and it can grow to
              extreme lengths."


171. <P29/3> Giant oarfish - Regalecus glesne
---------------------------------------------

              (NA) Oarfish
              (FR) Régalec
              (DE) Riemenfisch
              (ES) Pez remo
              (IT) Re di aringhe

Description:  Very very long thin fish with long red 'hair'

             "It has an extremely long, thin body, no scales and a length of
              10m. Its dorsal fin stretches from its head to its tail. Its body
              is silvery-white with a dark, dappled pattern."

Location:    "Can be seen in deep, dark areas all year round."

Length:       10 m / 33 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Just seeing it is enough.

Other info:  "Its dorsal and ventral fins are long and thread-like, with the
              tips of the ventral fin becoming oval-shaped. It lives hundreds
              of metres down, and although it appears to swim diagonally in an
              upright position, its habits are largely unknown."  

             "Just like in the west, records of mermaid sightings also existed
              in Japan. They tell of long bodies, white heads and red hair, all
              of which may match this species' distinctive points, but differ 
              completely from the classical image of a mermaid, which is the
              upper body of a woman and the lower body of a fish."


172. Polka-dot ribbonfish - Desmodema polystictum
-------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Poisson-ruban
              (DE) Gepunkteter Bandfisch
              (ES) Pez cinta moteado
              (IT) Lampriforme

Description:  Pale wedge-shaped fish

             "A narrow fish with a long body and a length of 1m. Its body has a
              large front section that gets smaller towards the rear. Its body
              is silvery-white and its fins are red."

Location:    "Can be seen in deep, dark areas all year round."

Length:       1 m / 3 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    (?)

Other info:  "Infants have elongated pectoral fins and spots on their bodies.
              However, as they mature, their pectoral fins shorten and the
              spots fade leaving the adult fish without either of these
              distinctive features. Living hundreds of metres down, they can
              very rarely be witnessed floating in shallow waters."

             "This species has a unique way of swimming; it raises its head
              and uses the dorsal fin, which runs from the top of its head
              right down to its tail section, to move in a diagonal position."


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173. <P30/1> Chambered nautilus - Nautilus pompilius
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Nautile
              (DE) Perlboot
              (ES) Nautilo
              (IT) Nautilus

Description:  A squid in a spiral shell

             "It has a spiral shell, a number of feelers and a size of 20cm.
              Its shell is white with a brown-red pattern around it."

Location:    "Can be seen only at night when it ventures out of its secret
              hideaway."

              Has been seen in the Abyss and the Ruins.

Length:       20 cm / 8 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Floats upright.

Other info:  "This fish has some funnels formed from tentacles that enable it
              to propel itself along by expelling water. Also its eyes are
              small, pinhole-like and without a crystalline lens meaning its
              vision is substandard."

             "Inside its shell is a section for its main body as well as
              numerous other areas all connected with narrow ducts, for things
              such as low pressure gas and liquids. By regulating the levels
              using the ducts, it can subtly adjust its buoyancy. Its
              scientific name 'Nautilus', means 'sailor' and was also the name
              of the world's first submarine."


174. <P30/2> Sea cucumber - Scotoplanes globosa
-----------------------------------------------

              (NA) Sea Pig
              (FR) Concombre de mer
              (DE) Seegurke
              (ES) Pepino de mar
              (IT) Cetriolo di mare

Description:  A white blob with legs

             "It has a round, white body with between 10 and 14 legs and a
              length of 10cm. It also has two protuberances coming from its
              ack."

Location:    "Can be found in deep, dark areas of the ocean all year round."

Length:       10 cm / 4 in

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    (?)

Other info:  "The legs are thought to be the transformed ambulacral feet that
              sea cucumbers have many of. They use these to move slowly around
              the sand on the seabed to find organic matter to feed on."

             "One of the functions of the protuberances is though to be the
              ability to feel the water current, which enable movement on the
              seabed. However, since the creatures' ecology is as yet largely
              unknown, it may also serve some other purposes."


175. <P30/3> Vampire squid - Vampyroteuthis infernalis
------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Vampire des enfers
              (DE) Vampirtintenfisch
              (ES) Calamar vampiro
              (IT) Calamaro vampiro

Description:  A red squid with umbrella-like tentacles

             "Its torso is rounded with wing-like fins and a length of 30cm.
              Below the torso are eight tentacles, two of which are thread-like,
              elongated sensory organs. It has a dark red body."

Location:    "Can be seen in deep water and dark caves all year round."

Length:       30 cm / 12 in (1 ft)

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    It covers its head when prodded.

Other info:  "When they sense danger, they raise their tentacles in order to
              protect their bodies. In addition to this, they have several 
              photogenic organs at various points around their bodies, which
              they can use to escape from predators or other threatening
              situations. From the tips of their tentacles, they can discharge
              a shining viscous liquid."

             "Despite having a scientific name that means 'blood-sucking hell
              squid', they are neither blood-sucking nor primarily squid. They
              are said to be the distant ancestors of both octopi and squid."


176. <P30/4> Pelican eel - Eurypharynx pelecanoides
---------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Pélican grand-gousier
              (DE) Pelikanaal
              (ES) Pez pelícano
              (IT) Anguilla pellicano

Description:  A mouth with a tail

             "Its body is long, soft and thin with an extremely large mouth
              equipped with a pouch-like section and a length of 75cm. It is
              black and ..."

Location:    " ... can be seen in deep, dark waters all year round."

Length:       75 cm / 2 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Likes the underwater pen.

Other info:  "They have no scales on them and have small eyes near the front
              of their mouths. They have photogenic organs at the end of their
              tails which they use as bait to capture their prey."

             "Their mouths are extraordinarily large in order for them to take
              in huge amounts of food in one go. They live in areas of deep
              ocean where food is scarce and so their bodies have evolved to
              better equip them for this environment." 


177. <P30/5> Giant squid - Architeuthis dux
-------------------------------------------

              (FR) Calmar géant
              (DE) Riesenkalmar
              (ES) Calamar gigante
              (IT) Calamaro gigante

Description:  A very big red squid

             "Its abdominal region is spindle-shaped with comparatively
              small fins and a length of 18m. Its body is brown tinged with red
              and there are ten long tentacles at the front of the abdominal
              region."

Location:    "Can be seen in deep dark areas of the ocean all year round."

              You first find this at the Fiend's Cave. After that, it swims
              around at about that depth - mostly at the east end of the Abyss.

Length:       18 m / 60 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Waves its tentacles when prodded.

              Often found swimming next to the Sperm whale.

Other info:  "Eight of the ten tentacles have two rows of suckers on them. The
              remaining two exceed the length of the others and have four rows
              of suckers at the tip. Also, their eyes are approximately 50cm
              in diameter making them the biggest of all animals'."

             "With reports of giant sucker marks on sperm whales that feed on
              giant squids and reports of a specimen of 27m in the past, there
              may be giant specimens bigger than those on official record.
              However, the credibility of past reports is poor and the suction
              marks on whales grow as they age, so we don't know exactly how
              large they grow."


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178. <P31/1> Bottlenose dolphin - Tursiops truncatus
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Grand dauphin
              (DE) Großer Tümmler
              (ES) Delfín mular
              (IT) Tursiope

Description:  Grey beaked dolphin

             "It has a spindle-shaped body, a short, fat beak and a length of
              3.6m. Its body is grey with a light grey underside."

Location:    "... Can be seen in the Central Hall of the Underwater Ruins of
              Marige Atoll all year round."

Length:       3.6 m / 12 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Can become one of your partners.

Other info:  "They usually form groups of several to dozens of creatures, but
              have been known to swim in groups of hundreds when offshore. They
              often ride the crests of waves made by ships or large whales and
              are commonly seen swimming alongside ships ..."

             "Among this species, there are those that reside around inlets and
              near the shore that enjoy interacting with people. They are
              referred to as 'friendly dolphins' and are loved by the people
              who live in those areas. The relationship between man and dolphin
              continues to draw a lot of attention, and 'animal therapy', where
              people are brought into contact with dolphins for therapeutic
              purposes is being researched."


179. <P31/2> Common dolphin - Delphinus delphis
-----------------------------------------------

              (FR) Dauphin commun
              (DE) Gemeiner Delfin
              (ES) Delfín común
              (IT) Delfino comune

Description:  Beaked dolphin with yellow flanks

             "It has a spindle-shaped body, a thin beak and a length of 2.5m.
              It's black with a white underside and yellow on part of its
              sides."

Location:    "Can be seen in the Sunshine Beach area all year round."

Length:       2.5 m / 8 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Can become one of your partners.

Other info:  "A very typical species of dolphin. Even the meaning of its
              scientific name is 'dolphin of dolphins'. They tend to form large
              groups, sometimes exceeding a thousand members. They can reach
              depths of around 300m in as little time as ten minutes."

             "Depending on the area they inhabit, there are variations among
              this species. For example, the difference between this type and
              Delphinus capensis are that Delphinus capensis have a longer body
              and a change in the thickness of the black line stretching from 
              their lower jaws to their pectoral fins."


180. <P31/3> Pacific White-sided dolphin - Lagenorhynchus obliquidens
---------------------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Dauphin de Gill
              (DE) Weißstreifendelfin
              (ES) Delfín de lados blancos
              (IT) Lagenorinco dai deni obliqui

Description:  Beaked dolphin with white flanks

             "It has a spindle-shaped body, a short beak and a length of 2.5m.
              Its body is black with a white underside and has a black and grey
              pattern on the sides."

Location:    "Can be seen around the Knives Reef area all year round."

Length:       2.5 m / 8 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Can become one of your partners.

Other info:  "Their dorsal fins are bent and sickle-like, which is said to be
              characteristic of the species. They have a pair of lines on their
              backs that are referred to as 'suspenders'. They move in groups
              of several to several hundred, are lively and tend to jump a
              lot."

             "This species can swim at speeds of around 55 km/h. However, the
              speed at which dolphins can swim is faster than theoretically
              possible and, though research is being conducted, all the facts
              have not yet been revealed. This phenomenon is known as 'Gray's
              Paradox'."


181. <P31/4> Commerson's dolphin - Cephalorhynchus commersonii
--------------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Dauphin de Commerson
              (DE) Commerson-Delfin
              (ES) Tonina overa
              (IT) Delfino di Commerson

Description:  Small black-and-white beaked dolphin

             "It has a small spindle-shaped body, a rounded dorsal fin towards
              the rear and a length of 1.5m. Its body is divided into black and
              white colouring."

Location:    "Can be seen in the Marige Atoll area all year round."

              To the south-west of the Atoll. 

Length:       1.5 m / 5 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Can become one of your partners.

Other info:  "Their dorsal fins are located slightly behind the central
              section of their backs and are large and rounded. They usually
              form groups with several to several dozen members, but rarely
              exceed those numbers. They were discovered by a botanist who gave
              them the species name 'Commersii', based on his name."

             "This species loves to jump. Six specimens were observed jumping
              between sixty-five and seventy times in the space of seventeen
              minutes. Another fact about this species is that their young are
              born entirely brown in colour."


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182. <P32/1> Orca - Orcinus orca
--------------------------------

              (FR) Epaulard
              (DE) Orca
              (ES) Orca
              (IT) Orca

Description:  Large toothed whale, looks like a plastic model of itself.

             "It has a spindle-shaped body, a tall dorsal fin and a length of
              9m. Its body is black with a white underside. Also, it has white
              markings behind its eyes and dorsal fin."

Location:    "Can be seen in the Ocean's Graveyard all year round."

              Needs to be unlocked by finding the Life Beads.

              After you have seen it once it swims around the highest point
              of the wrecked plane's vertical wing. 

Length:       9 m / 30 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Can become one of your partners.

Other info:  "They move in groups and hunt in formation. Their eating habits
              vary from group to group; there are some that feed only on fish
              and others that eat everything from birds to whales and other
              mammals." 

             "The sounds made by killer whales are divided into three
              types, clicks, calls and whistles. Each of the sounds serves a
              different purpose. Clicks are used to find out size and distance,
              calls and whistles are mainly used for social purposes in and
              between pods."


183. <P32/2> Beluga - Delphinapterus leucas
-------------------------------------------

              (FR) Béluga
              (DE) Beluga
              (ES) Beluga
              (IT) Beluga

Description:  White toothed whale.

             "It has a spindle-shaped body, a rounded section of adipose tissue
              on its head called a 'melon' and a length of 4.5m. Its body is
              white."

Location:    "Frequently seen in the Underwater Ruins of Marige Atoll."

              Needs to be unlocked by finding the Ancient Bracelet.

              In the 'Prince's Room' of the Ruins.

Length:       4.5 m / 15 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Can become one of your partners.

Other info:  "The scientific name for this species literally means 'white
              dolphin without any fins' and was given because, although the
              creature has a raised section on its back, it has no dorsal fin.
              Also, the protruding part of its head, the melon, can change
              shape. This species swims in groups of several creatures to
              thousands."

             "When summer comes, their skin begins to become tinged with yellow
              and they gather in shallow water and inlets where fresh water
              flows. The group then uses the sand floor to rub away their old
              skin and reveal a fresh white coloured one."


184. <P32/3> False killer whale - Pseudorca crassidens
------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Fausse orque
              (DE) Kleiner Schwertwel
              (ES) Falsa orca
              (IT) Pseudorca

Description:  Black toothed whale.

             "It has a long, thin spindle-shaped body, small head and a length
              of 6m. Also, its dorsal fin is located at the central point of its
              back. Its body is black or dark grey."

Location:    "A single specimen can be seen inside the underwater limestone
              cave between the white areas."

              In or near the White Room of the Caves.

Length:       6 m / 20 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Can become one of your partners.

Other info:  "Their pectoral fins are bent from the midway point and they have
              tall sickle-shaped dorsal fins. They move in groups of several to
              several dozen and can jump to around the same height as smaller
              dolphin species. They move together with dolphins and hybrids as
              a result of cross breeding with bottlenose dolphins."

             "The scientific name for this species 'Crassidens', means 'broad
              teeth' as they have between eight and eleven large teeth on each
              side of their jaws. In addition to this, the word 'Pseudorca'
              means 'false killer whale'."


185. P32/4> Risso's Dolphin - Grampus griseus
---------------------------------------------

              (FR) Dauphin de Risso
              (DE) Rundkopfdelfin
              (ES) Calderón gris
              (IT) Gramp

Description:  Grey dolphin with a blunt snout.

             "It has a spindle-shaped body, a rounded head and a length of 4m.
              Also, it has a tall, thin dorsal fin and is grey in colour."

Location:    "Can be seen in deep, dark areas all year round."

              In the Secret Cave of the Abyss.

Length:       4 m / 13 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Can become one of your partners.

Other info:  "Their heads have a vertical ditch running along them and are
              divided into two sections. their upper jaws have no teeth and
              some specimens are without teeth altogether. As they grow, the
              dark grey colour of their bodies starts to look white. They tend
              to form groups of several to several dozen and swim in a relaxed
              manner."

             "The white appearance of adults of this species is due to the
              innumerable scars left by injuries they've sustained. Seeing
              scars on other species of dolphin isn't an uncommon occurrence,
              but with this species they don't fade over time, but instead turn
              white and remain. As this species continues to grow and receive
              more scars, their bodies begin to look whiter and whiter."


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186. <P32/1> Blue whale - Balaenoptera musculus
-----------------------------------------------

              (FR) Baleine bleue
              (DE) Blauwal
              (ES) Ballena azul
              (IT) Balenottera azzurra

Description:  Enormous slender whale.

             "It has a giant spindle-shaped body with a huge mouth and a pointed
              upper jaw. It is around 20m in length. Its pectoral fins are long
              and thin, its dorsal fin is positioned towards the rear of its
              raised backbone and its caudal fin is broad. Its body is grey
              tinged with blue and has a grey spotted pattern on it."

              That should read 30 m.

Location:    "Can be seen in the Great Drop-Off all year round."

              Swims in a flattened circle in the ocean off the Great Drop-Off.

Length:       30 m / 100 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Responds to the whistle by calling back. Grab it to hitch a ride.

Other info:  "The world's largest mammal with a body size of over thirty metres
              in length. The blowhole on top of their head can spray water up
              to ten metres high. There are approximately sixty ridges in their
              throats which expand while feeding. When swimming, the low
              frequency sounds they make suffer little decay under water and
              can reach other members from up to 150 km away."

             "This species can swim incredibly quickly for their size and it is
              believed that around 300,000 once existed. However, with the
              advent of high speed vessels and explosive harpoons during the
              late nineteenth century, their numbers decreased rapidly due to
              over-fishing. though hunting no longer continues, they are
              endangered with numbers around 5,000."


187. <P33/2> North Atlantic right whale - Eubalaena glacialis
-------------------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Atlantic Northern Right Whale
              (FR) Baleine de Biscaye
              (DE) Atlantischer Nordkaper
              (ES) Ballena franca
              (IT) Balena franca boreale

Description:  A fat whale.

             "It has a spindle-shaped black body, a large head and a length of
              16m. The upper section of its lower jaw is curved like an arch."

Location:    "Can be seen all year round in the Wild Channel area."

              Swims a figure-of-eight through the Wild Channel, turning round
              in the wider sections at either end.

Length:       16 m / 52 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Responds to the whistle by calling back. Grab it to hitch a ride.

Other info:  "Their heads are covered in large, nodule-like protrusions, with
              the ones located at the tip of its upper jaw being particularly
              large. These are used as a means of identification for individual
              whales. They have no dorsal fin, resulting in a smooth and
              sleek-looking back."

             "They swim at a slow pace and have a thick layer of blubber
              meaning that, even after death, they float on the surface. Due to
              their speed, they were easy targets for whalers, who saw them as
              an abundant source of oil and baleen. Over-fishing, however, lead
              to a sharp decline in their numbers and they have since become a
              protected species."


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188. <P34/1> Humpback whale - Megaptera novaeangliae
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Baleine à bosse
              (DE) Buckelwal
              (ES) Ballena jorobada
              (IT) Magattera

Description:  An elegant, barnacle-encrusted whale with long fins.

             "It has a huge spindle-shaped body, long pectoral fins and a length
              of 15m. Also, it has a notch cut out of the centre of its caudal
              fin. Its body is black while the underside, pectoral fins and the
              lower section of the caudal fin all have a scattered black and
              white pattern."

Location:    "Can be seen swimming along a vast route starting from western Rock
              Land all year round."

              Unlock this the first time by swimming south through the archway
              at the top edge of G5.

              Afterwards it follows a big migration route to the south west of
              Rock Land and north of the Deep Valley, which varies with the
              seasons.

Length:       15 m / 50 ft

Forms:        young, adult

Behaviour:    Responds to the whistle by calling back. Grab it to hitch a ride.

              In winter it is accompanied by a baby whale.

Other info:  "Its upper and lower jaw and front section of its pectoral fins
              all have scattered nodule-like protrusions. The one on the upper
              jaw is a sensory hair that gives the whale the ability to sense
              water currents. It migrates from cold regions to warm regions
              according to the seasons."

             "During the mating season, males sing elaborate songs to attract
              females. These songs have a fixed style and, although they differ
              slightly, each creature uses basically the same pattern. The
              songs change a little each year. When the Voyager 1 space probe
              was launched in 1977, it took with it data about the earth in
              case of extraterrestrial contact. These songs were among that
              data."


189. <P34/2> Sperm whale - Physeter macrocephalus
-------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Cachalot
              (DE) Pottwal
              (ES) Cachalote
              (IT) Capodoglio

Description:  A square-headed whale with a narrow jaw.

             "It has a length of 18m, its head  is square, extremely large and
              with a thin lower jaw. The skin on the rear of its body is
              wrinkled and the caudal fin has small lumps on it. Its body is
              grey tinged with black." 

Location:    "Can be seen all year round swimming deep into the Abyss."

              Swims vertically down and up the centre of the Abyss, turning at
              about 100m/350ft deep at the eastern end.

              Can be seen outside the Abyss in Autumn/Fall and Spring.

Length:       18 m / 60 ft

Forms:        adult only

Behaviour:    Responds to the whistle by calling back. Grab it to hitch a ride.

Other info:  "Although the teeth in the upper jaw are under-developed, its
              lower jaw is lined with cone-shaped ones. Despite having teeth,
              it usually swallows squid and other creatures it feeds on whole.
              The teeth are used for fights between males and to bring back
              food for calves. They swim between the surface and depths of up
              to thousands of metres."

             "Females take good care of their young but, when they dive in
              search of food, the calves remain close to the surface. To
              prevent anything happening to them, females in the group dive
              alternately so that some remain. If a predator attacks, the calf
              retreats to the centre of the group. This is known as the
              'marguerite formation' as it resembles a chrysanthemum."


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190. <P35/1> Southern elephant seal - Mirounga leonina
------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Eléphant de mer du sud
              (DE) Südlicher See-Elefant
              (ES) Elefante marino antártico
              (IT) Elefante marino del Sud

Description:  A huge fat seal.

             "Its body is spindle-shaped, with a thick layer of fat, tough scaly
              skin and a length of 6.5m. Its nose is long and large and is
              surrounded by whiskers. Its body is brown tinged with grey."

Location:    "Sometimes appears on the decks of boats."
 
              Appears on deck only.

Length:       6.5 m / 20 ft

Forms:        adult male, adult female (?)

Behaviour:    Does not appear in the ocean.

Other info:  "Their bodies are extremely large with males reaching over two
              tonnes. Though females are smaller than males, they still reach
              weights of around 700kg. Their bodies are flexible and the upper
              part can bend upwards."

             "They are expert swimmers and are said to be able to stay under
              for up to two hours and reach depths of two thousand metres when
              hunting for food. Males command herds of multiple females and
              ward off enemies and rivals by inflating their noses and making
              loud bellowing sounds while ramming their opponents."


191. <P35/2> Walrus - Odobenus rosmarus
---------------------------------------

              (FR) Morse
              (DE) Walross
              (ES) Morsa
              (IT) Tricheco

Description:  A tusked seal.

             "It has a spindle-shaped body, with a thick hide, an extreme
              amount of fat and a length of 4m. There are tusks in its mouth
              and those belonging to males tend to be enlarged and lengthy.
              Around the mouth is an area of bristly hair. Its body is brown."

Location:    "Sometimes appears on the decks of boats."

              Appears on deck only.

Length:       4 m / 13 ft

Forms:        adult male, adult female (?)

Behaviour:    Does not appear in the ocean.

Other info:  "Their distinctive tusks tend to grow to around 40cm in females
              but can be as long as 1m for males. They are used to raise
              themselves out of the water, and by males to fight. They live in
              large herds, sometimes with gatherings of up to several thousand
              members."

             "Since there are no natural predators in the areas they inhabit,
              they remain at the top of the food chain. Very rarely, they are
              attacked by starving polar bears, but under normal circumstances,
              even they avoid confrontations with walruses."


192. <P35/3> South American sea lion - Otaria flavescens
--------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Otarie à crinière
              (DE) Mahnenrobbe
              (ES) Lobo marino sudamericano
              (IT) Leone marino sudamericano

Description:  A dark sea lion.

             "It has a large spindle-shaped body, with a thick layer of fat and
              a length of 2.6m. It has a large head and a slightly crooked nose.
              Its body is brown tinged with black."

Location:    "Sometimes appears on the decks of boats."

              Also found in the sea at Sunshine Beach in certain months.

Length:       2.6 m / 8 ft

Forms:        young, adult

Behaviour:    Playful when prodded.

Other info:  "Adult males have a light-brown mane around their necks that isn't
              present on females or juvenile males. Though they feed mostly on
              fish and squid, they also eat penguins."

             "It is a known fact that, during the mating season, sea lions
              gather in large numbers around the Valdes Peninsula in Argentina,
              which is a world heritage location. Killer whales are also aware
              of this and often hunt close to the shoreline during this
              period."


193. <P35/4> Weddell seal - Leptonychotes weddellii
---------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Foque de Weddell
              (DE) Weddellrobbe
              (ES) Foca de Weddell
              (IT) Foca di Weddell

Description:  A grey speckled seal.

             "Its body is spindle-shaped, has a thick layer of fat and a
              length of 2.5m. Its nose points upwards and is surrounded by
              whiskers. Its body is grey with dark, black and white speckles
              on it."

Location:    "Sometimes appears on the decks of boats."

              Also found in the sea at Green Garden in certain months.

Length:       2.5 m / 8 ft

Forms:        young, adult 

Behaviour:    Playful when prodded.

Other info:  "They use their teeth to make holes in the ice to enable them to
              go in and out of the water. As they continue to do this, their
              teeth gradually become shorter. Most of the time, they swallow
              fish and other food without chewing, so their remaining teeth are
              stake-like."

             "The cubs swim with their mothers in order to learn their
              rudimentary swimming skills. When accompanying their young, the
              mothers stick to depths the cubs are comfortable with and swim
              slower than usual. Once the cubs reach seven weeks and have
              learned the basics, they begin to dive unaccompanied."


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194. <P36/1> Spotted seal - Phoca largha
----------------------------------------

              (FR) Foque tacheté
              (DE) Largha-Robbe
              (ES) Foca manchada
              (IT) Foca maculata

Description:  A grey spotted seal.

             "A spindle-shaped animal with a short neck, rounded head and nose
              and a length of 1.7m. It has a brown or grey body with white or
              black spots." 

Location:    "Sometimes appears on the decks of boats."

              Also found in the sea at Green Garden in certain months.

Length:       2.5 m / 8 ft

Forms:        young, adult 

Behaviour:    Playful when prodded.

Other info:  "Each of its flippers has five toes, with webbing between them.
              They have large eyes and although they provide them with vision
              when underwater, are said to be unable to distinguish between
              colours."

             "Born on the ice, the cub's fur is a protective white colour. This
              fur will shed after two or three weeks and be replaced with that
              of the same colour as the adults. This species has the ability to
              sleep for short periods of time in the water. They can do this
              because of the large volume of blood in their bodies, which
              allows them to store vast reserves of oxygen."


195. <P36/2> Bearded seal - Erignathus barbatus
-----------------------------------------------

              (FR) Foque barbu
              (DE) Bartrobbe
              (ES) Foca barbuda
              (IT) Foca barbata

Description:  A brown and grey seal.

             "Its body is spindle-shaped, has a thick layer of fat and a
              length of 2.8m. It has a small head with long whiskers. Its body
              and back are brown and it has a grey underside." 

Location:    "Sometimes appears on the decks of boats."

              Also found in the sea at Green Garden in certain months.

Length:       2.8 m / 9 ft

Forms:        young, adult 

Behaviour:    Playful when prodded.

Other info:  "Their fore flippers differ from those of other seals in that they
              face forward and are large and webbed. Also, the range of
              movement is broad and they can even move them sideways."

             "When cubs are born on the ice, their fur is brown tinged with
              grey. Why they are born without the usual inconspicuous white
              safety colouration is unknown. Their whiskers contain nerves and
              they can use them to feel for prospective food when swimming deep
              in the ocean."


196. <P36/3> California sea lion - Zalophus californianus
---------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Otarie de Californie
              (DE) Kalifornische Seelöwe
              (ES) Lobo marino de California
              (IT) Leone marino della California

Description:  A brown sea lion.

             "It has a spindle-shaped body, with short, thick hairs and a
              length of 2.4m. Its face is slightly long and it also has
              earlobes. Its coat is a glossy black or dark brown colour." 

Location:    "Sometimes appears on the decks of boats."

              Also found in the sea at Sunshine Beach in certain months.

Length:       2.4 m / 8 ft

Forms:        adult only 

Behaviour:    Playful when prodded.

Other info:  "Males have fairly thick hairs growing around their necks. Each of
              its flippers has five toes, with webbing between them. Sea lions'
              flippers are more developed than those of seals and this enables
              them to walk comfortably on land."

             "Being highly polygamous, males can head herds with ten or more
              females. The males patrol their territory and ensure that no
              rival males approach and that the females don't attempt to
              leave."


197. <P36/4> Cape fur seal - Arctocephalus pusillus
---------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Oratie à fourrure d'Afrique du Sud
              (DE) Südafrikanischer Seebär
              (ES) Oso marino surafricano
              (IT) Otaria del Capo

Description:  A dark sea lion with a mane of fur.

             "It has a spindle-shaped body, slightly elongated nose, thick layer
              of fat and a length of 2.3m. It has fine fur that is tightly knit
              and a mane around its neck. Its body is dark grey with the
              underside being a lighter shade." 

Location:    "Sometimes appears on the decks of boats."

              Also found in the sea at Sunshine Beach in certain months.

Length:       2.3 m / 7 ft

Forms:        adult only (?)

Behaviour:    Playful when prodded.

Other info:  "Males are the largest of any member of the seal family and can
              reach weights in excess of 300kg. Their fur is black at birth,
              but as they mature it gradually becomes grey."

             "They usually live in groups of ten or more seals, but this number
              increases as mating season draws closer and some areas can become
              home to colonies as large as tens of thousands. They can dive to
              depths of between fifty and a hundred metres when searching for
              food."


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198. <P37/1> West Indian manatee - Trichechus manatus
-----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Lamantin
              (DE) Nagel-Manati
              (ES) Manatí
              (IT) Lamantino

Description:  A large, slow grazing animal. 

             "It has a fat, grey, spindle-shaped body, with a long face, a large
              upper lip and a length of 4.5m. Similar in appearance to dugongs,
              but can be distinguished by its tail, which is fan-shaped. 

Location:    "Can be seen swimming in the water of the Cascade Pool located in
              the large limestone cave all year round." 

Length:       4.5 m / 15 ft

Forms:        adult only 

Behaviour:    Sleeps at night.

Other info:  "They have forelimbs shaped like flippers with three claws on each
              that enable them to hold seaweed. Likely to be the creature
              responsible for the mermaid legends that appeared even in
              Columbus' logbook. It's known nowadays though, that most of these
              sightings can be attributed to this or similar species and that
              Columbus probably saw a manatee. They live in both fresh and salt
              water."

             "There are only two members of the Sirenia family; manatees and
              dugongs. there was another member of this family, known as
              'Hydrodamalis gigas', but just thirty years after it was
              discovered, it became extinct due to over-fishing by humans."


199. <P37/2> Sea otter - Enhydra lutis
--------------------------------------

              (FR) Loutre de mer
              (DE) Seeotter
              (ES) Nutria marina
              (IT) Lontra di mare

Description:  An otter with webbed feet. 

             "It has a long tail and torso which is covered in two types of fur,
              short, thick guard hair and a thinner, softer undercoat. It has a
              length of 1.5m. Its head is white and other areas tend to be
              brownish." 

Location:    "Sometimes appears near boats."

              When it appears it will be floating off the rear deck of the boat
              where Catherine is looking.   

Length:       1.5 m / 5 ft

Forms:        young, adult 

Behaviour:    A charming creature with fascinating feeding habits.
              Playful when poked.

Other info:  "Its fur consists of approximately 1,000,000,000 strands, which is
              the largest number among mammals. It can store air between its
              fur and this gives it protection against the cold as well as
              added buoyancy. In order to keep its fur in good condition, it
              has regular grooming sessions."

             "Under their armpits is a pocket-like area where they store
              shells. With the shells safely stowed, they swim to the surface
              and attempt to break them open by placing them on their stomachs
              and hitting them with rocks before eating the contents. Each day
              they consume between 20% and 30% of their body weight which is
              essential for them to be able to maintain their body
              temperature."


200. <P37/3> Polar bear - Ursus maritimus
-----------------------------------------

              (FR) Ours blanc
              (DE) Eisbär
              (ES) Oso polar
              (IT) Orso polare

Description:  A big white bear. 

             "It has a large body with a thick layer of fat and a length of 3m.
              Its legs are large and wide, but its head and ears are relatively
              small. Its fur is transparent and the tip of its nose is black.
              The reason its body looks white is said to be because its
              transparent fur reflects the sunlight."

Location:     "Sometimes appears on the decks of boats." 
              
Length:       3 m / 10 ft

Forms:        young, adult 

Behaviour:    Appears with up to three cubs.

Other info:  "It has sharp claws and teeth, and is said to have a bite
              strength of 800kg/cm2. Males' heads are longer than their necks,
              while females' heads are wider than their necks. Although they
              reside around the north pole area, in recent years due to global
              warming, the area they inhabit has shrunk. this has in turn led
              to a drastic reduction in their numbers and put them on the
              verge of extinction."

             "They have an exceptional sense of smell which allows them to
              sniff out seals that are below the ice. They are at the top of
              the food chain in the areas they inhabit and have no natural
              predators. However, on rare occasions when they attack walruses,
              they often sustain fatal injuries and rarely succeed in killing
              their opponents."


201. <P37/4> Marine iguana - Amblyrhynchus cristatus
----------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Iguane marin
              (DE) Meerechse
              (ES) Iguana marina
              (IT) Iguana marina

Description:  A lizard. 

             "Its body is thick with a long tail and a length of 1.5m. Its feet
              are webbed and have claws. Its body is brown tinged with black."

Location:    "Sometimes appears on the decks of boats."

              Appears on deck only. 
              
Length:       1.5 m / 5 ft

Forms:        young, adult 

Behaviour:    When prodded, does a lizard mating dance.

Other info:  "They have spiny scales on their heads, backs and tails. They eat
              seaweed and are the only lizards in the world that can swim in
              the sea. They discharge salt water from their nostrils to relieve
              the amount of accumulated salt in their bodies."

             "They spend up to two hours a day in the sea and the majority of
              the rest of their time sunbathing. If their body temperature
              drops below a certain point, they are unable to move, so the
              reason for the prolonged sunbathing is because the time spent in
              the sea causes their body temperature to decrease."


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202. <P38/1> Emperor penguin - Aptenodytes forsteri
---------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Manchot empereur
              (DE) Kaiserpinguin
              (ES) Pingüino emperador
              (IT) Pinguino imperatore

Description:  Big penguin with yellow neck patches. 

             "It has a spindle-shaped body with a thick layer of fat under its
              feathers and a height of 1.3m. Compared to its height, it has
              small wings. Its head is black with a dark grey colour adorning
              its back and a white underside."

Location:    "Sometimes appears on the decks of boats."

              Can also be found in the sea in certain months.
              
Height:       1.3 m / 4 ft

Forms:        young, adult 

Behaviour:    Shakes its flippers when prodded.

Other info:  "As the largest of the penguin species, it can reach weights of
              up to 40kg. Its beak is thin and slightly curved with a black
              upper area and an orange lower area. There is a glossy yellow
              area that starts around its ears and becomes gradually lighter
              towards its chest."

             "Making no nest, the female lays an egg and goes on a sixty-day
              search for food. The male protects the egg up between its legs.
              The skin in this abdominal area keeps the egg warm. Due to not
              eating while the female is gone, he loses a huge amount of
              weight. Should the egg hatch before she returns, a secretion
              known as 'penguin milk' is fed to the chick from his gullet."


203. <P38/2> Adelie penguin - Pygoscelis adeliae
------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Manchot Adélie
              (DE) Adeliepinguin
              (ES) Pingüino de Adelia
              (IT) Pinguino di Adelia

Description:  Small penguin with head feathers 

             "It has a spindle-shaped body, short decorative feathers on its
              head that give it a slightly squared appearance and a height of
              75cm. Its body and back are black and it has a white underside."

Location:    "Sometimes appears on the decks of boats."

              Can also be found in the sea in certain months.
              
Height:       75 cm / 2 ft

Forms:        young, adult 

Behaviour:    Shakes its flippers when prodded.

Other info:  "Their beaks look short due to being partially covered with black
              feathers. Also, there are white feathers around the eyes. They
              prefer krill to fish, though during infancy, a larger amount of
              fish is consumed."

             "When the chicks reach a certain age, and the parents go in
              search of food, they are left alone. During this time, the
              chicks gather together and form a 'creche' which is defended by
              young adults and those who have failed to mate that season
              making them difficult targets for attackers."


204. <P38/3> Gentoo penguin - Pygoscelis papua
----------------------------------------------

              (FR) Manchot papou
              (DE) Eselspinguin
              (ES) Pingüino de pico rojo
              (IT) Pinguino d'apua

Description:  Small penguin with white eye patches. 

             "Its body is spindle-shaped, with long tail feathers and a height
              of 90cm. Its body and back are black, but the areas above its eyes
              and underside are white. Its wings are basically the same, but the
              backs have a white edge and the tips of the undersides are black."

Location:    "Sometimes appears on the decks of boats."

              Can also be found in the sea in certain months.
              
Height:       90 cm / 3 ft

Forms:        young, adult 

Behaviour:    Shakes its flippers when prodded.

Other info:  "The white areas over their eyes connect at the top of their
              heads. they gather small stones to make round nests which are
              not at ground level, but instead are to be found slightly higher
              up in order to better protect their chicks from thawing snow and
              ice." 

             "If an attacker approaches while they are incubating their eggs,
              they stretch their necks up, point their beaks towards the enemy
              and ward it off by making loud sounds. They also turn to face
              the enemy and run towards them to attack. The scientific name
              'Papua' seems to suggest its origin was Papua New Guinea, but
              must represent a mistake as there's absolutely no way this
              species could exist there."


205. <P38/4> African penguin - Spheniscus demersus
--------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Manchot du Cap
              (DE) Brillenpinguin
              (ES) Pingüino de El Cabo
              (IT) Pinguino del Capo

Description:  Small patterned penguin. 

             "It has a spindle-shaped body, a long tail and a height of 70cm.
              The majority of its body is black and white, but the pattern is
              more intricate than that of other penguins. Its skin is visible
              around its eyes, giving them a pink outline."

Location:    "Sometimes appears on the decks of boats."

              Can also be found in the sea in certain months.
              
Height:       70 cm / 2 ft

Forms:        young, adult 

Behaviour:    Shakes its flippers when prodded.

Other info:  "They usually lay two eggs, the first of which is slightly larger.
              Much smaller eggs are laid at the same time as normal ones, but
              these are unfertilised and will not hatch."

             "There is a period known as the 'molting period' in which they
              shed their plumage. During this time, it is very easy for their
              body temperatures to drop making retrieving food impossible. They
              take refuge on the shore and, to avoid dying of starvation, eat
              large amounts before this period starts. It takes around eighteen
              days to re-grow their plumage, and the average bird loses 150g a
              day."


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206. <P39/1> Rockhopper penguin - Eudyptes chrysocome
-----------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Southern Rockhopper Penguin
              (FR) Gorfon sauteur
              (DE) Felsenpinguin
              (ES) Pingüino de penacho amarillo
              (IT) Eudipie crestato

Description:  Small penguin with 'eyebrows'. 

             "Its body is spindle-shaped with eyebrow-like feathers above its
              eyes and a height of 55cm. Its back and head are black and its
              underside is white with yellow feathers."

Location:    "Sometimes appears on the decks of boats."

              Can also be found in the sea in certain months.
              
Height:       55 cm / 22 in

Forms:        young, adult 

Behaviour:    Shakes its flippers when prodded.

Other info:  "There are long feathers facing the rear from the back of its
              head. They make a high-pitched sound which is used particularly
              during the mating season when protecting their territory and
              during disputes with others."

             "Males extend their necks upwards, pushing their bills towards the 
              sky and move their heads left and right in an arc-like motion
              while calling out. Only males do this and it is referred to as
              the 'male display'. It is thought to be a means of declaring
              territory or simply to get noticed."


207. <P39/3> Little penguin - Eudyptula minor
---------------------------------------------

              (FR) Manchot pygmée
              (DE) Zwergpinguin
              (ES) Pingüino azul
              (IT) Pinguino minore blu

Description:  Tiny penguin. 

             "It has a small, spindle-shaped body and a height of 40cm. Its back
              and head are blue-grey and it has a white neck and abdomen."
 
Location:    "Sometimes appears on the decks of boats."

              Can also be found in the sea in certain months.
              
Height:       40 cm / 16 in

Forms:        young, adult 

Behaviour:    Shakes its flippers when prodded.

Other info:  "The smallest among all species of penguin, weighing at most a
              little over 1kg. They can make both short and long sounds, which
              they use for communication with friends, identification of others
              and declaring their territory among other things."

             "Penguins tend to remain with the same mate for many years. In
              this species, unions have lasted up to eleven years. While most
              penguins walk with upright postures, this species is said to be
              primitive as it leans forward when walking."


208. <P39/3> Brown booby - Sula leucogaster
-------------------------------------------

              (FR) Fou brun
              (DE) Brauntopel
              (ES) Alcatraz pardo
              (IT) Sula fosca

Description:  Long-beaked black/brown bird. 

             "It has short wings, a sharp pointed tail and a height of 70cm.
              Its beak is sharp and jagged. Its head and back are black and it
              has a white underside."
 
Location:    "Sometimes appears on the decks of boats."

              Can also be found in the sea in certain months chasing shoals of
              fish.
              
Height:       70 cm / 2 ft

Forms:        adult only 

Behaviour:    Can also be seen diving after shoaling fish

Other info:  "It has a wingspan of about 1.4m. Its beak is light yellow and
              the joint area is blue on males and light yellow on females. To
              prevent attack from predators, this bird mates and builds its
              nests high on the sides of cliffs."

             "They fly a little above the surface of the water when searching
              for food. When they spot a possible target, they dive head first
              into the water and resurface with the food in their mouths.
              Divers have witnessed them dive as deep as 30m."


209. <P39/4> Short-tailed albatross - Phoebastria albatrus
----------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Albatros à queue courte
              (DE) KurtSchwanzalbatross
              (ES) Albatros de cola corta
              (IT) Albatro codacoria

Description:  Large white bird with black-and-white wings. 

             "It has a large beak with a curved tip, long thin wings and a
              height of 95cm. Its body is mostly white, with yellow going from
              its head to its neck, a black-edged white underside and a mixture
              of black and white on its wings."
 
Location:    "Sometimes appears on the decks of boats."

              Can also be found in the sea in certain months chasing shoals of
              fish.
              
Height:       95 cm / 3 ft

Forms:        adult only 

Behaviour:    Can also be seen diving after shoaling fish

Other info:  "It has a wing span of about 2.5m. The light red colour of its
              beak is its blood due to it being semi-transparent. Chicks are
              brown tinged with black all over, but become white as they
              mature. They are monogamous birds and mate with the same partner
              each year."

             "Their wings are long and difficult to flap meaning that, in order
              to take off, they must have a running start. During flight, they
              use a method known as a 'sailing glide' method which means that
              they use the air currents to glide leisurely in the air instead
              of having to constantly flap their wings."


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210. <P40/1> Spot-billed pelican - Pelecanus philippensis
---------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Pélican à bec tacheté
              (DE) Graupelikan
              (ES) Pelícano malayo
              (IT) Pelicano grigio

Description:  Huge white bird with a big baggy beak and black-and-white wings. 

             "Its body length is 1.4 metres, and it has an extremely large beak
              with a straight upper section and a lower section that is
              connected to its throat and forms a pouch-like shape. It is white
              with black sections on the tips of its wings and on its underside.
              Its beak is pink."
 
Location:    "Sometimes appears on the decks of boats."
              
Height:       1.4 m / 5 ft

Forms:        adult only 

Behaviour:    Stretches itself when prodded.

Other info:  "They have a wing span of about 2.4m and the longest beak size of
              any bird, measuring up to 50cm. Each foot has four webbed toes."

             "When mating season arrives, their beaks turn a vivid pink and
              their throat pouches become red. They attract prospective mates
              by shaking their newly coloured throat pouches. After a
              successful display, they retreat to their nests in woods
              neighbouring the shore and proceed to mate."


211. <P40/2> Japanese cormorant - Phalacrocorax capillatus
----------------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Cormoran de Temminck
              (DE) Japancormoran
              (ES) Cormorán japonés
              (IT) Cormorano giapponese

Description:  Black bird with a curved neck.

             "It has a long neck, a sharp, slightly bent beak, webbed feet and a
              height of 90cm. Its body is black with a green shine and its
              cheeks are white."
 
Location:    "Sometimes appears on the decks of boats."

              Can also be found in the sea in certain months chasing shoals of
              fish.
              
Height:       90 cm / 2 ft

Forms:        adult only 

Behaviour:    Can also be seen diving after shoaling fish

Other info:  "They have a wing span of about 1.5m. Their eyes are blue-green
              and there is yellow around their beak joint. When the mating
              season comes, their heads and their leg joints become white. They
              build their nests high on cliffs making it difficult for
              predators to attack and they dive to catch fish, which they
              swallow whole."

             "Their feathers have a low fat content making it hard to keep off
              water, so it is very easy for them to get soaked. The result is
              that when the birds resurface after a dive, they cannot
              immediately take off and have to wait for their feathers to dry
              first. This occurs during the rain as well, and means the birds
              must descend."


212. <P40/3> White pelican - Pelecanus onocrotalus
--------------------------------------------------

              (FR) Pélican blanche 
              (DE) Rosipelikan
              (ES) Pelícano blanco
              (IT) Pelicano comune

Description:  Huge white bird with a big baggy beak. 

             "It has an extremely large beak with a straight upper section and a
              lower section that is connected to its throat and forms a
              pouch-like shape. It is white with black sections on the tips of
              its wings. Its beak is pink."
 
Location:    "Sometimes appears on the decks of boats."
              
Height:       1.4 m / 5 ft (?)

Forms:        adult only 

Behaviour:    Stretches itself when prodded.

Other info:  "They have a wing span of about 2.8m and crown-shaped feathers on
              the back of their heads. When the mating season arrives, their
              body becomes a pink colour. They usually live to be around thirty
              years old, but when bred in captivity they can live in excess of
              fifty years."

             "Flocks usually comprise of tens of birds, but can be as large as
              tens of thousands. They hunt for food together using a method
              that involves using their wings to strike the water in formation,
              which pushes the fish towards the shore. Then they can scoop the
              fish into their large beaks. The water that gets taken into their
              mouths is expelled through their throats, leaving only the fish
              to be swallowed."


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213. <P41/1> "White Mother" - Balaenoptera sp
---------------------------------------------

              (NA) Ancient Mother
              (FR) Mère Blanche
              (DE) Weiße Mutter
              (ES) Madre Blanca
              (IT) Madre Bianca

Description:  Enormous white whale (part of the in-game mythology)

             "With a length of 30m, this whale appears in the ancient legends
              told in Manaurai. Bigger even than the blue whale, it is thought
              to be the biggest creature on the planet. Its body is a divine
              pure white, without a single blemish."
 
Location:    "Can be seen in the vicinity of the Great Drop-Off."

              Unlocked in the course of the plot. If you have difficulty
              getting the cutscene, swim to the ball coral where you planted
              the sensor.

              A rare creature that is around only one month in three.
              
Length:       30 m / 110 ft

Forms:        adult only 

Behaviour:    Responds to the whistle. Grab on to hitch a ride.

Other info:  "The external appearance of this creature is that of a blue whale,
              yet its DNA is slightly different which strongly suggests that
              this could be a new species altogether. Its body isn't white due
              to any deformity, but is naturally coloured. Despite its
              colossal size, the habits of this creature remain unknown due to
              no specimens having ever been discovered."

             "The ancient legends passed down generations say that this white
              whale is the protector of the seas around Manaurai.  All
              residents, from children to adults know of these legends and
              regard this whale as an object of faith. With no recorded
              sightings, the creature itself was considered to be a fictitious,
              mythological beast for a long time."


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This page is hidden until the creature is found. If you find Magu Tapa before 
the White Mother it appears on page 41.

214. <P42/1> "Magu Tapa" - Magou tapa
-------------------------------------

              (FR) Magou Tapah
              (DE) Magu Tapah
              (ES) Magou tapa
              (IT) Magu Tapa

Description:  Enormous great white shark (part of the in-game mythology)

             "The legendary great white shark with a giant body and a length of
              over 7m. Its name is that of the god of violence and death that
              features in myths told around the islands of Paoul."
 
Location:    "Can be seen swimming around the Ocean's Graveyard all year round."

              At night.  

              Unlocked by finding the Shark's tooth necklace.
              
Length:       over 7m / over 25 ft

Forms:        adult only 

Behaviour:    Really really does not like being poked. Go on, I dare you.

              See? Told you so.

Other info:  "Innumerable scars cover its body as the result of numerous
              vicious battles.  It bears a wound made by either a harpoon or a
              spear, but there's no telling how old it is. It's probably a good
              idea to avoid giving it a reason to attack."

             "According to the Paoul myth, he was the youngest of six sons of
              the goddess "White Mother" and a great leader who brought unity
              to the many soldiers of the land. Unfortunately, he ignored his
              people due to greed and was banished by the head god to the
              stagnant ocean.  Tsi Matah Wengah, an unruly god, was entrusted
              with ensuring that the violent god of death didn't escape."


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[12] SALVAGED ITEMS DIRECTORY ('TREASURES')

===============================================================================

              (FR) Objets Récupérés
              (DE) Gefundene Items  
              (ES) Objetos resccatados del mar
              (IT) Oggetti recuperati

Salvaged items are kept in the blue Item Box (Footlocker) on the rear deck of
the Gabbiano which is unlocked when you find the first treasure. This list of
items goes in the same order as the contents of the locker reading each frame
from left to right, top to bottom. 

- <S5/4> means the fourth item on frame 5 of the Item Box

Information here includes the in-game description and, where possible, the 
location. 

There are two sorts of treasure:


Shiny items
-----------
          
              These give off a white glow that can be seen from a distance.
              They are always found in the same location (though some need to
              be unlocked first).

              Precise locations are given here for all shiny treasures.


Non-shiny items
---------------

              These are found under normal fishy glows, they cannot be seen
              from a distance. Each item always appears on the same map, but
              can be found anywhere on that map and may be found multiple times
              in multiple places. They do not all seem to exist to be found
              from the start of the game, but are somehow unlocked during the
              game and perhaps not always in the same sequence.


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[12.A] Treasure-hunting Guide
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


What triggers non-shiny treasures?
----------------------------------

   We do not know what triggers these treasures. There have been several
   suggestions:
     - purely random
     - time-related: to days, seasons, phases of the moon or game-time
     - mission-related: to photography or guided dives

   None of these on its own stands up to much experimentation, so at present
   this is very much an open question.


Beware of superstitions
-----------------------               

   I should first explain that treasure-hunting techniques are very susceptible
   to 'suspicious pigeon syndrome' - the tendency to ascribe random occurrences
   to your own acts ... 

   (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B.F._Skinner#Superstition_in_the_pigeon)

   ... it is very easy to think you have found a pattern when no such pattern
   exists. Theories often fold completely when subjected to objective testing
   by somebody else.


How to find non-shiny treasures (co-authored with Alwaysbe8)
------------------------------- 

   That said, there is one approach that is worth describing here because it
   was used successfully by margaret_e (the first person known to me to
   complete the game) and successfully followed by alwaysbe8 (the first North
   American known to me to complete the game) and waltmck (third overall).

   As, at the time I am writing this, *only* these three gamefaqs posters
   have convincingly claimed completion, the technique has pretty strong
   credentials. It seems to be working for me too.

   1) pick an area to search

      Ki Tsuo Promenade/The Dancing Stage of Kua Tua is a popular spot on the
      main map as it is enclosed and relatively easy to search

      The first cave in the Caves, the Graveyard/Whalebone Chasm, the area
      below the Pirate Ship and the sand around the Ruins are good too.

      Note: this is largely to do with convenience of searching, the treasures
      *can* be found in other places - any other places.

   2) keep the glow fish happy

      When you find fish under a glow, pet them, feed them, do whatever it
      takes to make them sparkle

   3) if you find a shell, keep looking

      Feed the fish and carry on with your search

      If you are in Ki Tsuo Promenade/The Dancing Stage of Kua Tua it is worth
      checking out the Secret Lake as well.   

   4) if you find a treasure you already have, STOP

      Feed the fish first, and surface immediately, then dive straight back
      down again and search

   5) if you search and find nothing, surface and start again

   6) if that doesn't seem to be working, save your game, quit and then start
      again.

   This seems to encourage treasures to cycle round, and to show up earlier in
   the dive. It does not *guarantee* you will find a new one but it does seem
   to significantly improve your chances.  


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
[12.B] Distribution of treasures
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

This table summarises where each of the treasures are found (I have used
generic names here so this applies to both EU and NA versions)

   .--------------------------------------------------------------------.
   |         |                    |                     |       |       |
   |  Map    |     Shiny          |      Not shiny      | Total | Total |
   |         |                    |                     | Items | Parts |
   +---------+--------------------+---------------------+-------+-------+
   |Main map | 10 ITEMS, 19 PARTS | 13 ITEMS            |   23  |   32  |
   |         |                    |                     |       |       |
   |         |   Medal            |    Shell 1          |       |       |
   |         |   Storyboard (x4)  |    Shell 2          |       |       |
   |         |   Mirror (x4)      |    Lighter          |       |       |
   |         |   Compass (x4)     |    Robot            |       |       |
   |         | * Watch            |    Coins            |       |       |
   |         |   Necklace         |    Cup              |       |       |
   |         |   Tiara            |    Fork             |       |       |
   |         |   Picture Frame    |    Bottle           |       |       |
   |         |   Cassette         |    Pen              |       |       |
   |         | * Bracelet         |    Harmonica        |       |       |
   |         |                    |    Drinks Can       |       |       |
   |         |                    |    Glass Buoy       |       |       |
   |         |                    |    Wineglass        |       |       |
   +---------+--------------------+---------------------+-------+-------+
   |Caves    | 2 ITEMS, 5 PARTS   |  4 ITEMS            |    6  |    9  |
   |         |                    |                     |       |       |
   |         |   Pottery (x4)     |    Shell (Fossil)   |       |       |
   |         |   Sphere/Pearl     |    Amber            |       |       |
   |         |                    |    Arrowhead        |       |       |
   |         |                    |    Lure             |       |       |
   +---------+--------------------+---------------------+-------+-------+
   |Abyss    | 2 ITEMS, 8 PARTS   |  4 ITEMS            |    6  |   12  |
   |         |                    |                     |       |       |
   |         |   Coral (x4)       |    Shell            |       |       |
   |         |   Fossil (x4)      |    Amethyst         |       |       |
   |         |                    |    Mask             |       |       |
   |         |                    |    Ammonite         |       |       |
   +---------+--------------------+---------------------+-------+-------+
   |Ruins    | 3 ITEMS, 9 PARTS   |  3 ITEMS            |    6  |   12  |
   |         |                    |                     |       |       |
   |         |   Idol (x4)        |    Shell            |       |       |
   |         |   Nephrite (x4)    |    Seal             |       |       |
   |         | * Beads/Jewel      |    Carving          |       |       |
   +---------+--------------------+---------------------+-------+-------+
   |Wrecks   | 2 ITEMS, 8 PARTS   |  4 ITEMS            |    6  |   12  |
   |         |                    |                     |       |       |
   |         |   Statue (x4)      |    Shell            |       |       |
   |         |   Plate (x4)       |    Plane            |       |       |
   |         |                    |    Brooch           |       |       |
   |         |                    |    Gold             |       |       |
   +---------+--------------------+---------------------+-------+-------+
   | TOTAL   |19 ITEMS, 49 PARTS  | 28 ITEMS            |   47  |   77  |
   |         |                    |                     |       |       |
   '---------+--------------------+---------------------+-------+-------'  



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[12.1] Salvaged Items - Frame 1
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1.  <S1/1>  Dolphin Medal (shines)
----------------------------------

              (FR) Médaille du dauphin
              (DE) Delfinmedaile
              (ES) Medalla de oro con delfin
              (IT) Medaglia del delfino

Description: "A commemorative gold medal with a dolphin and bay leaf motif,
              reading '16th Drift Race Champion'"

        (NA) "A medal engraved with a dolphin and a laurel leaf. It bears
              the inscription '16th Annual Drift Dive Champion.'"

Location:    Main map/Blue Hall(Blue Holes) (L2(8,2),18m,59ft) 
               on top of a table coral

Unlocks:     Plot - attracts the dolphin which is essential to the story. 

             Also a hint about the tidal flows: as the Wild Channel is the best
             spot for drift diving, it seems likely that the medal was dropped
             there and taken by the tide into the Blue Hall (Blue Holes).  


2.  <S1/2>  Ancient Bronze Mirror (Whale-God Mirror) (shines)
-------------------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Whale-God Mirror 
              (FR) Miroir en bronze
              (DE) Bronzespiegel 
              (ES) Espejo de la ballena sagrada
              (IT) Specchio della balena sacra

Description: "A bronze mirror depicting an image of the legendary white whale.
              Not unlike 3rd century Japanese mirrors."

        (NA) "An old bronze mirror featuring a legendary whale god of the
              region." 

Locations:    Main map in four Bronze Mirror Fragments (Mirror fragments):

              - south of Blue Hall/Blue Holes (L3(5,5),10m,32ft) 
                  on coral rock in centre

              - E Maurai Hollow/Malalapa Hollow (D2(9,9),11m,36ft)
                  on sand in inlet

              - Coral Forest (K1(4,0),15m,49ft) 
                  inside Rowa's Jewel Box/The Gem Chest of Loa

              - southwest of Green Garden (E3(0,7),17m,55ft) 
                  on rock near pink coral

Catherine:   "Looks like you've found all the Bronze Mirror Fragments.  Let's
              put this thing back together and take a look.

              It seems to be east Asian, and probably for religious services.
              Judging by the shape, it could be of Japanese origin. The
              engraved whale likeness resembles that of the legends. It could
              even be a 3rd century ancient bronze mirror.  

              But why would a Japanese artifact like this be here?

              There are legends in Manaurai about sacred whales.  Creatures
              revered by the locals since days of old.  Blue whales, the
              largest creatures on earth appear in these legends from time to
              time.  

              Where were they seen?  Well, with a body as large as that,
              certainly not in the shallow sea that surrounds the islands. 
              Maybe you should look for an area facing the open sea."

       (NA)  "You found all the pieces of the mirror. I’ll start working on it
              right away.

              This is an ancient mirror used for festivals in eastern Asia. By
              the look of it, it appears to be of Japanese origin. The etching
              is a representation of a big whale deity. I think we’ve got
              ourselves a whale-god mirror.

              Weird... How did a Japanese mirror wind up all the way out here?

              You know, there’s a Pelago legend about a whale god. The story
              has been around in one form or another forever. We do see blue
              whales around here from time to time. I guess that’s where the
              legend comes from.

              What, you want to find a blue whale? Hmmmmm... Lemme think...
              They’re too big to approach the islands and reefs... So I’d say
              the edge of the open ocean is your best bet."

Unlocks:      Creature hint, to look for blue whales near the open ocean.


3.  <S1/3>  Pirate's Compass (Pirate Compass) (shines)
------------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Pirate Compass 
              (FR) Boussole des pirates
              (DE) Piratenkompass
              (ES) Brújuia de pirate
              (IT) Bussola del Pirati

Description: "A message in ancient lettering says: We're born of the sea, to it
              we return. <<E-5,H-6,E-9>>"

        (NA) "A compass with a message. It says 'On seas we live. On seas
              we die.' -- E-5, H-6, E-9 --"

Locations:    Main map in four Compass Pieces:

              - Secret Lake (J9(8,7),11m,36ft) 
                  on the sand near central rock

              - Lagoon (M1(6,4),5m,16ft) 
                  on sand between corals

              - Taganuah Bay/Tanganua Bay (H1(2,2),1m,3ft)
                  on the beach

              - West of Marige Atoll/Mo'ia Atoll (B8(3,7),4m,13ft)
                  on rock just where it falls away to the sea 

Catherine:   "Looks like you've found all the Compass Pieces.  Let's put this
              thing back together and take a look.

              It seems to be an old nautical compass, with Chinese-influenced
              designs on it.  I'd say it's an 18th century European piece. 
              What's this?  There's a latin inscription and a map. I'll have a
              read through.  
                    
              - We're born of the sea -
              - To it we return - 
              - Years filled by the tide -
              - Of lands which we yearn -
              - To Whale Island we head - 
              - To home we return - 
              - Triumphant are we -
              - 3 stars, see them burn - 
              
              It doesn't make much sense. But the map, it looks like part of
              Manaurai, and the 3 stars marked on it correspond with <<E-5>>
              <<H-6>> <<E-9>> on our map!  What could they possibly represent?"

       (NA)  "Hey, nice! You found all the compass parts! I’ll start fixing it
              right away.

              This is an old navigational compass. The design has a lot of
              Chinese influences, but I’m pretty sure this is 18th-century
              European. Hey! I think there’s a map on this! And some Latin,
              too. Lemme see... Lemme think about it for a bit. Maybe I can
              figure it out.

              - On seas we live –
              - On seas we die –
              - The tide does swell –
              - As years go by –
              - The whale isle calls –
              - And so we roam –
              - Three stars we have –
              - To guide us home –

              ...Huh. I have no idea what that means. But look at this image
              here... It looks like Manoa Lai. There are three star marks here.
              Let’s see... On our map they would be at <E-5>, <H-6>, and <E-9>.
              I wonder what these mean."

Unlocks:      Co-ordinates of the Pirate Ship. Not the Pirate Ship itself,
              which is only unlocked by uncovering 60% of the map.


4.  <S1/4>  Storyboard (shines)
-------------------------------

              (FR) Gravure sur bois
              (DE) Gesichtstafel
              (ES) Table Tallada
              (IT) Tavoletta

Description: "Carved wooden board with a story telling an old Paoul Republic
              story. It shows a woman holding a fruit."

        (NA) "A wooden board with an ancient tale from the Pelago
              Commonwealth. On it, a woman reaches for a piece of fruit."

Location:     Main map in four Storyboard Pieces (Storyboard Fragments): 

              - Green Garden (E1(9,1),10m,32ft) 
                  in the passageway to the sea

              - Deep Valley (F6,(8,9),38m,125ft)
                  at the tip of the Abyss

              - Ancestral Reef/Ancestor Reef (K7(2,4),15m,49ft)
                  on the sand in the centre

              - Den of Spirits/Spirit House (H3(7,4),25m,82ft)
                  next to coral rock

Catherine:   "Looks like you've found all the Storyboard Pieces.  Let's put 
              this thing back together and take a look.

              It's a piece of traditional Paoul folk craft, that has been
              carved out of mahogany.  It shows a myth that was told across
              neighbouring islands. 

              When it comes to myths and legends, Douglas knows it all. I
              wonder what kind of tale it tells. I'll get in touch with him as
              soon as I can!"  

      (NA)   "Oh, cool! You found all the storyboard pieces! I’m a total craft
              hound. I can put this together in no time.

              Storyboards like this are traditional folk art of the Pelago
              Commonwealth. It’s how old stories and myths are passed through
              the generations. They’re usually carved out of hardwoods.

              You know, Doug knows even more than I do about this stuff... I
              bet he could tell us about the story on this piece. Next time we
              talk, I’ll ask him about it."

Unlocks:      Backstory/Mythology - by email from Douglas

             "Catherine told me you found a storyboard.  It may be from a 
              Paoul myth called 'The Judgement Fruit'.  It goes a bit like 
              this...

              Once, on a small island, a mysterious tree grew.  Its fruit was 
              highly sought after so the people worked to protect it.  

              One day, the king of a larger island invaded and killed all the
              people. He brought back the fruit to his queen, who devoured it
              greedily.

              Suddenly, it began to rain heavily. It continued for over a year,
              and the island sank into the ocean. It is said that the fruit was
              cursed.

              I guess it must have some kind of moral."

      (NA)   "Hey sea kids! Kat told me about the storyboard. It shows a Pelago
              legend called Fruit of Judgment. Here it is:

              Long ago there was a tiny island with a tree that bore sweet
              fruit.

              One day the island was invaded by a large island kingdom. The
              empress of this kingdom was envious of the tree, so she killed
              the islanders, stole the fruit, and ate it all.

              But as soon as she did, the skies darkened and the rains began.
              The rain continued for a whole year, and the entire kingdom sunk
              under the sea. The people of the little island believe the stolen
              fruit was cursed.

              Creepy!"


5.  <S1/5>  Flame-patterned Vessel (Patterned Pottery) (shines)
---------------------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Patterned Pottery 
              (FR) Poterie de flammes
              (DE) Flammenmustergefäß
              (ES) Vasija decorada con llamas
              (IT) Vaso con motivo a fiamme

Description: "Flames, or maybe water, adorn this item. It dates back between
              2,000 and 10,000 years."

        (NA) "Pottery covered in images of either flames or flowing water. It
              is between 2,000 and 10,000 years old."

Locations:    Great Aqua Caves in four Earthenware Pieces (Pottery shards): 

              - Great Column (H3(7,6),18m,59ft)
                  on the ground between some stalagmites

              - Great Aqua Cave (first room) (G3(3,1),20m,65ft)
                  on the ground

              - Tunnel (G7(2,4),30m,98ft)
                  on the ground at the lower dead end (two dead ends overlap
                  here at different depths, make sure you have the right one)

              - Cascade Pool/Rim Pool (E7(0,9),13m,43ft)
                  in a cleft under the wall

Catherine:   "Looks like you've found an Earthenware Piece.  Can't believe 
              you found an item like this in a limestone cave!  You may have 
              stumbled on a very significant object.

              I'd better let Mr Tollman see it, he's well known and has friends
              in the right places, I'm sure he can put us in touch with someone
              who can help."

        (NA) "Well, look at you! You found a patterned pottery shard. How the
              heck did this wind up in an underwater cave? This could be a
              major find!

              I guess I’ll tell Thorman about it. He’s got connections, if you
              know what I mean. He’ll be able to put us in contact with the
              right people."

Takahishi:   "My name is Takahashi, and I work for the National Museum of 
              Ethnology in Japan.  Mr Tollman was kind enough to inform me that
              fragments of an earthenware vessel with flame patterns had been 
              found in Manaurai in an underwater cavern.

              Flame-patterned vessels were produced mainly in Japan some 
              4000-5000 years ago.  I am intrigued that such an artifact was
              found in a cavern in the South Pacific.  This may be evidence of
              a mass-migration of the people of the Pacific Rim.  If you find 
              any other fragments, please allow me to assist in their 
              analysis."

        (NA) "Hello. Nice to meet you. My name is Norisuke Takahashi, and I
              work at the museum of ethnology in Japan. Mr. Thorman contacted
              me about the pottery shard you found in the limestone cave.

              The shard in question is of Japanese origin, and is between 4,000
              and 5,000 years old. Of course, how it came to be in a South
              Pacific cave is something of a mystery. Perhaps it’s a clue to
              the migration patterns of early Pacific Rim islanders?

              If you find other pieces like that, I would very much like to
              know.

              Thank you."

Catherine:   "Looks like you've found all the Earthenware Pieces.  Let's put
              this thing back together and take a look. 

              I believe it's a piece from the Japanese Jomon period.  Often
              referred to as 'flame-patterned', others call it 'water flow'
              instead as it also resembles a surge of water.  Strange,
              considering fire and water are opposites.  Don't you think the
              description is a little ambiguous?   

              Someone I know is particularly interested in this kind of find,
              I'll get in touch right away.  They're bound to like this." 

        (NA) "Looks like you have all the patterned pottery shards. Give me a
              bit and I’ll repair it.

              I know this design. It was made in Japan during the Jomon period.
              The pattern is really cool. It could be fire, but it could also
              be water. ...That’s funny. Yeah, it looks almost like some kind
              of flaming tidal swell. Fire and water, together again! Hee hee!

              Hey, I know a guy who’s really into stuff like this. I’ll drop
              him a line. He can probably tell us more."

Takahishi:   "This is Takahashi from the National Museum of Ethnology in Japan.
              I hear you have gathered more fragments of the flame-patterned
              vessel.  Viewing the pictures of the fragments, I can tell this
              is an important find.  This vessel closely resembles those made
              in the south of the Chiba region of Japan.

              Many of the remains in Chiba show evidence of South Pacific 
              influence.  I believe that 10,000 years ago, Chiba and Manaurai
              may have had some kind of interaction and I want to research this
              further.  As a token of my appreciation, I include a small gift."
 
        (NA) "Good morning. this is Takahashi again. From the ethnology museum?
              I heard that you collected more pottery pieces!

              The new pottery is similar to that of the Japanese Chiba
              prefecture. However, upon further review, we found subtle signs
              of additional South Pacific cultural influences. This leads us to
              believe that there may have been an exchange of communications
              and cultures between Manoa Lai and Japan over 10,000 years ago.
              If true, this is big news indeed!

              Thank you very much for your assistance. I’ve attached a little
              gift to this email. Enjoy!"

Unlocks:      a new diving suit, the
              - Burning heat suit (Aquatic Fire Trunks) (Male), or
              - Twinkle suit (Milky Way Bikini) (Female)


6.  <S1/6>  Sphere of Manaurai (Iron Pearl of Manoa Lai) (shines)
-----------------------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Iron Pearl of Manoa Lai 
              (FR) Sphère métallique
              (DE) Perle von Manaurai
              (ES) Esfera de Manaurai
              (IT) Sfara di Manaurai

Description: "Found in a limestone cave, this metallic orb has ancient writing
              on it, but its usage is unknown."

        (NA) "A mysterious metal sphere that was found in an underwater
              cavern. The surface is carved with ancient Writings."

Location:     Great Aqua Caves/White Room (E4(2,3),11m,36ft) 
                on the central pedestal

Catherine:   "You've found the Sphere of Manaurai.  It appears to be a
              metallic, man-made object, yet remains unblemished even after all
              this time underwater.  It's so intricately detailed, and
              virtually flawless in shape.  The people of ancient Paoul didn't
              possess ironware or writing making the origin of this an even 
              greater mystery.

              Did you know, objects of an undetermined origin like this are
              referred to as ooparts, or "Out Of Place Artifacts"?  It'll 
              definitely make a worthy donation to a museum."

        (NA) "You found the Iron Pearl of Manoa Lai. This is made out of metal,
              huh? Considering you found it in the ocean, it’s in remarkably
              good shape. It’s so weird... How did they get it so perfectly
              round back then? I didn’t think ancient Pelagoans had iron or a
              written language. This thing is going to blow some archaeological
              MINDS!

              You know, when people find something like this in a weird place
              ... They call it OOPArt. It stands for 'out-of-place artifact.' 
              Let’s keep this safe until we can get it to a museum."

Unlocks:      Needed to complete the Caves.

              Note that there is no way of reading the inscription even if you
              collect the Nephrite Inscription (Inscribed Nephrite) fist.   


7.  <S1/7>  Intriguing Idol (Deity Idol) (shines)
-------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Deity Idol 
              (FR) Statuette sacré
              (DE) Banshinstatue
              (ES) Estatua misteriosa
              (IT) Statua di divinità esterna

Description: "An unusually-shaped earthen figure of unknown origin. It gives off
              a strange feeling of foreboding..."

        (NA) "A figure representing a mysterious, grotesque deity. It exudes a
              dark and ominous air."

Locations:    Ruins of Marige Atoll/Ruins of Mo'ia Atoll in four Statue Pieces
              (Deity Idol Pieces):

              - 'Hallway' (E3(6,6),19m,62ft) 
                  in a hole in the wall

              - Room of Oracles (E6(6,7),21m,68ft)
                  on the floor

              - north of the Ruins (I2(4,7),27m,88ft)
                  in a narrow gap between two flat rocks
              
              - 'Archways' (I3(8,2),14m,46ft)
                  on the roof between two stone balls

Emails:       Each fragment, and assembly of the whole item, triggers an email
              from the Unknown Sender (404 ERROR Sender Unknown)

        (EU)-"Email: Get rid of it or else...

              It appears you have found a piece of a statue. I warn you that
              you must dispose of it immediately.  Heed these words if you want
              to escape the ancient curse that has been placed upon this
              object. The statue contains the spirit of an evil god from the
              Paleolithic era. Delve too deep into this matter and your hair
              will turn white with fear. 

              You want to know who I am? That is of absolutely no importance."

            -"Email: You can still make it...

              So you possess another piece of the statue. Act now and you may
              still have time to save yourself.  Escape before his eyes lock on
              to you. You would do well to affix silver foil to the four walls
              of the room.  Your hair will turn white with fear.
 
              You want to know who I am? That is of absolutely no importance."

            -"Email: Watch your back!

              So you possess another piece of the statue...  You are not safe
              from its terrible curse.  It may already be too late for you to
              save yourself. Watch your back!  Your hair will turn white from
              fear.

              You want to know who I am? That is of absolutely no importance."

            -"Email: Hearing voices?

              So you possess another piece of the statue. Can you hear its
              spine-chilling voice calling you?  It is a voice emanating from
              the darkest depths.  It is the voice of an evil god that curses
              all living things. Your hair will turn white from fear.

              You want to know who I am? That is of absolutely no importance."

            -"Email: This is the end...

              It appears you have restored the statue.  But I have bad news for
              you - it is already far too late!  Your hair will turn white from
              fear. 

              Wait...  What's happening...?  It wasn't just me who was watching
              ...  He is coming for me again...  This may be the end...  There
              is something...  From the window..."

        (NA)-"Email: Beware!

              We know you found the idol. This is your only warning. GET RID OF
              IT! That idol is cursed by an ancient evil, a remnant of the dark
              god that ruled during Paleolithic times.

              Look within it... Feel the fear... A fear so intense it will turn
              your hair WHITE!

              You ask who I am? It is of no matter. Destroy the idol... Before
              it destroys YOU!"

            -"Email: TIME GROWS NIGH!

              We know you found the idol. You still have time. You must escape
              before He finds you! Hang silver sheets on every wall of your
              room.

              This is no joke. The fear is real. The fear is VERY REAL

              You ask who I am? It is of no matter. Just do as I say!"

            -"Email: BEWARE THE HORROR!

              So you found the idol? Then woe, woe, WOE unto you. His curse is
              after you. His curse may already be IN you.

              Your palms will sweat! Your eyes will shake! The unstoppable
              terror within will turn your hair whiter than white!

              You ask who I am? It is of no matter... It is of no matter."

            -"Email: HE IS COMING!

              So you found the idol... Have you heard His voice yet? It’s the
              voice of darkness. The voice of terror. The voice of madness
              itself!

              The terror will spread to all living beings. The terror will
              devour you and turn your hair whiter than white!

              So who am I? ... That’s not important."

            -"Email: THE END IS HERE!

              The idol has been recovered. But you are too late! You will taste
              the terror and your hair will go white!

              ..Ooooooo...this is no good.

              THIS IS NO GOOD!

              Shhhhhhhhh...

              He’s watching us. Watching BOTH of us.

              Wait... He’s here! Help me! Help me plea"

Catherine:   "Looks like you've found all the Statue Pieces.  Let's put this
              thing back together. 

              and ... there's something I don't like about this artifact, like
              something bad will happen if I reassemble it. Oh well, let's do
              it anyway!

              It's a very rare clay figure, the kind you don't often see.
              Swirling patterns have been carved into the entire body, possibly
              resembling tattoos which are commonplace in cultures around the
              Pacific rim.  The figure is in the shape of a 'Banshin',
              literally meaning 'foreign god', or 'god from another world'. 
              There's definitely something I don't like about this..."

        (NA) "Oh. You found all the pieces of the deity idol. ...Great. Sorry,
              I’d usually be excited about something like this, buuuuut...
              Yeah. Actually it’s just really creeping me out. Have you noticed
              weird things happening since we found it? Never mind. I’m being
              dumb. I’ll repair it.

              The statue is really, really old. See all these little swirls
              carved on it? I bet those are supposed to represent tattoos.
              Tattoos are a common practice in many South Pacific cultures. But
              tattooed deities were usually from foreign cultures. In fact, in
              Pelago, we sometimes call these deities 'outsiders.'

              Yeah, OK. I’m completely freaked out now. Thanks a lot!"

The Curse:    "Child of Hin and Joan
               A spell on Wahga thrown
               Crime of impure blood
               The sleeping one - atone"

        (NA)  "...Children of Hin and Hoan...
               ...There is a curse upon us...
               ...There is punishment in store...
               ...You must atone to The Sleeper..."

Unlocks:      five new hairstyles, one for each piece and one for assembling:

              EU Male  : Mild, Modern, Long, Normal, and then Mixed Platinum
              EU Female: Mild, Modern, Chic, Loose, and then Simple Platinum
              NA Male  : Simple, Modern, Sloppy, Noble, and then Hardcore White
              NA Female: Cute, Perky, Stoic, Sleepy, and then Smart White 

              As to whether the curse has any further effect, I dare not tell
              you - my hair will turn white with fear.   

 
8.  <S1/8>  Nephrite Inscription (Inscribed Nephrite) (shines)
-------------------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Inscribed Nephrite 
              (FR) Epitaphe de jade
              (DE) Jadetafel
              (ES) Piedra con inscripciones
              (IT) Stele in nefrite

Description: "Upon closer inspection of this nephrite-made item, the words seem
              to differ from top to bottom."

        (NA) "A tablet inscribed in old, arcane script. Closer inspection
              reveals two different languages on it."

Locations:    Ruins of Marige Atoll/Manoa Lai Atoll in four Inscription Pieces:

              - 'Prince's Room' (H7(6,2),22m,72ft)
                  on the floor

              - 'Prince's Room' (H7(5,4),22m,72ft)
                  on the floor

              - Central Hall (H5(0,3),27m,88ft)
                  on the floor  

              - Inside the Ruins (E4(4,2),21m,68ft)
                  on the floor in a short dead end

Catherine:   "Looks like you've found all the Inscription Pieces.  Let's put
              this thing back together and take a look.

              Wow, this is an exquisite stone artifact!  It looks like it was
              from New Zealand originally ...  and made from highly-polished
              greenstone.  There's something written on the surface, but
              something's out of place.

              I know someone who might be able to shed some light.  I'll
              contact an archaeology professor I know right away."

        (NA) "Look at that. You found all the pieces of inscribed nephrite.
              Give me a hammer and I’ll take a whack! ...Just kidding.

              This is sooooo pretty! They have a lot of nephrite in New
              Zealand. It’s a highly prized and sought-after stone. Did you see
              this writing on the back? I can’t read it, but...yeah. It makes
              me a little bit uneasy.

              I think we should get an academic opinion on this. I know an
              archaeologist I can get in touch with."

Mueller:     "Email: Secrets in the Inscription

              Regarding the inscription in nephrite, I believe this to be a 
              very significant find which could give a great boost to 
              archaeology in the South Pacific.  Presently, I am still trying 
              to decipher the inscription.  The process will be sped up, the 
              more information we gather about stones from ancient ruins.  
              Please wait a little longer for more news."

        (NA) "Email: Inscriptions

              I wanted to let you know that the nephrite inscription that you
              found is a very significant relic. This piece might well provide
              a boost for archaeology in the whole of the South Pacific!

              Please give us some time to fully decipher the language. Without
              more information, it could be a bit of a slow process. However,
              we’ll provide you with updates shortly."

Mueller:      Once all six stones have been found and analysed, the professor
              gets in touch again:

             "Email:  Deciphered Manaurai Script

              Great news!  We succeeded in our analysis of the nephrite 
              inscription, allowing us to decipher the script used in the
              ruins. It is written in two separate languages, but means the
              same in both. Half is written in ancient Manaurai script. The
              other half is in the carved symbols, or petroglyphs, of ancient
              Paoul, which we can already comprehend.  Using these petroglyphs,
              we can decipher the Manaurai script.  I'll make a report of the 
              language's script and grammar, which will allow you to decipher
              it freely."

        (NA) "Email: Manoa Lai Script Decoding Complete!

              Good news! We finished work on the nephrite inscriptions and have
              decoded the script from the Mo’ia Atoll Ruins.

              The piece contains two identical sentences written in a different
              language. The first is an ancient and unfamiliar Manoa Lai
              tongue, but the second is an older Pelago language that we
              recognize. We used this information to translate the older
              script.

              We’ve prepared a full report on characters, grammar, and
              vocabulary of the older Manoa Lai language. Though limited, it
              should allow for basic translations.

              Happy reading!"

Catherine:   "Prof Mueller seems to have had some success with the writing.
              Well, no time like the present, let's get our heads round the 
              huge amount of text the good professor sent us!

              ...

              That wasn't so bad, was it.  Hopefully, now we'll be able to
              decipher the ancient text!" 

        (NA) "Dr. Mueller managed to decode the ancient writing! You know what
              that means? That means it’s time to bone up on your ancient
              languages. So start studying!

              ...

              Nice going, bookworm. Now you should be able to read the ancient
              writing."

Unlocks:     "You can now read Ancient Manaurai Language"

        (NA) "You learned how to read ancient Manoa Lai writings."


              If you visit the stones again, you will be able to read them.
              Well, parts of them, as the stones are pretty worn and your
              knowledge fairly skimpy. For more about the stones, check out
              the Locations section 9.6, but here's the translation:
 
             "..the bracelet passed to the white ones who obey the prince..
              ..the treasure passed to the black ones who obey the princess..
              ..seven tribes under the white king. The flood comes forth..
              ..the king stands firm against the God and his flood..
              ..eternal sleep covers the earth. The kingdoms fate is decided..
              ..he falls with his city. A new kingdom springs up in the west.."

        (NA) "Eternal sleep covers the earth.
                These are our kingdom’s final days.
              The anger of ancient ones brought flood
                to the white king of the seven tribes
              Final days. The king gave a bracelet to the
                white one and ordered him to follow the prince.
              Final days. The king gave a gem to the dark
                one and ordered him to follow the prince.
              The king, proof in hand, fought the flood
                god with the storm god by his side.
              The king...defeated. The city...flooded. His
                descendants built a new kingdom to the west."


9.  <S1/9>  Anomalocaris Fossil (shines)
----------------------------------------
 
              (FR) Fossile d'Anomalocaris
              (DE) Anomalocaris-Fossil
              (ES) Fósil de anomalocaris
              (IT) Fossile di Anomalocaris

Description: "These large carnivorous creatures lived during the Cambrian period
              around 540m years ago."

        (NA) "A 540,000,000-year-old fossil of a giant carnivorous arthropod
              from the Paleozoic era of the Cambrian period."

Locations:    Abyss in four Fossil Segments:

              - Secret Cave (G7(3,8),124m,406ft)
                  on the rocky floor of the tunnel

              - Crystal Cave (G3(5,3),121m,397ft)
                  on the rocky floor of the tunnel

              - Graveyard/Whalebone Chasm (F5(5,2),168m,551ft)
                  on the ground at west end of ribcage

              - 'Hydrothermal Vents' (I5(6,3),162m,531ft)
                  on ground close to a vent, only accessible at night

Catherine:   "Looks like you've found all the Fossil Segments.  Let's put this
              thing back together and take a look. Anomalocaris was a fierce
              carnivorous marine creature that came into being over 500
              million years ago as a result of the Cambrian Explosion.  Its 
              appearance is like nothing from any other era, and was laughed 
              at when first shown to scientific society.  Hard to believe this
              once existed, isn't it?

              This truly is an unprecedented event, the first fossil of its 
              type to be discovered in Manaurai.  We must take good care of 
              this piece of history." 

        (NA) "Look at you! You found all the Anomalocaris fossil pieces. Lemme
              see about putting this back together.

              The Anomalocaris is over 500 million years old. That puts it
              right about the time of the great Cambrian eruption. It was a
              carnivorous sea creature living in an era of tremendous change.
              It’s one of the most unique creatures in history. When it was
              first proposed, the academic community was skeptical. It just
              seemed like such a fantastical creature...
 
              But, whatever. That’s not important now. You know, this is
              actually the first fossil I’ve ever found here. We have to keep
              it protected and preserved."

Komodo:      "Email: Fossil Analysis Request

              My name is Nikolai Komodo, and I am a curator at the Kayah 
              National Museum.  Ms. Catherine Sunday gave me your contact 
              details.  The fossil which you recently found is most 
              interesting.  It is a fossil of a very unusual creature that 
              lived some 500 million years ago in the Cambrian Period. 

              Remains of the same creature have been found in China, the USA
              and Australia but the fossil you found is different from those
              seen previously.  I would very much like to carry out a detailed
              analysis of the fossil.  I have sent something which I hope will
              be of some use to you."

        (NA) "Fossil Survey Request

              Hello! I’m replying to a message from Katherine Sunday. My name
              is Nikolai, and I’m the head curator at the Ka’ia National
              Museum.

              I have news regarding the fossil you found. This is an extremely
              rare creature that existed over 500,000,000 years ago during the
              Cambrian Period. Such fossils have been found in the Americas,
              China and Australia, but yours has interesting characteristics
              that I haven’t seen before.

              I wonder if you would allow me to investigate the fossil further?
              Please consider this compensation for your trouble."

Unlocks:      a new diving suit, the
              - Intrepid suit (Marine Sunset Suit) (Male), or
              - Leaf green suit (Current Drift Suit) (Female)


10. <S1/10> Red Coral (shines)
------------------------------

              (FR) Corail rouge sang
              (DE) Rote Koralle
              (ES) Coral rojo
              (IT) Coralio sanguino

Description: "Scarlet-coloured coral growing deep in the ocean. Its colour,
              size and scarcity make it extremely precious."

        (NA) "A piece of deep-sea crimson coral. The shape, size, color, and
              clarity are all top-notch."

Locations:    Abyss in four Coral Pieces:

              - Fiend's Cave (D6(9,3),108m,354ft)
                  near the coral at the back of the cave

              - Fiend's Cave (D6(8,3),108m,354ft)
                  near the coral at the back of the cave

              - 'unnamed cave' (J5(0,1),156m,511ft)
                  on the floor of the cave

              - 'unnamed cave' (I6(9,9),155m,508ft)
                  on the floor of the cave

Catherine:   "Looks like you've found all the Coral Pieces.  Let's put this 
              thing back together and take a look.

              Phylum Cnidaria, class Anthozoa, coral remains a respected form
              of animal life.  When coral dies, it leaves behind hard skeletons
              which become part of coral reefs, or break down into sand or, in
              rarer cases, become precious stones like this.

              I imagine something like this is very valuable!  ... *Gulp*...
              I wonder how much you'd get if you sold it?  Just for the sake of
              it, I'll get in touch with a jeweller I know."

        (NA) "Looks like we have all the pieces of the red coral. Let’s see if
              I can reassemble this thing.

              Heh. Looks pretty boring, huh? But coral is actually an animal
              from phylum Cnidaria. When it dies, it leaves a hard frame
              behind. Those pile up on reefs and break up into beach sand.

              This is a kind of coral called jewel coral. I bet some people
              would pay a whole lot of money for it. But that would be
              disgusting. We should donate it to a museum.

              I know one of the curators at the Pelago Natural History Museum.
              He’d probably keel over if we gave this to him... Let’s do it."

The Paoul
Jewellers(EU):"Email: Red Coral

              Thank you for contacting us about the Red Coral.  This is truly
              a superb find!  We would very much like to purchase this item at
              the price we discussed.  Please confirm if this is acceptable to
              you.  As a token of our appreciation, we have sent you some of 
              the very latest diving gear."

Pelago Natural History
Museum (NA): "Email: Re: Red Coral

              Thank you for contacting us. The red coral is truly an amazing
              piece! We are thrilled that you have decided to donate it to our
              museum.

              In thanks, we have sent you a new set of swimwear. We think you
              will be very pleased with it. Thanks again!

Unlocks:      a new diving suit, the
              - Light blue suit (Sea Foam Trunks) (Male), or
              - Hibiscus suit (Hibiscus Bikini) (Female)

              It is just slightly odd that the email is addressed to Katherine
              but the gift might be male swimming trunks. Perhaps a wetsuit
              would have been better?


11. <S1/11> Golden Statue (Gold Artifact) (shines)
--------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Gold Artifact 
              (FR) Statue en or
              (DE) Goldene Statue
              (ES) Estatua dorada
              (IT) Statua dorata di Buddha Amitabha

Description: "A standing statue of Amitabha Tathagata, who offers mercy and
              paradise to all. It looks valuable."

        (NA) "A small, golden artifact. It looks quite valuable.".

Locations:    Ocean's Graveyard/Ship's Rest in four Golden Statue Pieces
              (Artifact Pieces)

              - Inside the Wreck/Inside the Navier (F4(7,3),23m,75ft)
                  up the stairs towards the prow (west end)

              - Sunken Ship/The Wreck of the Navier (H4(8,6),20m,65ft)
                  at the top tip of the broken mast

              - Debris of Crashed Plane/Fighter Wreckage (I6(2,0),40m,131ft)
                  in the fuselage on the ground
 
              - Sunken Ship/The Wreck of the Navier (F4(3,6),36m,118ft)
                  on the ground off the starboard bow 

Catherine:   "Looks like you've found all the Golden Statue Pieces.  Let's put
              this thing back together and take a look.

              This appears to be a statue of Amitabha Tathagata, a Buddha
              figure that's revered in Buddhism.  Actually, there are many
              types of these in Buddhism. Bodhisattva, is the shape of
              apprenticeship, and Myo-o is that of anger. Buddha, the highest
              rank, indicates enlightenment. Amitabha Tathagata leads the dead
              to the Buddhist's paradise, and is a very high-ranking Buddha
              indeed!  So make sure you take good care of this piece, and never
              know, it might just answer your prayers."

        (NA) "Looks like you found an artifact piece. Let me see if I can put
              it back together.

              This is really old! wow... And it’s in really good shape, too.
              But other than that, I don’t know much about old artifacts like
              this. Maybe there’s a museum that would be interested in it. I’ll
              ask around. For now, let’s keep it somewhere safe.

              You know, when I was a kid I had a statue like this. Well, kind
              of like this. Actually, it was a little bigger, And fatter.
              Actually, I don’t think it was like this one at all.

              Sorry. I’m totally rambling. I’ll stop.

              ...I wonder where I put that statue?"

Email:       "Email:  You're a Prize Winner!

              Thank you for entering the prize draw to celebrate the 5th 
              birthday of Aqua Dive magazine.  We are pleased to inform you
              that you are one of the prize winners!  You are now the lucky 
              owner of a state-of-the-art wetsuit!  

              Many congratulations!  
              Aqua Dive Editorial Team  

              [note] The address you provided was in the middle of the sea. 
              We hope this reaches you safely!"
 
        (NA) "YOU ARE A WINNER!

              Thank you for entering Diving Master’s five-year anniversary
              sweepstakes.

              We received thousands of entries, but we are pleased to declare
              you the WINNER of this fashionable new swimwear fashioned
              exclusively for Diving Master Magazine.

              Congratulations!

              Sincerely,
              Jacque Hunter
              Editor-in-Chief
              Diving Master Magazine

              Note: The address you have registered with us is based at sea.
              Delivery to this address cannot be guaranteed."

Unlocks:      a new diving suit, the
              - Mind's eye suit (Inner Eye Trunks) (Male), or
              - Striped suit (Beach Umbrella Bikini) (Female) 


12. <S1/12> Jingdezhen Plate (Chinese Porcelain) (shines)
---------------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Chinese Porcelain 
              (FR) Assiete de Jingdezhen
              (DE) Teller aus Jingdezhen
              (ES) Plato de porcelano de Jingdezhen
              (IT) Piatto Jingdezhen

Description: "A piece of Jingdezhen pottery made in 16th or 17th century China.
              A highly sought after antique item."

        (NA) "A 16th- to 17th-century porcelain dish from the Jingdezhen region
              of China. It is truly a work of art."

Locations:    Ocean's Graveyard/Ship's Rest in four Plate fragments
              (porcelain shards)

              - Sunken Ship/The Wreck of the Navier (H3(8,0),40m,131ft)
                  on ground inside large pipe at side of ship

              - Inside the wreck/Inside the Navier (H4(2,6),39m,128ft)
                  on the ground in a chickenwire enclosure

              - Sunken Ship/The Wreck of the Navier (G5(0,2),42m,137ft)
                  on the sand near tyre of plane

              - Sunken Ship/The Wreck of the Navier (I4(9,7),36m,118ft)
                  on top deck of bridge starboard side

Catherine:   "Looks like you've found all the Plate Fragments.  Let's put 
              this thing back together and take a look.

              This is a piece of world famous pottery from Jingdezhen, a city
              in the Jiangxi region of China.  The production of this pottery
              began hundreds of years ago and was prolific enough to be
              exported across Europe, Islamic countries and all over the world,
              meaning that prices and quality vary a lot.  

              This item, however, looks like it could be a valuable piece.  A
              group of antique specialists recently came to the main island, 
              so this could be a good opportunity to have it valued.  I'll 
              contact Mr Tollman to make the necessary arrangements."

        (NA) "You found all the Chinese porcelain shards? Let’s try putting
              them together.

              Wow! This is a Jingdezhen compass! Jingdezhen is a city in the
              Jiangxi province of China. The city has been producing compasses
              for hundreds of years. They were exported all over Europe and the
              Middle East. It was a big industry, and they made thousands and
              thousands of them, so the price and quality tends to jump around
              a lot. But some of them are really valuable.

              Hey, I think a group of antique experts are in Ka’ia right now. 
              We should have this examined to see if it’s a real compass or
              not! I’ll have Thorman look into it."

Alfred:      "Email:  W.F. Heaton's Collection

              The results of the experts' appraisal are in, and they are most
              surprising!  Although the Jingdezhen Plate is not in good 
              condition, it apparently has enormous historical value.  In the
              16th century, the rich European collector, William Frederick 
              Heaton, had this plate made for him by one of the most 
              celebrated craftsmen of the Ming Period.  

              Through various accidents of history, the plate passed through 
              several nobles' hands and finally disappeared without trace.  
              That is the plate you found.  You found something of real value.
              Please accept this as a reward."

        (NA) "Re: Platter Appraisal

              I have good news.

              Although in poor condition, the Jingdezhen platter is a
              historically significant find. Originally crafted by a skilled
              Chinese potter, it was later acquired by a European aristocrat
              named William Freud Hessler. His family passed it down for
              generations until it was finally lost at sea during a fierce
              storm.

              This is a truly rare find, and I think the museum will be
              thrilled to receive it. Please accept this as a token of the 
              foundation’s thanks." 

Unlocks:      a new diving suit, the
              - Sea anemone suit (Anemone Suit) (Male), or
              - Curiosity suit (Salmon Run Suit) (Female)


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[12.2] Salvaged Items - Frame 2
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13. <S2/1>  Memorable Shell (Shell of Memories)
-----------------------------------------------

              (NA) Shell of Memories
              (FR) Coquillage souvenir
              (DE) Außergewöhnliche Schnecke
              (ES) Caracola de los recuerdos
              (IT) Conchiglia memorabile

Description: "Muricidae shells come in all shapes and sizes and are covered in
              spines. Always nice to look at."

        (NA) "A beautiful murex shell. You'll never tire of looking at its
              constantly shifting colors."

Location:     Somewhere in Manaurai Sea/Manoa Lai Sea.

Unlocks:      One of the six shells that together unlock a new hairstyle:

              EU Male  : Mixed blonde
              EU Female: Simple blonde
              NA Male  : Hardcore Blond
              NA Female: Smart Blond


14. <S2/2>  Goddess Shell  (Shell of the Goddess)
-------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Shell of the Goddess 
              (FR) Coquillage de déesse
              (DE) Venusmuschel
              (ES) Concha de la diosa
              (IT) Conchiglia della dea

Description: "Elongated Giant Clam shells are often depicted in fairy tales and
              are considered objects of wonder."

        (NA) "A wondrous tridacna shell. These are often seen in images of
              fairy-tale mermaids."

Location:     Somewhere in Manaurai Sea/Manoa Lai Sea.

Unlocks:      One of the six shells that together unlock a new hairstyle:

              EU Male  : Mixed blonde
              EU Female: Simple blonde
              NA Male  : Hardcore Blond
              NA Female: Smart Blond


15. <S2/3>  Vintage Lighter 
---------------------------
 
              (FR) Briquet vintage
              (DE) Altes Feuerzeug
              (ES) Merchero antiguo
              (IT) Accendino vintage

Description: "A vintage old lighter made in 1937. A simple, yet appealing piece
              of nostalgia nonetheless."

        (NA) "A vintage oil lighter manufactured in 1937. Simple but classy."

Location:     Somewhere in Manaurai Sea/Manoa Lai Sea.


16. <S2/4>  Ancestral Statue (Ancestral Carving)
------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Ancestral Carving 
              (FR) Statuette ancestrale
              (DE) Ahnenskulptur
              (ES) Escultura ancestral
              (IT) Statuetta antica

Description: "Made from the evergreen oak wood found deep in tropical forests.
              A common item in Micronesia." 

        (NA) "A small statue of the ancestral spirit known throughout
              Micronesia. It is carved from jungle-palm wood."

Location:     Somewhere in the Ruins of Marige Atoll/Mo'ia Atoll


17. <S2/5>  Tin Toy 
-------------------

              (FR) Petit robot
              (DE) Blech Spielzeug
              (ES) Juguete de hojalata
              (IT) Giacottolo di latta

Description: "A tin toy from 1920s America. In the shape of a popular character
              at the time, a robot named 'Bot'."

        (NA) "An American tin toy from the 1920s. This robot seems to be
              styled after pulp novels of the era."

Location:     Somewhere in Manaurai Sea/Manoa Lai Sea.


18. <S2/6>  Patrick's Pocket Watch (shines)
-------------------------------------------

              (FR) Montre de gousset
              (DE) Patricks Taschenuhr
              (ES) Reloj de cadena
              (IT) Orologio di Patrick

Description: "An impressively made, silver pocket watch. The name Patrick
              Sunday is inscribed on the back."

        (NA) "An elegant silver pocket watch. The name Patrick Sunday is
              engraved on the underside."

Location:     Main map/Green Garden (F1(7,3),6m,19ft)
                near a giant clam shell

Unlocked by:  email from Douglas directing you to the Green Garden

Douglas:     "Email: Find the Green Garden

              Hey, I heard that Catherine isn't her usual self...  I might 
              have an idea of what the problem is.  I've known her since she 
              was a kid living in Paoul and I'm pretty sure she's dwelling on 
              something in her past.

              It'd be best to ask her directly about her past.  But I doubt 
              it'll be easy to get anything out of her.  You need some clue to
              get her to open up and talk.  Have you ever seen her pray facing
              the sea?  She always faces something - the Green Garden.  In the
              Green Garden you'll find a clue to opening up her heart..."

        (NA) "Email: Kat & the Green Garden

              Hey! Sorry that Kat has been acting so weird, but I guess I’m
              not surprised. I’ve known her since living in Pelago. Some
              heavy stuff went down in her past and I think it still bothers
              her.

              I’m not a shrink or anything, but maybe you should ask about her
              past. Knowing Kat, though, she probably won’t tell you much. You
              may need more info first.

              Ever notice how she stares at the ocean? She’s actually thinking
              about something called the Green Garden. Maybe that info will
              help.

              Good luck! Peace out!"                

Catherine:   "It can't be!?  That belonged to my father! You picked it up off
              the ocean floor, didn't you?  My father lost his life in the 
              waters of Manaurai chasing a dream that he was never able to 
              realise.  Since I can't keep anything hidden from you, let me 
              tell you about my purpose. As I said before, I was born here in
              Paoul.  

              There's an ancient legend here, maybe you've heard of it? It's
              about a huge white animal known as White Mother.  Said to be the
              origin of all life, its form is a giant, white whale and has 
              been sighted by many since the days of old. 20 years ago, she
              revealed herself to my father, who had chosen not to believe the
              stories surrounding the whale, concluding it was a UMA, or 
              Unidentified Mysterious Animal.  

              Bigger even than a blue whale, the planet's largest mammal, this
              whale was the most significant new species ever and so he began 
              to pursue it for scientific investigation.  But in doing so, he 
              pushed us away from normal society as he went against all that 
              the residents of Paoul held dear.  We were shunned by them and 
              left to stand alone.  

              Then one day, he just vanished in the Manaurai Sea during an 
              underwater survey.  The purpose I talk about is to do what my 
              father couldn't, to find the White Mother!  By doing so, I can
              let go of my regrets and restore my father's reputation. That's
              it, that's what I have to do.  Now if you don't mind, I'd like
              some time alone.  Thank you for listening to me..."

        (NA) "Is that... Oh my gosh... Oh my gosh... That’s Dad’s.

              He...he went into the ocean to chase his dreams and never came
              back. ...Look, I can’t... I can’t keep holding things back from
              you anymore.

              I’ll tell you about my life mission. I told you how I was born
              here in Pelago, right? Well, there’s a certain Pelago legend that
              has existed for ages. It’s about a creature called the Ancient
              Mother. The details can differ, but the stories are usually some
              kind of creation myth. People have searched for the truth behind
              the myth for ages, but...

              Twenty years ago, my father saw the Ancient Mother. ‘Course, dad
              was a realist. He didn’t think it was some kind of whale god. He
              just thought it was a UMA — an unidentified mysterious animal.
              He believed that it was a creature even bigger than the blue
              whale. Which, of course, would make it the largest animal in the
              world.

              Dad started a scientific operation to track and find the
              creature, but... But a lot of Pelagoans are superstitious about
              the Ancient Mother. They were outraged that Dad would dare to
              search for her. They hated us for it.

              And then one day Dad just...vanished. He was taken by the Manoa
              Lai Sea. My life mission is to finish his work! I’m going to find
              the Ancient Mother. I’ll clear his name and make sure the world
              knows what he accomplished!

              So you can either help or...or...or not! ...And then I don’t know
              what I’ll do. ...Sorry. That must all sound crazy. Thanks for
              listening."

Unlocks:      Plot - inspires Catherine to search for the white whale 


19. <S2/7>  Wine Glass (Hand-cut Glass)
---------------------------------------

              (NA) Hand-cut Glass
              (FR) Verre à vin
              (DE) Weinglas
              (ES) Copa de vino
              (IT) Bicciere fatto a mano

Description: "A late 18th century British-made wine tasting glass. It bears the
              mark of a master craftsman"

        (NA) "A glass made in England at the end of the 18th century. This rare
              item was hand cut by a glass artisan."

Location:     Somewhere in Manaurai Sea/Manoa Lai Sea.


20. <S2/8>  A Shark-tooth Necklace (Shark Tooth Necklace) (shines)
------------------------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Shark Tooth Necklace
              (FR) Dent de requin
              (DE) Haizahnkette
              (ES) Colgante de diente de liburón
              (IT) Collona con dente di squalo

Description: "Made with the teeth of the Great White shark, which is revered as
              the king of the ocean by natives here."

        (NA) "A necklace made of a shark's tooth. It is roughly 500 years old."

Location:     Main map/Knives Reef(Comb Reef) (D5(1,9),12m,39ft)
                on the sand at the end of an inlet

Catherine:   "That looks like a pretty rare item you've found. I think it's
              a shark-tooth necklace. The shark is a revered animal in many 
              South Pacific countries, and it's the same here in Paoul too.  
              Their ferocity and toughness is often admired, especially by 
              soldiers.  

              The most noted example is the God of Violence and Death who had
              the form of Magu Tapah, a giant great white. From the size of 
              that tooth, it must have been huge, possibly even something 
              nearing the size of Magu Tapah. Perhaps it'll bring you luck if
              you wear it?"

        (NA) "Oh, look! That’s a pretty rare find! It’s a shark tooth necklace!

              Many cultures in the South Pacific regard sharks as mystical
              creatures. And the Pelago Commonwealth is no different. Sharks
              are strong, ferocious animals that seemingly fear nothing. Those
              qualities were greatly admired by warriors.

              Many ancient people assumed their deities took the form of
              sharks. They were usually considered to be the gods of death and
              violence. I think that tooth is from a great white shark.

              Wow, you found something connected to Magu Tapa, huh? Perhaps you
              could wear it as a good-luck charm or something.

Unlocks:      the legendary Magu Tapah, the giant Great White Shark and god of
              violence and death in the Ocean's Graveyard/Ship's Rest.

 
21. <S2/9>  Elusive Napoleon Coin (Rare Ancient Coins)
------------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Rare Ancient Coins
              (FR) Napoléons légendaires
              (DE) Napoleonische Münzen
              (ES) Monedas con le figura de Napoleón
              (IT) Collezione di monete

Description: "Minted in 19th century Holland, the coins' rarity value made
              collectors refer to them as 'Elusive'."

        (NA) "19th-century Dutch coins known as "phantoms" because of their
              rare and valuable nature."

Location:     Somewhere in Manaurai Sea/Manoa Lai Sea.


22. <S2/10> Antique Cup (Porcelain Cup)
---------------------------------------

              (NA) Porcelain Cup
              (FR) Tasse en porcelaine
              (DE) Porzellantasse
              (ES) Taza de porcelana
              (IT) Tazza di porcellana

Description: "A small, yet splendidly decorated porcelain cup. The decorative
              emblem indicates its German origin."

        (NA) "A delicately decorated porcelain cup. The crossed-sword potter's
              mark proves it is true Meissen porcelain."

Location:     Somewhere in Manaurai Sea/Manoa Lai Sea.


23. <S2/11> Silver Fork 
-----------------------

              (FR) Fourchette en argent
              (DE) Sterlinggabel
              (ES) Tenedor de plata
              (IT) Forchetta in argento

Description: "A silver fork with a decorative pattern embossed onto the hilt. It
              remains in remarkable condition."

        (NA) "A silver fork with a lovely handle. An antique in such fine
              condition would have considerable value."

Location:     Somewhere in Manaurai Sea/Manoa Lai Sea.


24. <S2/12> Glass Perfume Bottle (Perfume Bottle)
-------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Perfume Bottle
              (FR) Flocon de parfum
              (DE) Parfümflasche
              (ES) Frasco de perfume
              (IT) Boccetta in vetro

Description: "A colourful 19th century molded glass bottle made in America.
              Gothic styling and decadent."

        (NA) "A colored-glass bottle made in 19th-century America. It boasts
              design stylings from the Gothic Revival."

Location:     Somewhere in Manaurai Sea/Manoa Lai Sea.


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[12.3] Salvaged Items - Frame 3
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25. <S3/1>  Picture Frame (shines)
-----------------------------------

              (FR) Cadre photo
              (DE) Bilderrahmen
              (ES) Marco son foto
              (IT) Cornice per fotografie

Description: "A small but elaborately decorated picture frame. Tattered edges
              and with an old picture slotted inside."

        (NA) "A small picture frame fashioned from elegant precious metals. An
              old picture is still inside."

Location:     Main map/Sunshine Beach (M5(2,4),5m,16ft)
                on the beach between the two arms of coral

Catherine:   "Looks like you've found a Picture Frame.  I wonder who the 
              picture's of?  It looks pretty old.  I've often thought that in
              the olden days, people had slightly odd hairstyles!  I mean, take
              a look at portraits of Bach or Mozart, were those hairstyles once
              considered to be "cool"?  

              What's wrong?  It looks like you've got something on your mind...
              What?  You want to change your hairstyle?  Okay, I see.  Well, if
              that's the case, I'll have Douglas prepare some material!"

        (NA) "You found a picture frame? That’s kinda weird...

              Oh my gosh, that picture is HILARIOUS! Hee hee! People sure had
              strange hair back then! And check out that moustache! That’s
              crazy! He looks like Mozart or Bach or one of those old music
              guys.

              ...Aw, I shouldn’t laugh. They’d probably hate my jean shorts.

              Huh? What? What’s wrong? Did I say something weird? Oh, I get it.
              You want a new hairstyle, don’t you? Well, aren’t you the
              fashionable one! OK, I’ll see if Doug has any old hairstyle
              magazines lying around.

Unlocks:      a new hairstyle. The fact that it comes from Douglas the
              journalist is a hint that photography missions unlock hairstyles.

              EU Male  : Normal blonde
              EU Female: Loose blonde
              NA Male  : Noble Blond
              NA Female: Sleepy Blond


26. <S3/2>  Tiara (shines)
--------------------------

              (FR) Diadème
              (DE) Diadem
              (ES) Diadema
              (IT) Tiara

Description: "A neat and ornate lady's head piece with a silver frame and an
              abundance of diamonds and pearls."

        (NA) "Headwear combining gaudy elegance and tidy simplicity. It houses
              diamonds and gems in a silver frame."

Location:     Main map/Marige Atoll(Mo'ia Atoll) (D6(6,4),4m,13ft)
                on a sandy patch west of the dive site


27. <S3/3>  Expensive Fountain Pen (Fountain Pen)
-------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Fountain Pen
              (FR) Stylo à encre
              (DE) Hochwertiger Füller
              (ES) Pluma lujosa
              (IT) Penna stilografica

Description: "No more than thirty of these elegant British-made pens are said to
              exist. Partly gold-plated."

        (NA) "A limited-edition English fountain pen, of which there are less
              than 30 in the world. It is gold plated."

Location:     Somewhere in Manaurai Sea/Manoa Lai Sea.


28. <S3/4>  German-made Harmonica (German Harmonica)
----------------------------------------------------

              (NA) German Harmonica
              (FR) Harmonica allemand
              (DE) Deutsche Mundharmonika
              (ES) Armónica alemana
              (IT) Armonica tedesca

Description: "Made in the 19th Century, this oddly-shaped German harmonica's
              form makes it a very valuable item."

        (NA) "Rare in both shape and sound, this 16-hole German harmonica
              was made at the end of the 19th century."            

Location:     Somewhere in Manaurai Sea/Manoa Lai Sea.


29. <S3/5>  Cassette Tape (shines)
---------------------------------

              (FR) Cassette audio
              (DE) Kassette
              (ES) Cinta de casete
              (IT) Cassetta

Description: "This magnetic tape has survived surprisingly well in the sea.
              Maybe you can still hear the recording..."

        (NA) "A magnetic tape in remarkably good shape, despite its being at
              the bottom of the ocean. It might even play!"

Location:     Main map/'West of Rock Land/Rock Bluff' (F4(8,5),8m,26ft)
                on sandy patch on top of rock

Unlocks:      nothing - hints that you will unlock Hayley's Medley eventually


30. <S3/6>  Very rare drinks can (Rare Juice Can)
-------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Rare Juice Can
              (FR) Canette ultrarare
              (DE) Seltene Dose
              (ES) Lata de refresco
              (IT) Lattina vuota

Description: "An empty limited edition drinks can. It's hard to believe that
              the taste of this drink became so popular."

        (NA) "An empty beverage container from the late 20th century. The
              flavor must be one of a kind."

Location:     Somewhere in Manaurai Sea/Manoa Lai Sea.


31. <S3/7>  Glass buoy 
----------------------

              (FR) Boule de chalut
              (DE) Glasboje
              (ES) Boya de cristal
              (IT) Boa de vetro

Description: "A glass buoy used by fishermen. A very attractive item that could
              even be used to decorate a room."

        (NA) "A glass buoy used by fisherman, but pretty enough to be used for
              interior decorating. Where did it come from?"

Location:     Somewhere in Manaurai Sea/Manoa Lai Sea.


32. <S3/8>  Calcified Fossil (Fossilized Shell)
-----------------------------------------------

              (NA) Fossilized Shell
              (FR) Fossile calcifié
              (DE) Versteinertes Fossil
              (ES) Fósil de calcita
              (IT) Fossile calcificato

Description: "An interesting fossil that has calcified over many years. Truly
              beautiful; a true collector's item."

        (NA) "A calcite fossil formed over thousands of years. Collectors the
              world over would revel in its beauty."

Location:     Somewhere in the Great Aqua Caves.

Unlocks:      One of the six shells that together unlock a new hairstyle:

              EU Male  : Mixed blonde
              EU Female: Simple blonde
              NA Male  : Hardcore Blond
              NA Female: Smart Blond

           *  Despite its EU name, this item behaves exactly like the other
              shells. 


33. <S3/9>  Amber Lizard (Lizard in Amber)
------------------------------------------

              (NA) Lizard in Amber
              (FR) Pierre d'ambre
              (DE) Eidechse in Bernstein
              (ES) Ambar con lagarto
              (IT) Lucertola nell'ambra

Description: "A lizard caught in tree sap 20m years ago. A rare item that
              carries extremely high academic value."

        (NA) "A lizard trapped in amber resin over 2,000 years ago. Exceedingly
              rare, such items are valued by academics."

Location:     Somewhere in the Great Aqua Caves.


34. <S3/10> Obsidian Arrowhead
------------------------------

              (FR) Point de flèche
              (DE) Obsidian pfeilspitze
              (ES) Punta de flecha
              (IT) Freccia in ossidiana

Description: "A sharp weapon made from shards of obsidian more than 1m years ago
              during the Paleolithic era."

        (NA) "A sharp arrowhead made from ore-refined obsidian over a million
              years ago during the Paleolithic era."

Location:     Somewhere in the Great Aqua Caves.


35. <S3/11> Whalebone Lure
--------------------------

              (FR) Hameçon
              (DE) Walknochenköder
              (ES) Señuelo de pesca
              (IT) Esca in osso di balena

Description: "A lure made long ago using whalebone and abalone shells. It
              shines when it catches the rays of the sun."

        (NA) "An ancient trolling lure fashioned out of whalebone and abalone
              shell. The shiny surface gives it sparkle."

Location:     Somewhere in the Great Aqua Caves.


36. <S3/12> Good Luck Shells (Lucky Shell)
------------------------------------------

              (NA) Lucky Shell
              (FR) Coquillage du bonheur
              (DE) Schneckenhaus
              (ES) Concha de la suerta
              (IT) Conchiglia porta fortuna

Description: "Dall's unicum top shells. Made up of beautifully arranged spirals.
              Just holding one makes you feel happy."

        (NA) "A shell with a perfect swirl. Just holding it brings a sense of
              ease."

Location:     Somewhere in the Ruins of Marige Atoll/Manoa Lai Atoll

Unlocks:      One of the six shells that together unlock a new hairstyle:

              EU Male  : Mixed blonde
              EU Female: Simple blonde
              NA Male  : Hardcore Blond
              NA Female: Smart Blond


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[12.4] Salvaged Items - Frame 4 
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37. <S4/1>  Old Bracelet (Ancient Bracelet) (shines)
----------------------------------------------------

              (NA) Ancient Bracelet
              (FR) Bracelet antique
              (DE) Antiker Armreif
              (ES) Brazalete antiguo
              (IT) Antico bracciale

Description: "The bracelet is covered with old writing. It also contains a crest
              depicting a seven-headed snake."

        (NA) "A bracelet adorned with ancient script and a serpent crest. It
              probably had formal usage."

Location:     Main map/'West of Rock Land/Rock Bluff' (F4(7,5),25m,82ft)
                on the ground in the Gallery of Souls

Unlocked by:  email from Alfred after completing the Caves and Abyss and
              finding all stones in the Ruins

             "Email: White Dolphin

              How are you?  I'm sure you are fully acclimatised to Manaurai by
              now.  I am writing because I heard a strange rumour the other
              day.  Apparently, there have been a number of sightings of a 
              mysterious glowing white dolphin by Paoul fishermen who got lost
              in the area west of Rock Land.  

              If you're interested, perhaps you could investigate.  This is the
              area where the ruins were discovered.  Perhaps other secrets are
              waiting to be uncovered..."

        (NA) "Email: White Dolphin?

              How is everything with you? I trust that you are used to your
              operations in Manoa Lai by now.

              I heard a rumor yesterday that might interest you. It seems that
              a local fisherman claims to have seen a shiny white dolphin to 
              the west of Rock Bluff.

              Perhaps it would be worth your time to check on this. Rare items
              have been salvaged from that area from time to time, and you
              might find something of interest."


Catherine:   "Looks like you've found an Old Bracelet. It appears to have some
              kind of engraving on it. Let me see.  

              The emblem is that of a seven-headed serpent, Which suggests it
              was once owned by royalty.  

              This reminds me of an old Paoul folk tale about a kingdom long 
              ago that was threatened by a great flood and of a brave prince 
              who could control dolphins using the power of a mysterious 
              bracelet.  Anyway, he used it to avert the disaster and all was 
              well.  The bracelet in the story was said to be very distinctive,
              an item truly fit for a king and possessing unique powers.  
              Could this really be the same item?  It might be a good idea to
              wear it, for good luck."

        (NA) "Well, look at that. It’s an ancient bracelet.

              Check out this engraving! It’s some kind of crest with three
              dolphins. It reminds me of 'The Prince and the White Dolphin.'
              What? You don’t know that story? Yeah, it’s an old Pelago myth.

              Let’s see... So, long ago, a kingdom was nearly destroyed by a
              flood. But the prince was a nice guy, so the gods gave him a
              magic bracelet. The bracelet was magic, and it allowed him to
              speak to the dolphins. And so then he and the dolphins all
              decided to save the kingdom...or something...

              Sorry. I’m a little hazy on the details.

              Anyway, that bracelet had three dolphins on it, just like the one
              you found. Maybe it’s real! What do you think? The museum
              wouldn’t have much interest in it. You should wear it for luck."

Unlocks:      Beluga in 'Prince's Room' of the Ruins


38. <S4/2>  Round Seal (Cylindrical Stamp)
------------------------------------------

              (NA) Cylindrical Stamp
              (FR) Sceau cylindrique
              (DE) Zylindersiegel
              (ES) Sello cilíndrico
              (IT) Timbro cilindrico

Description: "This seal is also known to have existed in Babylonia. Used to
              print patterns on clay and wax boards." 

        (NA) "A cylindrical stamp akin to the type found in ancient Babylon.
              It's used to imprint patterns in clay or wax."

Location:     Somewhere in the Ruins of Marige Atoll/Manoa Lai Atoll


39. <S4/3>  Life Beads (Jewel of Life) (shines)
----------------------------------------------- 

              (NA) Jewel of Life
              (FR) Joyau de vitalité
              (DE) Edelstein des Lebens
              (ES) Joya de la vida
              (IT) Magatama della vita

Description: "Beads made from nephrite. Commonly made shapes include killer
              whales and sharks."

        (NA) "A tear-shaped nephrite jewel. Further inspection reveals that it
              might be carved to look like a shark."

Location:     Ruins/Stone heads (I5(5,6),16m,52ft)
                in front of the middle stone head

Unlocked by:  Email from Alfred after uncovering 90% of the main map

Alfred:      "Email: Strange Ceremony

              It seems you are really throwing yourself into your work 
              recently.  Remember to take care of your health - this is your
              most important resource!  That reminds me of a ceremony people
              in the Paoul Republic have taken part in since time immemorial.  

              They pray to the storm god for good health and even for 
              immortality before a rock shaped like a human face.  It's just a
              superstition, but take note of it anyway.  You never know when 
              this information might come in useful."

        (NA) "Email: Rituals and Rest

              Good day. It sounds like you are really working hard these days.
              Be sure to rest every now and again. Everyone needs to recharge.

              Such things remind me of the time-honored Pelago ritual that is
              said to grant health and vitality. Supposedly you stand before a
              'crag shaped like a face' and offer thanks to the god of storms.

              This, of course, is just superstition, but such things sometimes
              have a kernel of truth inside them somewhere."


Catherine:   "Looks like you've found some Life Beads.

              These items are known as 'Comma-shaped beads'. In Japan, they
              were used as bodily accessories. They existed here in Paoul too,
              but according to legend, they belonged to a medium who served
              Tso, Matah and Wengah, the Gods of storms, calm and war, who
              decorated her body with them. Tso, Matah and Wengah were said to
              be the ruler of orcas, and the wearer of these comma-shaped beads
              would be granted their friendship and protection."

        (NA) "You found the Jewel of Life?

              This strange little stone is actually a gem. It was a popular
              accessory in ancient Japan. Ancient Pelagoans also used a similar
              accessory.

              There’s actually a legend about them. It goes like this...

              Long ago, there was a goddess of storms and battles. And she had
              many priestesses who served her. They all wore jewels like the
              one you just found. This goddess was closely tied to the orca
              whale.

              Maybe you can befriend orcas if you wear it!"

Unlocks:      Orca in Ocean's Graveyard/Ship's Rest during the daytime.


40. <S4/4>  Steel Shell (Scaled Shell)
--------------------------------------

              (NA) Scaled Shell
              (FR) Coquillage enacier
              (DE) Metallisches Schneckenhaus
              (ES) Caracol de hierro
              (IT) Conchiglio d'accalio

Description: "Shells of the mysterious deep-sea dwelling scaly-foot. Very rare
              and with iron sulfide scales."

        (NA) "A mysterious, deep-sea scaly-foot shell. Covered in sulfurized
              scales, it is very rare."

Location:     Somewhere in the Abyss.

Unlocks:      One of the six shells that together unlock a new hairstyle:

              EU Male  : Mixed blonde
              EU Female: Simple blonde
              NA Male  : Hardcore Blond
              NA Female: Smart Blond


41. <S4/5>  Aqua Amethyst
-------------------------

              (FR) Améthyste marine
              (DE) Aqua-Amethyst
              (ES) Amatista de mar
              (IT) Ametista marina

Description: "A purple crystal found only in the ocean depths. More vibrant in
              colour than that found on the land."

        (NA) "An amethyst found only in the deepest depths of the ocean. The 
              vibrant purple suggests an extremely high value."

Location:     Somewhere in the Abyss.


42. <S4/6>  Stone Mask
----------------------

              (FR) Masque de pierre
              (DE) Maske
              (ES) Máscara de piedra
              (IT) Maschera di pietra

Description: "A stone mask of unknown origin made from an unidentified material.
              The only one of its kind ever found."

        (NA) "A stone mask of unknown origin with no identifiable similarities
              to any other South Pacific artifacts."

Location:     Somewhere in the Abyss.


43. <S4/7>  Ammonite Fossil
---------------------------

              (FR) Ammonite fossiles
              (DE) Ammonit-Fossil
              (ES) Fósil de amonites
              (IT) Fossile di Ammonite

Description: "A creature that lived 380m years ago during the Devonian era.
              Numerous examples have been found."

        (NA) "A common petrified ammonite thought to have inhabited the
              seas 380,000,000 years ago."

Location:     Somewhere in the Abyss.


44. <S4/8>  Dream Shell
-----------------------

              (FR) Coquillage de rève
              (DE) Rauschendes Schneckenhaus
              (ES) Concha del sueño
              (IT) Conchiglio da sogno

Description: "Horned turban shells. Despite their rugged exterior, they instil
              a feeling of slumber."

        (NA) "A turban shell with a rugged body. It somehow gives off a
              sense of relaxation."

Location:     Somewhere in the Ocean's Graveyard/Ship's Rest.

Unlocks:      One of the six shells that together unlock a new hairstyle:

              EU Male  : Mixed blonde
              EU Female: Simple blonde
              NA Male  : Hardcore Blond
              NA Female: Smart Blond


45. <S4/9>  Gold Bar
--------------------

              (FR) Lingot d'or
              (DE) Goldbarren
              (ES) Lingote de oro
              (IT) Lingotto d'oro

Description: "A 24 carat gold bar dating back around 100 years. It weighs around
              1.5kg and has a high value."

        (NA) "A gold ingot cast roughly 100 years ago. With a weight over
              3 pounds, just one would fetch a high price."

Location:     Somewhere in the Ocean's Graveyard/Ship's Rest.


46. <S4/10> Cameo Brooch
-------------------------

              (FR) Broche-camée
              (DE) Kameebrosche
              (ES) Broche de camafeo
              (IT) Spilla con cammeo

Description: "A marble brooch, made in the late 19th century and featuring
              minutely detailed craftsmanship."  

        (NA) "An embossed marble brooch. Crafted near the end of the 19th
              century, this subtle piece is a work of art."

Location:     Somewhere in the Ocean's Graveyard/Ship's Rest.


47. <S4/11> Toy Plane (Toy Airplane)
------------------------------------

              (NA) Toy Airplane
              (FR) Réplique d'avion
              (DE) Spielzeugflugzeug
              (ES) Avión de juguete
              (IT) Aeroplano glocattolo

Description: "A die-cast model of a passenger plane made in the 1970s. The
              inside of the toy is a music box."  

        (NA) "A die-cast toy airplane replicating a jumbo jet from the
              '70s. Oddly enough, it houses an internal music box."

Location:     Somewhere in the Ocean's Graveyard/Ship's Rest.


48. <S4/12> UNKNOWN 
-------------------

              There is a tantalising gap here. I do not know whether it might
              eventually contain a treasure.


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[13] HAIRSTYLES, CLOTHES AND EQUIPMENT

===============================================================================

Hairstyles, clothing and equipment are different for male and female
characters. 

Use the Goggles in the cabin to change items. There is no performance
difference between items.

Some items are available from the start of the game. Others are unlocked by
performance in missions or by finding items.


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[13.1] HAIRSTYLES (MALE) 
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   There are six hairstyles, each in five colours making thirty in all. Except
   for those you start with and some got from finding particular treasures, you
   get new hairstyles from completing photography missions for Douglas.


1-5. Mild (Simple)
------------------

              (NA) Simple
              (FR) Sage
              (DE) Einfach
              (ES) Corte juvenil
              (IT) Giovanile

Description: "A stylish design, tied in a loose ponytail at the back"

             (NA) "Perfect hair for the man on the go! Or an aspiring artist."

          1.  blonde (Blond)
          2.  brown           : available from start of game
          3.  maroon (Red)
          4.  black           : available from start of game
          5.  platinum (White): from part of the Intriguing Idol (Deity Idol)


6-10. Modern
------------

              (FR) Moderne
              (DE) Modern
              (ES) Corte moderno
              (IT) Moderno

Description: "A rounded and refreshing style, that blows in the wind"

             (NA) "How you can see out of your mask with this hair is a
             mystery" 

          6.  blonde (Blond)
          7.  brown           : available from start of game
          8.  maroon (Red)
          9.  black           : available from start of game
         10.  platinum (White): from part of the Intriguing Idol (Deity Idol)


11-15. Long (Sloppy)
--------------------

              (NA) Sloppy
              (FR) Elégant
              (DE) Lang
              (ES) Media coleta
              (IT) Alternativo

Description: "A lengthy style, swept back and tied"

             (NA) "Part mullet, part ponytail, all class" 

         11.  blonde (Blond)
         12.  brown
         13.  maroon (Red)
         14.  black
         15.  platinum (White): from part of the Intriguing Idol (Deity Idol)


16-20. Normal (Noble)
---------------------

              (NA) Noble
              (FR) Normal
              (DE) Kurz
              (ES) Corte clásico
              (IT) Elegante

Description: "A closely-cut, neat and precise style"

             (NA) "This gives even the weakest man a tough, rugged look"

         16.  blonde (Blond)  : find the Picture Frame
         17.  brown
         18.  maroon (Red)
         19.  black
         20.  platinum (White): from part of the Intriguing Idol (Deity Idol)


21-25. Mixed (Hardcore)
-----------------------

              (NA) Hardcore
              (FR) Branché
              (DE) Rocker
              (ES) Bandana
              (IT) Piratesco

Description: "A wild-looking style, complete with a large bandana"

             (NA) "Only true rock stars of the diving world can sport this
             look"

         21.  blonde (Blond)  : find all six shells
         22.  brown
         23.  maroon (Red)
         24.  black
         25.  platinum (White): assemble the Intriguing Idol (Deity Idol)


26-30. Hard (Pompadour)
-----------------------

              (NA) Pompadour
              (FR) Sculpté
              (DE) Tolle
              (ES) Tupé
              (IT) Rock

Description: "A solid style with plenty of volume and stability"

             (NA) "Tons of hair product is required to achieve this style"

         26.  blonde (Blond)
         27.  brown
         28.  maroon (Red)
         29.  black
         30.  platinum (White)


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[13.2] HAIRSTYLES (FEMALE) 
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   There are six hairstyles, each in five colours making thirty in all. Except
   for those you start with and some got from finding particular treasures, you
   get new hairstyles from completing photography missions for Douglas.


1-5. Mild (Cute)
----------------

              (NA) Cute
              (FR) Sage
              (DE) Einfach
              (ES) Corte juvenil
              (IT) Giovanile

Description: "A cute style, with the hair pinned back gently at the side"

             (NA) "Nothing says young and cute like a pair of red barrettes."

          1.  blonde (Blond)
          2.  brown           : available from start of game
          3.  maroon (Red)
          4.  black           : available from start of game
          5.  platinum (White): from part of the Intriguing Idol (Deity Idol)


6-10. Modern (Perky)
--------------------

              (NA) Perky
              (FR) Moderne
              (DE) Modern
              (ES) Corte moderno
              (IT) Moderno

Description: "A style lifted back and shaggy at the sides"

             (NA) "Get some flower power with this stylish look."

          6.  blonde (Blond)
          7.  brown           : available from start of game
          8.  maroon (Red)
          9.  black           : available from start of game
         10.  platinum (White): from part of the Intriguing Idol (Deity Idol)


11-15. Chic (Stoic)
-------------------

              (NA) Stoic
              (FR) Chic
              (DE) Gegelt
              (ES) Corte chic
              (IT) Chic

Description: "A naturally hanging, roughly tied style"

             (NA) "Buns aren't just for high-powered architects any more!"

         11.  blonde (Blond)
         12.  brown
         13.  maroon (Red)
         14.  black
         15.  platinum (White): from part of the Intriguing Idol (Deity Idol)


16-20. Loose (Sleepy)
---------------------

              (NA) Sleepy
              (FR) Libre
              (DE) Locker
              (ES) Melena a capas
              (IT) Frizzante

Description: "A light and layered style that curves out at the sides"

             (NA) "It looks slapdash, but this style takes much time to
              perfect."

         16.  blonde (Blond)  : find the Picture Frame
         17.  brown
         18.  maroon (Red)
         19.  black
         20.  platinum (White): from part of the Intriguing Idol (Deity Idol)


21-25. Simple (Smart)
---------------------

              (NA) Smart
              (FR) Strict
              (DE) Bob
              (ES) Melena con flequillo
              (IT) Raffinato

Description: "A smart style cut straight across the ends"

             (NA) "Put some BANG! in your bangs with this fantastic style."

         21.  blonde (Blond)  : find all six shells
         22.  brown
         23.  maroon (Red)
         24.  black
         25.  platinum (White): assemble the Intriguing Idol (Deity Idol)


26-30. Bunched (Funky)
----------------------

              (NA) Funky
              (FR) Couettes
              (DE) Zöpfe
              (ES) Coletas
              (IT) Sbarazzino

Description: "A style with hair divided and bunched up on both sides"

             (NA) "This casual look is perfect for diving or a night at the
             disco"

         26.  blonde (Blond)
         27.  brown
         28.  maroon (Red)
         29.  black
         30.  platinum (White)

      
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[13.3] SUITS (MALE) 
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   There are eight sets of trunks and eight wetsuits making sixteen in all. Get
   new suits by completing guided dive missions or by finding certain
   treasures.


1. Light blue suit (Sea Foam Trunks)
------------------------------------

              (NA) Sea Foam Trunks
              (FR) Bleu Clair
              (DE) Hellblaue Shorts
              (ES) Traje azul mar
              (IT) Oceano blu

Description:  Black trunks with broad vertical blue stripes

             "Stylish trunks with two bold blue lines running down the side"

             (NA) "Stylish trunks with a wide blue line."

Unlocked by:  Assembling the Red Coral


2. Double line suit (Reef Trunks)
---------------------------------

              (NA) Reef Trunks
              (FR) Anneaux Doubles
              (DE) Orange Shorts
              (ES) Traje doble línea
              (IT) Doppio anello

Description:  Orange trunks with two narrow horizontal white lines.

             "Cool trunks with dual white lines circling the base of the legs"

             (NA) "Cool trunks with a casual white accent."


3. Triple line suit (Seaweed Trunks)
------------------------------------

              (NA) Reef Trunks
              (FR) Anneaux Triples
              (DE) Grüne Shorts
              (ES) Traje triple línea
              (IT) Tripla fascia

Description:  Green trunks with three narrow horizontal white lines.

             "Natural trunks with three lines round the base of the legs"

             (NA) "Simple trunks that show an attractive line gradation."


4. Rough sea suit (Rough Sea Trunks)
------------------------------------

              (NA) Rough Sea Trunks
              (FR) Mer en Furie
              (DE) Wellen-Shorts
              (ES) Traje olas marinas
              (IT) Mare in tempesta

Description:  Purple trunks with black highlights.

             "Rugged-looking trunks with a wave design on the sides"

             (NA) "Rugged trunks designed with a clever wave motif."


5. Camouflage suit (Tough Guy Trunks)
-------------------------------------

              (NA) Tough Guy Trunks
              (FR) Commando
              (DE) Camouflage-Shorts
              (ES) Traje militar
              (IT) Continente verde

Description:  Olive green trunks with camouflage side panels.

             "Cool khaki trunks with a camouflage design on the sides"

             (NA) "Khaki pants with camouflage sides. For survivalists only."


6. Multicoloured suit (Pastel Trunks)
-------------------------------------

              (NA) Pastel Trunks
              (FR) Boîte du Clown
              (DE) Farbige-Shorts
              (ES) Traje cuatro colores
              (IT) Arcobaleno

Description:  Trunks in bright red, blue, green and yellow. Not very pastel!

             "Bright trunks made up of four distinct pastel colours"

             (NA) "Colorful trunks with a stylish pattern"


7. Burning heat suit (Aquatic Fire Trunks)
------------------------------------------

              (NA) Aquatic Fire Trunks
              (FR) Passion Dévorante
              (DE) Flammen-Shorts
              (ES) Traje fuego marino
              (IT) Furia dirompente

Description:  Black trunks with a flame motif.

             "Vibrant-looking trunks with a flame motif on the sides"

             (NA) "Trunks designed with a bold flame pattern. Not for the shy."

Unlocked by:  Assembling the Flame-patterned Vessel (Patterned Pottery)


8. Mind's eye suit (Inner Eye Trunks)
-------------------------------------

              (NA) Inner Eye Trunks
              (FR) Regard Psycho
              (DE) Augen-Shorts
              (ES) Traje ojos del diablo
              (IT) Occhi della mente

Description:  Black trunks with a flaming eye motif.

             "A novel design with vivid colour adorns these eye-opening trunks"

             (NA) "These trunks could scare other divers! Be careful!"

Unlocked by:  Assembling the Golden Statue (Gold Artifact)


9. Striped blue suit (Blue Eternal Suit)
----------------------------------------

              (NA) Blue Eternal Suit
              (FR) Bleu à Anjou
              (DE) Blauschwarzer Anzug
              (ES) Traje azul clásico
              (IT) Zaffiro degli abissi

Description:  Blue suit with black panels.

             "A standard suit combining blue with black"

             (NA) "A run-of-the-mill suit with simple colors."


10. Nautilus suit (Nautical Sky Suit)
-------------------------------------

              (NA) Nautical Sky Suit
              (FR) Nautilus
              (DE) Nautilus-Anzug
              (ES) Traje nautilo
              (IT) Nautilus

Description:  Blue suit with red yoke and sleeves.

             "A cool suit combining cardinal red with blue"

             (NA) "A fashionable suit with shades of cardinal red."

           *  As worn by Raymond Berjoux (Victor Durand)


11. Intrepid suit (Marine Sunset Suit)
--------------------------------------

              (NA) Marine Sunset Suit
              (FR) Intrépide
              (DE) Grauer-Anzug
              (ES) Traje intrépido
              (IT) Coraggio virile

Description:  Pale grey suit with black panels and red sleeves.

             "A fashionable suit with impressive red lines"

             (NA) "A suit for refined tastes that boasts a subtle color
              scheme."

           *  As worn by Mike Oldman (Will Gayne)

Unlocked by:  Assembling the Anomalocaris Fossil


12. Seaweed suit (Driftwood Suit)
---------------------------------

              (NA) Driftwood Suit
              (FR) Algues Marines
              (DE) Seegras-Anzug
              (ES) Traje alga
              (IT) Alga marina

Description:  Black suit with green panels.

             "A tight suit with a black base and green trimmings"

             (NA) "A green-on-black suit that speaks of the user's class."

Unlocked by:  available from start of game


13. Contrast suit (Monochrome Trunks)
-------------------------------------

              (NA) Monochrome Trunks
              (FR) Monotone
              (DE) Monochromer-Anzug
              (ES) Traje contraste
              (IT) Monocromia

Description:  A pale grey suit with black legs.

             "A mainly monotone suit with a distinctive orange section"

             (NA) "A black-and-white suit for divers who wish to avoid the
              spotlight"

           *  Despite the NA name, this is a suit, not trunks.

           *  As worn by Michael Lachs (Michael Schoff)



14. Submarine suit (Dusty Sub Suit)
-----------------------------------

              (NA) Dusty Sub Suit
              (FR) Sous-Marin
              (DE) U-Boot-Anzug
              (ES) Traje batiscafo
              (IT) Sottomarino

Description:  A bright yellow-and-blue suit.

             "A stylish suit made with a combination of yellow and blue"

             (NA) "A stylish suit combining bright yellow and cool blue."


15. Sea anemone suit (Anemone Suit)
-----------------------------------

              (NA) Anemone Suit
              (FR) Anénome de Mar
              (DE) Seeanemonen-Anzug
              (ES) Traje anémona
              (IT) Anemone di mare

Description:  Black suit with purple panels.

             "A chic suit with a black base and purple trimmings"

             (NA) "A chic suit featuring purple tints on a black base."

Unlocked by:  Assembling the Jingdezhen Plate (Chinese Porcelain)


16. Orange suit (Ocean Glare Suit)
----------------------------------

              (NA) Ocean Glare Suit
              (FR) Orange
              (DE) Oranger Anzug
              (ES) Traje alga y mostaza
              (IT) Arancio

Description:  Orange and green suit.

             "A green and orange suit with plenty of character"

             (NA) "A unique suit that keeps all eyes focused on you."


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[13.4] SUITS (FEMALE)
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

   There are eight bikinis and eight wetsuits making sixteen in all. Get
   new suits by completing guided dive missions or by finding certain
   treasures.


1. Hibiscus suit (Hibiscus Bikini)
----------------------------------

              (NA) Hibiscus Bikini
              (FR) Hibiscus
              (DE) Hibiskus-Anzug
              (ES) Traje hibisco
              (IT) Ibisco

Description:  Pink bikini with a white flower print.

             "A lovely pink bikini with a hibiscus design printed on it"

             (NA) "A lovely bikini with a hibiscus flower print on pink."

Unlocked by:  Assembling the Red Coral


2. Marine boarders suit (Island Sunrise Bikini)
-----------------------------------------------

              (NA) Island Sunrise Bikini
              (FR) Bordure Marine
              (DE) Marineschüler-Anzug
              (ES) Traje rojo marinero
              (IT) Vacance assolate

Description:  White at the bottom, red stripes on top.

             "A simple design with red lines covering the bikini top"

             (NA) "A girlish bikini designed with simple red lines."


3. Air bubble suit (Aqua Pop Bikini)
------------------------------------

              (NA) Aqua Pop Bikini
              (FR) Bulles d'Eau
              (DE) Aquapop-Anzug
              (ES) Traje burbujas
              (IT) Bolle di sapone

Description:  Pale blue, with large white spots. 

             "A cool blue, cute bikini, covered with a bubble pattern"

             (NA) "A cute bikini showcasing polka dots on cool blue."


4. Camouflage suit (Shipwreck Bikini)
-------------------------------------

              (NA) Shipwreck Bikini
              (FR) Camouflage
              (DE) Camouflag-Anzug
              (ES) Traje militar
              (IT) Ambiente selvaggio

Description:  Black and khaki camouflage design 

             "A cool and casual bikini featuring a camouflage design"

             (NA) "A camo bikini that is both cute and slightly scary."


5. Half and half suit (Beachcomber Bikini)
------------------------------------------

              (NA) Beachcomber Bikini
              (FR) Asymétrie
              (DE) Asymmetrischer Anzug
              (ES) Traje asimétrico
              (IT) Tinte in simmetria

Description:  Orange on the left, white on the right. 

             "A unique bikini with white on one side and orange on the other"

             (NA) "A bikini featuring a mellow white and orange pattern."


6. Sweet flower suit (Drifting Flowers Bikini)
----------------------------------------------

              (NA) Drifting Flowers Bikini
              (FR) Floraison
              (DE) Blumen-Anzug
              (ES) Traje flor dulce
              (IT) Soffio d'autunno

Description:  Pale yellow bikini with red print. 

             "Exotic, with a leaf pattern on the rear and a floral one on the
              front"

             (NA) "An exotic bikini with flowers in front and leaves in back."


7. Twinkle suit (Milky Way Bikini)
----------------------------------

              (NA) Milky Way Bikini
              (FR) Galaxie
              (DE) Sternenglanz-Anzug
              (ES) Traje estrellas
              (IT) Magia di stella

Description:  Black bikini with white stars on the top. 

             "A stylish, black bikini with a star pattern on the upper section"

             (NA) "An eye-popping bikini with a starlight motif."

Unlocked by:  Assembling the Flame-patterned Vessel (Patterned Pottery)


8. Striped suit (Beach Umbrella Bikini)
---------------------------------------

              (NA) Beach Umbrella Bikini
              (FR) Bandes
              (DE) Streifen-Anzug
              (ES) Traje verdiblanco
              (IT) Righe d'eleganza

Description:  White, with a green-trimmed top and green stripes on the bottom. 

             "A retro-style bikini with a thick green stripe design"

             (NA) "A retro bikini sporting wide green stripes."

Unlocked by:  Assembling the Golden Statue (Gold Artifact)


9. Smooth skin suit (Brilliant Reef Suit)
-----------------------------------------

              (NA) Brilliant Reef Suit
              (FR) Peau d'Ange
              (DE) Engelshaut-Anzug
              (ES) Traje piel de sirena
              (IT) Ali d'angelo

Description:  Pink suit with white sleeves. 

             "A pink suit that glimmers beautifully in underwater light"

             (NA) "A pink suit designed to shimmer underwater."

           *  As worn by Sofia Marini (Pia Marini)


10. Butterfly suit (Seaside Butterfly Suit)
-------------------------------------------

              (NA) Seaside Butterfly Suit
              (FR) Papillon
              (DE) Schmetterlings-Anzug
              (ES) Traje mariposa
              (IT) Farfalla

Description:  Dark green, with yellow sleeves and panels. 

             "This suit's colour scheme is based on a butterflyfish"

             (NA) "A brilliantly colored suit modeled after a butterfly."


11. Leaf green suit (Current Drift Suit)
----------------------------------------

              (NA) Current Drift Suit
              (FR) Récifs Verts
              (DE) Blattgrüner Anzug
              (ES) Traje verde de arrecife
              (IT) Verde foglia

Description:  Green with red panels. 

             "A natural-looking suit made of bright green and red"

             (NA) "A naturally colored suit in shades of green and red."

Unlocked by:  Assembling the Anomalocaris Fossil     


12. Coral marine suit
---------------------

              (FR) Coreuax Marins
              (DE) Korallen-Anzug
              (ES) Traje arrecife
              (IT) Fantasia di corallo

Description:  Blue and black with red panels. 

             "This suit's colour scheme is based on that of a coral reef"

             (NA) "A colorful suit designed with a coral-reef motif."

Unlocked by:  available from start of game


13. Light marine suit (High Tide Suit)
--------------------------------------

              (NA) High Tide Suit
              (FR) Lumière Marine
              (DE) Meerblauer Anzug
              (ES) Traje mar esmerelda
              (IT) Acque marine

Description:  Blue with blue-green panels and trim. 

             "A stylish suit made up of a selection of shades of blue"

             (NA) "A stylish suit in various shades of blue."


14. Calm suit (Becalmed Seas Suit)
----------------------------------

              (NA) Becalmed Seas Suit
              (FR) Calme
              (DE) Gummi-Anzug
              (ES) Traje calma marina
              (IT) Relax

Description:  Blue with blue-green panels and trim. 

             "A relaxed, yet memorable design made up of blue and black"

             (NA) "A blue and black suit that helps keep the wearer calm."

           *  As worn by the stressed Yoko Tsuyuki (Yoko Kagura)


15. Curiosity suit (Salmon Run Suit)
------------------------------------

              (NA) Salmon Run Suit
              (FR) Petite Curieuse
              (DE) Dreifarbiger Anzug
              (ES) Traje chillón
              (IT) Avventura

Description:  Red, with white chest and sleeves and a black back. 

             "This tricolour suit's design was inspired by curiosity"

             (NA) "A tricolor suit that attracts attention at every turn."

           *  As worn by Marina Horta (Carina Ortez), presumably one of her
              own designs

Unlocked by:  Assembling the Jingdezhen Plate (Chinese Porcelain)


16. Lemon yellow suit (Sunken Treasure Suit)
--------------------------------------------

              (NA) Sunken Treasure Suit
              (FR) Jaune Citron
              (DE) Zitronengelber Anzug
              (ES) Traje mostaza
              (IT) Giallo limone

Description:  Red, with white chest and sleeves and a black back. 

             "This suit gets people's attention with its vibrant yellow
              colouring"

             (NA) "An eye-catching suit in a bright yellow hue."


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[13.5] JACKETS (BUOYANCY COMPENSATORS)
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   There are eight jackets (buoyancy compensators). Get new jackets by
   completing guided dive missions.

   Male and female jackets are the same, only the names sometimes vary.


1. Dolphin jacket
-----------------

              (FR) Dauphin
              (DE) Delfin-Oberteil
              (ES) Chacelo azul delfin
              (IT) Delfino

Description: "A jacket featuring a simple blue design"

             (NA) "A buoyancy compensator with interesting blue accents."

Unlocked by:  available from start of game


2. Whale jacket
---------------

              (FR) Baleine
              (DE) Wal-Oberteil
              (ES) Chacelo rojo ballena
              (IT) (M) Imperatore dei mari
              (IT) (F) Imperatrice dei mari

Description: "A jacket with a red base and two yellow lines running across it"

             (NA) "A buoyancy compensator with subtle highlights."


3. Adventure jacket (Goldfish BCD)
----------------------------------

              (NA) Goldfish BCD
              (FR) Aventurier
              (DE) Abenteuer-Oberteil
              (ES) (M) Chacelo aventurero
              (ES) (F) Chacelo aventurera
              (IT) (M) Avventuriero
              (IT) (F) Avventuriera

Description: "A jacket with a yellow base and thick black bands across it"

             (NA) "A buoyancy compensator with yellow highlights."


4. Searcher jacket (Plankton BCD)
---------------------------------

              (NA) Plankton BCD
              (FR) Chercheur
              (DE) Sucher-Oberteil
              (ES) (M) Chacelo buscador
              (ES) (F) Chacelo buscadora
              (IT) (M) Ricercatore
              (IT) (F) Ricercatrice

Description: "The green and black colour scheme gives the jacket depth"

             (NA) "A buoyancy compensator with simple green highlights."


5. Vermelho jacket (Mollusk BCD/Octopus BCD)
--------------------------------------------

              (NA) (M) Mollusk BCD
              (NA) (F) Octopus BCD
              (FR) Vermelho
              (DE) Tiefrotes-Oberteil
              (ES) (M) Chacelo negro coral
              (ES) (F) Chacelo coral
              (IT) Goccia di fuoco

Description: "A jacket with a black base and a red line running across it"

             (NA) "A buoyancy compensator with subtle red highlights."


6. Azure jacket (Bluefin BCD)
-----------------------------

              (NA) Bluefin BCD
              (FR) Azul
              (DE) Azur-Oberteil
              (ES) (M) Chacelo negro coral azul
              (ES) (F) Chacelo coral mar
              (IT) Onde azzurre

Description: "A distinctive jacket made up of two types of blue"

             (NA) "A unique buoyancy compensator with two blue shades."


7. Explorer jacket (Clamshell BCD)
----------------------------------

              (NA) Clamshell BCD
              (FR) Explorateur
              (DE) Forscher-Oberteil
              (ES) (M) Chacelo explorador
              (ES) (F) Chacelo exploradora
              (IT) (M) Esploratore
              (IT) (F) Esploratrice

Description: "A chic jacket made with a mixture of grey and black"

             (NA) "A buoyancy compensator with gray highlights."


8. Laranja jacket (Clownfish BCD)
---------------------------------

              (NA) Clownfish BCD
              (FR) Lalanja
              (DE) Apfelsinen-Oberteil
              (ES) (M) Chacelo negro coral naranja
              (ES) (F) Chacelo coral sol
              (IT) Sole d'agosto

Description: "The orange of this jacket even stands out underwater"

             (NA) "A buoyancy compensator with orange highlights."


------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
[13.6] GLOVES
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

   There are eight pairs of gloves. Get new gloves by completing guided dive
   missions.

   Male and female gloves are the same, as are the descriptions.


Description: "xxx and white all-purpose gloves"

             (NA) "Versatile xxx and white gloves."


1. Blue Gloves 
-------------- 
              (FR) Gants Bleus
              (DE) Blaue Handschuhe
              (ES) Guantes azules
              (IT) Zaffiro

Unlocked by:  available from start of game


2. Red Gloves
-------------
              (FR) Gants Rouges
              (DE) Rote Handschuhe
              (ES) Guantes rojos
              (IT) Rubino

3. Black Gloves
---------------
   
              (FR) Gants Noirs
              (DE) Schwarze Handschuhe
              (ES) Guantes negros
              (IT) Onice nera   

4. Green Gloves 
---------------
 
              (FR) Gants Verts
              (DE) Grüne Handschuhe
              (ES) Guantes verdes
              (IT) Smeraldo   
  
5. Yellow Gloves
----------------

              (FR) Gants Jaunes
              (DE) Gelbe Handschuhe
              (ES) Guantes amarillos
              (IT) Topazio    

6. Orange Gloves
----------------
 
              (FR) Gants Orange
              (DE) Orange Handschuhe
              (ES) Guantes naranja
              (IT) Ambra   

7. Purple Gloves 
----------------

              (FR) Gants Mauves
              (DE) Lila Handschuhe
              (ES) Guantes violeta
              (IT) Ametista   

8. Pink Gloves
--------------

              (FR) Gants Roses
              (DE) Rosa Handschuhe
              (ES) Guantes rosa
              (IT) Quarzo rosa      


------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
[13.7] FINS (MALE)
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

   There are eight pairs of fins. Get new fins by completing missions. Fins are
   strictly rationed - you will not be able to get more than one a month, and
   not in every month.   


1. Free blue fins (Beluga Blue Fins)
------------------------------------

              (NA) Beluga Blue Fins
              (FR) Mouches Bleues
              (DE) Meeresblaue Flossen
              (ES) Aletas natura azul
              (IT) Blu in libertà

Description: "Rubber flippers with a blue base and black highlights"

             (NA) "Blue fins with black accents."

Unlocked by:  available from start of game


2. Free green fins (Grouper Green Fins)
---------------------------------------

              (NA) Beluga Blue Fins
              (FR) Mouches Verts
              (DE) Meeresgrüne Flossen
              (ES) Aletas natura verde
              (IT) Verde in libertà

Description: "Rubber flippers with a green base and black highlights"

             (NA) "Green fins with black accents."


3. Merman yellow fins (Yardarm Yellow Fins)
-------------------------------------------

              (NA) Yardarm Yellow Fins
              (FR) Triton Jaune
              (DE) Nixengelbe Flossen
              (ES) Aletas amarillo Neptuno
              (IT) Tritone giallo

Description: "Simple flippers with a yellow base and two, thin parallel lines"

             (NA) "Yellow fins with black accents."


4. Merman white fins (Whalebone White Fins)
-------------------------------------------

              (NA) Whalebone White Fins
              (FR) Triton Blanc
              (DE) Nixenweiße Flossen
              (ES) Aletas blanco Neptuno
              (IT) Tritone blanco

Description: "Simple flippers with a white base and two, thin parallel lines"

             (NA) "White fins with black accents."


5. New black fins (Guppy Gray Fins)
-----------------------------------

              (NA) Guppy Gray Fins
              (FR) Tongs Noires
              (DE) Schwarze Flossen
              (ES) Aletas nuevo negro
              (IT) Fantasia nera

Description: "Black flippers with a unique and novel pattern of lines"

             (NA) "Gray fins with black accents."


6. New purple fins (Pirate Purple Fins)
---------------------------------------

              (NA) Pirate Purple Fins
              (FR) Tongs Mauves
              (DE) Lila Flossen
              (ES) Aletas nuevo violeta
              (IT) Fantasia viola

Description: "Purple flippers with a unique and novel pattern of lines"

             (NA) "Purple fins with black accents."


7. Free red fins (Radiata Red Fins)
-----------------------------------

              (NA) Radiata Red Fins
              (FR) Mouches Rouges
              (DE) Meeresrote Flossen
              (ES) Aletas natura rojo
              (IT) Rosso in libertà

Description: "Rubber flippers with a red base and black highlights"

             (NA) "Red fins with black accents."


8. Free orange fins (Octo Orange Fins)
---------------------------------------

              (NA) Octo Orange Fins
              (FR) Mouches Orange
              (DE) Meeresorange Flossen
              (ES) Aletas natura naranja
              (IT) Arancio in libertà

Description: "Rubber flippers with an orange base and black highlights"

             (NA) "Orange fins with black accents."


------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
[13.8] FINS (FEMALE)
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

   There are eight pairs of fins. Get new fins by completing missions. Fins are
   strictly rationed - you will not be able to get more than one a month, and
   not in every month.   



1. Elegant blue fins (Beluga Blue Fins)
---------------------------------------

              (NA) Beluga Blue Fins
              (FR) Bleu Elégant
              (DE) Elegante blaue Flossen
              (ES) Aletas natura azul
              (IT) Blu elegante

Description: "Rubber flippers with a blue base and black highlights"

             (NA) "Blue fins with black accents."

Unlocked by:  available from start of game


2. Elegant green fins (Grouper Green Fins)
------------------------------------------

              (NA) Beluga Blue Fins
              (FR) Vert Elégant
              (DE) Elegante grüne Flossen
              (ES) Aletas natura verde
              (IT) Verde elegante

Description: "Rubber flippers with a green base and black highlights"

             (NA) "Green fins with black accents."


3. Mermaid yellow fins (Yardarm Yellow Fins)
--------------------------------------------

              (NA) Yardarm Yellow Fins
              (FR) Sirène Jaune
              (DE) Nixengelbe Flossen
              (ES) Aletas amarillo sirena
              (IT) Sirena gialla

Description: "Simple flippers with a yellow base and two, thin parallel lines"

             (NA) "Yellow fins with black accents."


4. Mermaid white fins (Whalebone White Fins)
--------------------------------------------

              (NA) Whalebone White Fins
              (FR) Sirène Blanc
              (DE) Nixenweiße Flossen
              (ES) Aletas blanco sirena
              (IT) Sirena blanca

Description: "Simple flippers with a white base and two, thin parallel lines"

             (NA) "White fins with black accents."


6. Smart black fins (Guppy Gray Fins)
-------------------------------------

              (NA) Guppy Gray Fins
              (FR) Croisé Noir
              (DE) Schwarze Flossen
              (ES) Aletas gris fantasía
              (IT) Fantasia nera

Description: "Black flippers with a unique and novel pattern of lines"

             (NA) "Gray fins with black accents."


5. Smart red fins (Radiata Red Fins)
-----------------------------------

              (NA) Radiata Red Fins
              (FR) Croisé Rouge
              (DE) Rote Flossen
              (ES) Aletas rojo fantasía
              (IT) Fantasia rossa

Description: "Red flippers with a unique and novel pattern of lines"

             (NA) "Red fins with black accents."


7. Elegant purple fins (Pirate Purple Fins)
-------------------------------------------

              (NA) Pirate Purple Fins
              (FR) Mauve Elégant
              (DE) Elegante lila Flossen
              (ES) Aletas natura púrpura
              (IT) Viola elegante

Description: "Rubber flippers with a purple base and black highlights"

             (NA) "Purple fins with black accents."


8. Mermaid pink fins (Poseidon Pink Fins)
-----------------------------------------

              (NA) Poseidon Pink Fins
              (FR) Sirène Rose
              (DE) Nixenrosa Flossen
              (ES) Aletas rosa sirena
              (IT) Sirena rosa 

Description: "Simple flippers with a pink base and two, thin parallel lines"

             (NA) "Pink fins with black accents."


------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
[13.9] TANKS (MALE)
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

   There are eight air tanks. Get new tanks by completing missions. Tanks are
   strictly rationed - you will not be able to get more than one a month, and
   not in every month.


1. Metal tank (Battleship Gray Tank)
------------------------------------

              (NA) Battleship Gray   
              (FR) Métal
              (DE) Metall-Flasche
              (ES) Botella metal
              (IT) Metallo

Description:  A dull metal tank 

             "A metallic air tank"

             (NA) "A no-nonsense tank that gets the job done."

Unlocked by:  available from start of game


2. Plant tank (Marine Algae Tank)
---------------------------------

              (NA) Marine Algae Tank   
              (FR) Plante
              (DE) Pflanzen-Flasche
              (ES) Botella verde alga
              (IT) Fronda

Description:  A green tank with a dull metal base 

             "An organic-looking air tank with two lines around the base"

             (NA) "A green and white tank with a vegetation theme."


3. Heat tank (Dusty Red Tank)
-------------------------------

              (NA) Dusty Red Tank   
              (FR) Flamme
              (DE) Glut-Flasche
              (ES) Botella rojo coral
              (IT) Fuoco

Description:  A red tank

             "An air tank with a design that conjures up an image of heat"

             (NA) "A light red tank for those who prefer simplicity"


4. Shark tooth tank (Carnivore Tank)
------------------------------------

              (NA) Carnivore Tank   
              (FR) Dents de Requin
              (DE) Haifisch-Flasche
              (ES) Botella azul tiburón
              (IT) Squalo

Description:  A blue tank with a shark motif

             "An individual design featuring a sticker of a shark"

             (NA) "A one-of-a-kind tank with a small shark sticker"


5. Earth tank (Sandy Beach Tank)
--------------------------------

              (NA) Sandy Beach Tank   
              (FR) Argile
              (DE) Meeresboden-Flasche
              (ES) Botella ocre tierra
              (IT) Argilla

Description:  A yellow earth colour

             "A yellowish air tank, made to resemble the earth"

             (NA) "A yellow tank with an earthy feel"


6. Midnight tank (Shark's Eye Tank)
-----------------------------------

              (NA) Shark's Eye Tank   
              (FR) Minuit
              (DE) Mitternachts-Flasche
              (ES) Botella medianoche
              (IT) Mezzanotte

Description:  Plain black

             "A black air tank, made to resemble the night"

             (NA) "A tank as black as the abyss itself"


7. Flame tank (Ocean Fire Tank)
-------------------------------

              (NA) Ocean Fire Tank 
              (FR) Chaleur
              (DE) Flammen-Flasche
              (ES) Botella fuego
              (IT) Calura

Description:  Black, with a flame motif

             "An air tank with a flame design on the rear"

             (NA) "A black tank covered with stylish orange flames"


8. Fresh tank (Fidler's Claw Tank)
----------------------------------

              (NA) Ocean Fire Tank 
              (FR) Fraîcheur
              (DE) Frische-Flasche
              (ES) Botella naranja mar
              (IT) Freschezza

Description:  Dull orange tank with a metal base

             "An orange and white air tank made to resemble fruit"

             (NA) "An orange and white striped tank reminiscent of crab shell"


------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
[13.10] TANKS (FEMALE)
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

   There are eight air tanks. Get new tanks by completing missions. Tanks are
   strictly rationed - you will not be able to get more than one a month, and
   not in every month.


1. Silver tank (Silverfish Tank)
--------------------------------

              (NA) Silverfish Tank   
              (FR) Argent
              (DE) Silberne Flasche
              (ES) Botella plata
              (IT) Argento

Description:  A silvery metal tank 

             "A silver air tank"

             (NA) "This tank isn't made of silver, but it shines like it is."

Unlocked by:  available from start of game


2. Natural mix tank (Blended Earth Tank)
-------------------------------=--------

              (NA) Blended Earth Tank   
              (FR) Nature
              (DE) Naturmix-Flasche
              (ES) Botella camuflaje
              (IT) Foresta

Description:  Camouflage patterned 

             "A camouflage air tank, made to resemble plants and trees"

            (NA) "A camouflage tank for fans of the woodsy look."


3. Ruby tank (Sunken Ruby Tank)
-------------------------------

              (NA) Sunken Ruby Tank   
              (FR) Rubis
              (DE) Rubin-Flasche
              (ES) Botella rubi
              (IT) Rubino

Description:  A dull red tank 

             "A red air tank, made to resemble a ruby"

            (NA) "A dusty-red tank that shines like a jewel in the desert."


4. Emerald tank (Green Coral Tank)
----------------------------------

              (NA) Green Coral Tank   
              (FR) Emeraude
              (DE) Smaragd-Flasche
              (ES) Botella mar esmerelda
              (IT) Smeraldo

Description:  A green and blue bicoloured tank

             "An emerald green air tank, made to resemble the ocean"

            (NA) "A tank inspired by the emerald green sea."


5. Moon tank (Moonlight Tank)
-----------------------------

              (NA) Moonlight Tank   
              (FR) Lune
              (DE) Mond-Flasche
              (ES) Botella pez luna
              (IT) Luna

Description:  A dull earthy yellow tank

             "A yellow air tank, made to resemble the moon"

            (NA) "A yellow tank designed to evoke a moonlit ocean night."


6. Shooting star tank (Nighttime Comet Tank)
--------------------------------------------

              (NA) Nighttime Comet Tank   
              (FR) Etoile Filante
              (DE) Sternschnuppen-Flasche
              (ES) Botella noche estradella
              (IT) Stella cadente

Description:  A black tank with metallic star motifs

             "An air tank with a design featuring stars at night"

            (NA) "A tank featuring shooting stars in a darkened night sky."


7. Bloom tank
-------------
   
              (FR) Floraison
              (DE) Blumen-Flasche
              (ES) Botella rosa flor
              (IT) Bocciolo di rosa

Description:  A plain pink tank

             "A pink air tank, made to resemble a flower blossom"

            (NA) "A pink tank for the diver who wants to be cute at all times."


8. Marine snow tank (Iceberg Tank)
----------------------------------

              (NA) Iceberg Tank
              (FR) Neige des Mars
              (DE) Schnee-Flasche
              (ES) Botella blanco perla
              (IT) Nevíschio

Description:  A plain white tank

             "A white air tank, made to resemble snow"

            (NA) "A tank as white as fresh-fallen snow."



===============================================================================

[14] CALENDAR OF EVENTS

===============================================================================

Some things happen at specific times of year. This is a very selective calendar
of events, but it shows some of the patterns that creatures appear in.

The calendar starts in July, as that is when you start the game.


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
[14.1] SEASONAL
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Summer
------

Common seasonal fish: Blue tang
                      Emperor angelfish
                      Bower's parrotfish 

Ancestral Reef shoal: Japanese jack mackerel


Autumn/Fall
-----------

Common seasonal fish: Orangespine unicornfish/Naso tang
                      Miniata grouper

Ancestral Reef shoal: Chub mackerel

Also a good season for whale-watching.


Winter
------ 

Common seasonal fish: Whitemargin unicornfish
                      Orange-lined triggerfish
                      Lined surgeonfish

Ancestral Reef shoal: Japanese sardine


Spring
------

Common seasonal fish: Clown wrasse
                      Multicolour rainbowfin fish
                      Red sea bream

Ancestral Reef shoal: Atlantic bluefin tuna

Also a good season for whale-watching, especially in the Deep Valley.


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
[14.2] THREE-MONTH CYCLES
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Whales
------

Except for one, all the whales can be found all year round.

But the White Mother (Ancient Mother) is there only when you first find her and
in July, October, January, April.


Seals and Sea lions
-------------------

All of the seals and sea lions can be found in the ocean as well as on deck,
but only in these months:

July, October, January, April:

      Weddell seal in the Green Garden
      Californian sea lion at Sunshine Beach  

August, November, February, May

      Bearded seal in the Green Garden
      Cape fur seal at Sunshine Beach

September, December, March, June

      Spotted seal in the Green Garden
      South American sea lion at Sunshine Beach
        

Penguins
--------

All of the penguins can be found in the ocean as well as on deck. The African
penguin is always around in the Wild Channel area, the others cycle around:

July, October, January, April:

      African penguin at Knives Reef (Comb Reef)
      Gentoo penguin in the Wild Channel area 

August, November, February, May

      Little penguin at Knives Reef (Comb Reef)
      Adelie penguin in the Wild Channel area

September, December, March, June

      Emperor penguin at Knives Reef (Comb Reef)
      Rockhopper penguin in the Wild Channel area




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[14.3] MONTHLY
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

   A word of warning here, I was fast-forwarding to compile this section, so I
   don't have exact dates and may well have missed some things. Corrections
   gratefully received.


July
----

Secret Lake:    Sepau/Tanga days for
                - Blue tang
                - Moorish Idols

Spawning:       Japanese bullhead shark around G5


August
------

Secret Lake:    Sepau/Tanga days for
                - Clown anemone fish
                - Japanese jack mackerel
                - Red stingray

Spawning:       Bigfin reef squid spawning in the Green Garden.
                Japanese bullhead shark eggs around G5


September
---------

Secret Lake:    Sepau/Tanga days for
                - Yellow tang

Spawning:       Bigfin reef squid eggs in the Green Garden
                Japanese bullhead shark eggs around G5


October
-------

Secret Lake:    Sepau/Tanga days for
                - Indo-pacific sailfish
                - Common octopus

Spawning:       Bigfin reef squid hatch in the Green Garden. 
                  Baby squid until November.
                Japanese bullhead shark eggs around G5

November
--------

Secret Lake:    Sepau/Tanga days for
                - Luna lionfish
                - Largehead hairtail

Spawning:       Baby squid in the Green Garden.
                Japanese bullhead shark eggs around G5

December
--------

Secret Lake:    Sepau/Tanga days for
                - Bigeye trevally
                - Red gurnard/Sea Robin
                - Ocean sunfish

             * (In the EU version the email for this last Sepau days refers
                to Manta rays, but it is Ocean sunfish that appear in the lake)

Spawning:       Broadclub Cuttlefish spawning at Sunshine Beach around L5
                Blotchy Swell Shark spawning at Ocean's Graveyard/Ship's Rest
                 around I7

January
-------

Secret Lake:    Sepau/Tanga days for
                - Scalloped hammerhead

Spawning:       Japanese bullhead shark eggs hatch around G5.
                 Young sharks to see. 


February
--------

Secret Lake:    Sepau/Tanga days for
                - Mahi-mahi
                - Cowtail Stingray

Spawning:       Broadclub cuttlefish hatching at Sunshine Beach.
                Baby cuttlefish. 

March
-----

Secret Lake:    Sepau/Tanga days for
                - Chub Mackerel
                - Red cornetfish

Spawning:       Blotchy swell sharks hatch in the Ocean's Graveyard/Ship's
                Rest. Baby sharks. 

April
-----

Secret Lake:    Sepau/Tanga days for
                - Red sea bream 

Spawning:       Baby Blotchy swell sharks in the Ocean's Graveyard/Ship's Rest

May
---

Secret Lake:    Sepau/Tanga days for
                - Opah

Spawning:       Japanese bullhead shark spawning around G5. You can find eggs. 


June
----

Secret Lake:    Sepau/Tanga days for
                - Sailfin tang
                - Oriental Butterflyfish

Spawning:       Japanese bullhead shark spawning around G5. You can find eggs. 


===============================================================================

[15] SPECIES NOT IDENTIFIED IN THE GAME

===============================================================================

   Many species that can been seen in the game are not referenced in the Guide
   to Marine Life/Encyclopedia, and most of these are never named in the game.
   This applies most obviously to corals, sponges, anemones and plants, but
   also to one fish, one worm and one bivalve. 

   This section makes a brave, if foolhardy, attempt to identify them all. At
   least all those that can be zoomed-in on enough to make the attempt. Except
   where the species provide homes for specific identifiable creatures, the
   section has little relevance to gameplay. But as Arika have gone to a lot of
   trouble to get things right it should be of interest to keen players.

   I am not an expert ('novice' would be a better description), and species
   identification seems to be tough enough based on real specimens, let alone
   on digital reproductions in a game. Mistakes are likely.

   The descriptions are sometimes paraphrased from external sources, but the
   location and behaviour information relates more closely to the appearance in
   the game.

   Where there is particular doubt about the exact species depicted I have
   either stuck with the generic name, or favoured the species found in the
   south-west Pacific. Frankly, it is very rare to get an identification that
   close!

Note: I have nowhere near identified all of them yet - and not even started on
      anemones and sea squirts, but this selection should give you a taster. 

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
[15.1] CREATURES
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Bluestreak cleaner wrasse - Labroides dimidiatus
------------------------------------------------

Description:  Tiny bluish fish

              A narrow fish with a long, thin body and a length of 11cm. It has
              a pale yellow body with a black stripe widening from the eye to
              the caudal fin margin.

Location:     Can be seen all year round in the Rock Land (Rock Bluff) area. 

Length:       11 cm / 4 in

Behaviour:    A group of these accompany the Kidako moray, cleaning it. 


Giant clam - Tridacna gigas
---------------------------

Description:  Huge knobbly clam

              A huge bivalve mollusc with a width of 1.2m. It is sedentary in
              habit and feeds by the photosynthesis of algae in its mantle.

Location:     Can be seen all year round in relatively shallow areas where
              there is coral. 

Example:      Main map/Taganuah Bay(Tanganua Bay) (H2(6,9),4m,14ft)

Length:       1.2 m / 4 ft

Behaviour:    Sometimes houses small fish.


Giant Tubeworm - Riftia pachyptila
----------------------------------

Description:  A white worm with a bright red plume

              A tubeworm that lives at great depths. It has no digestive tract
              but feeds by chemosynthesis, where bacteria turn oxygen, hydrogen
              sulfide, carbon dioxide, etc. into organic molecules. The bright
              red color of the plume structures results from several
              extraordinarily complex hemoglobins found in them.

Location:     Can be seen in clusters around hydrothermal vents on the deep
              ocean floor all year round. 

Example:      Abyss/Hydrothermal Vents at H5 on the Abyss map

Length:       2.4 m / 8 ft

Behaviour:    Anchored to the sea bed in large groups surrounding vents.


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[15.2] PLANTS
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Kelp - Laminaria sp
-------------------

Description:  A plant-like alga with a tall stem and broad 'leaves'

              Pacific kelp is a large species of brown algae. Kelps grow
              throughout the cold temperate regions of the world. They are
              known as kelp beds where there is no surface canopy and kelp
              forests where they form a canopy. 

              Like other algae species, kelps attach to the substrate using a
              holdfast. The holdfast extends into a stem or trunk ending in
              broad, flat blades. A gas-filled pneumatocyst is found beneath
              the blade, which floats the kelp at the surface. They take up
              nutritents generated by the constantly moving seawater. 
             (marinebio.org)

Location:     Can be seen mostly in brackish waters 

Example:      Entrance to the Green Garden F1 on the main map

Height:       30 m / 100 ft (shorter than this in the game)

Behaviour:    Home to species of sea dragon.

Note:         bit of a geographic anomaly here, the plant in the game looks to
              me like Laminaria sp, but the Leafy sea dragon usually lives
              among Australian brown kelps of Durvilleia, Ecklonia and
              Macrocystis spp


Eel Grass/Tape Grass - Vallisneria spiralis
-------------------------------------------

Description:  A grass-like plant with strap-like leaves in clusters  

              A a submersed plant that spreads by runners and sometimes forms
              tall underwater meadows. Leaves arise in clusters from their
              roots. The leaves have rounded tips, and definite raised veins.
              Single white female flowers grow to the water surface on very
              long stalks. Tape grass fruit is a banana-like capsule having many
              tiny seeds.
              (Wikipedia)

              Vallisnerias are dioecious, with separate male and female
              flowering plants. These flowers appear on special stems that can
              grow as much as 2 cm. (1/2 inch) per *hour*.
              (wetwebmedia)

Location      Can be seen mostly in brackish waters 

Example:      Green Garden at (F1(4,4),9m,30ft)

Height:       50 cm / 2 ft (apparent height in the game)


Halimeda - Halimeda sp - possibly Halimeda tuna
-----------------------------------------------

Description: A green alga with a body of calcified green segments

             A typical Halimeda alga is a flexible string of flattened leaf-like
             structures often referred to as segments. Each segment is a deposit
             of calcium carbonate covered by the algal protoplasm and connected
             to its neighbors by a thin strand, giving the plant its
             flexibility. Some species, such as H. copiosa, take on the form of
             long necklaces, as if green disk-shaped charms had been fitted on a
             thin chain. The most common species, H. tuna and H. discoidea, have
             larger segments and grow in somewhat shorter chains. 

Location:    Found where the water is rich in calcium, so near the entrance to
             the limestone caves

Example:     Mermaid's Grotto at (L7(0,1),14m,46ft)

Height:      15 cm / 6 in (apparent height in the game)



-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
[15.3] SPONGES
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Giant barrel sponge - Xestospongia testudinaria
-----------------------------------------------

Description:  Huge hollow purple thing 

              A large barrel-shaped sponge with a hollow interior and a height
              of about 2m. It has a reddish-purple exterior and a pale interior.
              Often a home for small fish. 

Location:     Can be seen in all areas of Manaurai where there is coral.

Example:      a group at Main map/West of the Atoll (C8(2,4),2m,7ft)

Height:       2 m / 7 ft (apparent height in the game)

Behaviour:    Can sometimes be seen spawning (giving off blue or yellow confetti
              flakes which look like a small shoal of fish). Often a signal that
              there is something to see inside.

Notes:       'Divers are often tempted to climb inside which is, of course, not
              a sensible thing to do.' 
             (http://www.mldiversnegril.com/giant_barrel_sponge.htm)


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[15.4] CORALS
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Soft Coral/Carnation Coral - Dendronephthya sp
----------------------------------------------

Description:  A bendy coral with grey stems and pink 'flowers' 

              An order of corals which do not produce calcium carbonate
              skeletons and so are neither reef-building corals nor do they lay
              new foundations for future corals. Instead they contain minute,
              spiney skeletal elements called sclerites. They cannot
              photosynthesise and feed on phytoplankton in the water.

Location:     Can be seen in all areas of Manaurai where there is coral.

              Mostly found in shaded or mostly shaded areas, under ledges,
              overhangs, and in caves (www.reefs.org)

Example:      A nice group can be found at
              Mahla Baoh's Jaw (The Chin of Maala Pao) (D8(1,5),4m,13ft)

Height:       2.5 m / 8 ft 

Behaviour:    Can conceal rare species

Note:         There are other similar corals, like Nephthia spp - it might be
              one of those


Red Coral - Corallium japonicum
-------------------------------

Description:  A branching red coral

              With a history predating the ancient glories of Rome, precious red
              coral has been revered since early civilizations for its color,
              luster and texture. Found in ocean depths of approximately 500 to
              1,000 feet, red coral grows at a very slow rate-only about 1/4
              inch per year - making it a highly treasured gemstone.
             (www.jsbeads.com)

Location:     Can be found in deep, dark areas

Examples:     at the back of caves in the Abyss

Height:       70 cm / 2 ft (apparent height in the game)

Note:         c. japonicum preferred to c. rubrum: Pacific habitat 


Staghorn Coral - Acropora virgata
---------------------------------

Description:  A bushy, branching coral

              A branching coral with cylindrical branches ranging from a few
              centimeters to over two meters in length and height. Can be seen
              in green and purple varieties

Location:     Can be seen in all areas of Manaurai where there is coral

              Mainly in the shallower areas

Examples:     south of Blue Hall/Blue Holes at (M3(2,8),12m,39ft)

Height:       60 cm / 2 ft (apparent height in the game)

Behaviour:    the favourite home of the Mandarinfish and several gobies

Note:         the only coral specifically identified in the game (in some of
              the creature information) 


Closed Brain Coral - Oulophyllia sp
-----------------------------------

Description:  A large yellow/green ball with widely-spaced maze-like patterns

              Looks very similar to other brain/boulder corals from a distance,
              but when zoomed-in you can see the patterns on the surface, with
              ridges of corallites separated by ditches of about the same width.

Location:     Can be seen in all areas of Manaurai where there is coral

Examples:     south of Blue Hall/Blue Holes at (M3(2,3),12m,39ft)

Diameter:     1.5 m / 5 ft (apparent diameter in the game)

Behaviour:    sometimes inhabited by blennies

Note:         or possibly Colpophyllia sp  


Brain Coral - Diploria labyrinthiformus
---------------------------------------

Description:  A large yellow/green ball with narrowly-spaced maze-like patterns

              Looks very similar to other brain/boulder corals from a distance,
              but when zoomed-in you can see the patterns on the surface, with
              very closely-packed labyrinths of corallite ridges.

Location:     (?) Can't remember where I saw it

Examples:     (?) No idea

Diameter:     1.5 m / 5 ft (apparent diameter in the game) (?)

Behaviour:    sometimes inhabited by blennies

Note:         or possibly Platygyra, or Leptonia/Leptoria


Table coral - Acropora efflorescens
-----------------------------------

Description:  A green, flat, round coral. From above it has lots of tiny, 
              closely-packed 'fingers' forming the table surface. From below
              it has a wide 'trunk' spreading outwards to the table above. 

Location:     Can be seen in all areas of Manaurai where there is coral

Examples:     Coral Forest, on the tall formations near the centre.
              (L2(3,3),6m,20ft) 

Diameter:     2m/6ft 

Behaviour:    Many fish are found near this coral. Some, like the Moorish
              idol and the Samurai squirrelfish, like to hide in or under it.

Note:         Or could be A. clethrata? 


Sea fan - Melithaea sp
----------------------

Description:  A flat intricately growing fan made of may separate branches and
              branchlets. Usually red or orange-coloured. 

Location:     Can be seen in all areas of Manaurai where there is coral, often
              growing from vertical coral walls

Examples:     At Mermaids Grotto/Mermaid Tunnel (L7(5,3),8m,26ft)

Length:       1.2m/4ft

Behaviour:    A favourite home of the Sakuradai/Cherry grouper

Note:         Or possibly Annella sp


Hedgehog Coral/Lettuce Coral - Echinopora lamellosa
---------------------------------------------------

Description:  Looks exactly like a green open lettuce or cabbage, and not at
              all like a hedgehog.

Location:     Can be seen in all areas of Manaurai where there is coral, most
              usually on shallow reefs

Examples:     You can easily find one spawning in the Lagoon

Length:       3 ft 

Behaviour:    Small demoiselles seem to like it.

Note:         Or possibly Montipuna caprocornus


'Baby table coral' - Mycodium Elephantotus
------------------------------------------

Description:  Very similar in general appearance to the ordinary table coral,
              except that this clings close to coral rocks in groups. In
              close-up you can see that the surface is smoother with fewer,
              more widely-spaced 'fingers'. 

Location:     Can be seen in all areas of Manaurai where there is coral, most
              usually on shallow reefs

Examples:     A good collection at (L2(9,0),4.5m,15ft)

Diameter:     2 ft 

Note:         Or possibly Porites Lichen?


Birds Nest Coral - Seriatopora sp
---------------------------------

Description:  A small, usually pale branching coral. In close-up you can see
              that the tip of each 'branch' is made up of two stubby divergent
              fingers. 

Location:     Can be seen in all areas of Manaurai where there is coral, most
              usually on shallow reefs

Examples:     A good collection at (L2(5,3),4.7m,16ft)

Diameter:     2 ft 

Note:         Or possibly Acropora palifera?


Candelabrum Coral - Rumphella sp 
--------------------------------

Description:  An upright branching coral looking very like an extravagant
              Jewish menorah. Unfortunately for us, it cannot be zoomed in on
              in the game, so we only have the shape to go on. 

Location:     Can be seen in all areas of Manaurai where there is coral, most
              usually on shallow reefs

Examples:     Near the entrance of the Lagoon at (M1(1,2),3.6m,11ft)

Height:       6 ft 

Notes:        Very dodgy identification here. Went by a photo of Plexaura sp,
              but that doesn't grow in the Pacific


Sea whip - Junceela sp
-----------------------

Description:  A single spindly, bowed thread from a distance. Close up you 
              you can see the polyps clearly.

Location:     Can be seen in all areas of Manaurai where there is coral

Examples:     (M3(2,3),12m,40ft)

Height:       2 m / 6 ft 

Behaviour:    Often a home for seahorses


Purple Sea Whip - Menella sp
----------------------------

Description:  A tall, slender elegant coral, sparsely branched. Unfortunately
              for us, it cannot be zoomed in on in the game, so we only have
              the shape to go on.

Location:     There is one near the entrance to the Caves

Examples:     (L7(0,2),3.7m,12ft)

Height:       2 m / 6 ft 


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[16] ONLINE PLAY

===============================================================================

   Online play lets you dive with another player. Either you visit their boat
   or they come to yours. You will need a broadband connection to your Wii.

   What you do when you are there is up to you, you might:

   - jointly search areas
   - have a guided tour
   - look for treasures
   - play games (try hide'n'seek with the compass turned off)
   - use the underwater pen to make obstacle courses for racing
   - try synchronised swimming
   
   It is also useful for getting a sneak preview of seasons you haven't
   reached yet.

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[16.1] GETTING STARTED
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   The Gate on the foredeck of the Gabbiano is where you go for everything
   online. 


Gate - Use gate
---------------

Description: "Visit friends and welcome them on board here. Use the options in
              the various menus to get everything prepared."

              Used for online multiplayer through Nintendo Wi-Fi.

Controls:     Gives the following options:
              - Open Gate
              - Go diving
              - Confirm Friend Code
              - Friend roster


Open Gate 
---------

Description: "Allow friends to come here"

              Connects you to Nintendo Wi-fi, and allows other people to visit
              your boat. But only if they have registered your Friend Code and
              you have registered theirs.  

              Your game progress is saved before the connection is made.


Go Diving    (option available if the gate is closed)
---------

Description: "Go and dive at a friend's place"

              Brings up a list of your registered friends. Those who are online
              are highlighted in white, others are greyed-out.

              Click on the one you want to visit and you will travel to their
              boat on a jet-ski.

           *  You can take a dolphin partner with you.   


Part Ways    (option available if the gate is open)
---------

              Finish the online session


Confirm Friend Code
-------------------

              This is where you find out what your friend code is. So it is
              (very nearly) the first thing you need to do.

              Only works when you have connected to Nintendo Wi-Fi for the
              first time with this character. So the first time, you need to
              open the gate first. Now go in here and you will see your friend
              code.

              There is a different friend code for each save file.


Friend Roster
-------------

              This is where you register other people's Friend Codes so you can
              go diving with them.

              Click on "New Entry" to enter a new friend code
              - enter the code your friend has given you
              - enter a name. It does not have to be anything particular, just
                so long as you remember who is who. 


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[16.2] SPECIAL CONTROLS
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   Most of the controls for online play are the same as in the single-player
   game. There is an extra control for communicating during a dive.


Map 
---

   Each diver sees their own map (as it is on their own file)

   The map shows an extra yellow arrow besides the usual red arrow. 

   - The red arrow is you
   - the yellow arrow is the other diver


Compass
-------

   The compass has an extra grey indicator on it, showing the horizontal
   direction of the other diver from you.


COMMUNICATE
-----------

   You can communicate with the other player using the equivalent of
   standard diving signals.   

   Press UP on the D-Pad to start, then:

   Up - Greetings
   --------------

      Down  - "Hello"
      Right - "This is fun!"
      Up    - "Thanks"
      Left  - "Bye"

   Left - Instructions 1
   ---------------------
   
      Down  - "Follow me"
      Right - "Where?"
      Up    - "After you"
      Left  - "This way"

   Right - Instructions 2
   ----------------------

      Down  - "Let's go back"
      Right - "Shall we dive?"
      Up    - "Look!"
      Left  - "Are you ready?"

   Down - Reply
   ------------

      Down  - "OK"
      Right - "What?"
      Up    - "Wait!"
      Left  - "No ..."


   Press (B) to exit this menu


Underwater pen
--------------

   The underwater pen effectively simulates the traditional diver's slate.
   Use it to write messages to the other player or, given the shortage of ink,
   to draw arrows.

 * The other diver cannot see what you are writing until you press "OK". So
   don't forget to do that. 


Other controls
--------------

   ... are the same as in the single-player game.

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[16.3] ETIQUETTE
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  It may seem odd to have a section on etiquette in a game FAQ, but with the 
  limited communication available it is worth mentioning a few things.


Before starting
---------------

  Check that both players are on the same continent. It is very frustrating to
  try to dive but be told the friend code is invalid because of region locking.

  Agree who is hosting and who is visiting, and at what time and in which time
  zone.

  Agree roughly where you are going to dive, or what you are going to see or
  do. Or at least who will be leading. It is very difficult to sort this out 
  at the time.


Parting company
---------------

  It is best to agree how long you will be diving for, so that parting does not
  come as a surprise.

  If you want to end the session, it is politest to signal
     "Let's go back",
     "Thanks", and
     "Bye"
  before going to the gate and selecting "Part Ways".

  Alternative methods of ending the session, such as turning your Wii off, are
  frowned upon in polite company.


During the dive
---------------

  It's your game, do what you want, but:

  Do keep in touch with the other player.

  If you are writing a message, signal "Look" to attract attention and give
  the other diver time to get to you.


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[16.4] WHAT YOU CAN SEE AND DO
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Regions locked
--------------

   Online play is region-locked. North Americans can only play with other North
   Americans and Europeans/Australians with each other.

   - If you try to dive with someone from another region you will get a message
     that the friend code is not valid


Areas accessible
----------------

   Aquarium: not available, it is not shown on the map

   Caves:    can be entered only if the host has learnt cave diving

   Abyss:    can be entered only if the host has the deep diving mix

   Ruins:    can be entered only if the host has entered them before
   
   Ocean's Graveyard/Ship's Rest: available only if the host has it unlocked


Night diving
------------

   You can dive at night even if you do not have night diving equipment


On the boat
-----------

   Cabin:      the visitor cannot enter the host's cabin.

               the host can't move the boat if the visitor is 'busy'. This
               includes if the visitor is sitting on the deckchair!  

   Catherine:  isn't on the deck. It looks like you have sent her to swab
               the bilges or something

   Deckchair:  either player can use the deckchair, but not both at once.

   Gate:       the visitor can use the gate only to "Part Ways"

   Item box/footlocker: the visitor cannot open this

   Noticeboard: the visitor can read the noticeboard

   Ramp:       either player can use the ramp, but not both at the same time,
               the other can watch the training from on deck

   Stereo:     the visitor cannot use the stereo


Creatures
---------

   Creatures are visible to the visitor if they are available on the host's
   file. So the visitor will be able to see unlockable creatures, but only if
   the host has already unlocked them (this goes for whales, dolphins, and the
   White Mother (Ancient Mother)).

   EXCEPT that 

      if the host has, and the visitor has not, unlocked Magu Tapah,
      he will be visible to the host but not to the visitor.

   New creatures cannot be unlocked during an online dive so, for example, if
   the host has not unlocked the Right Whale you can dive at the Wild Channel
   without seeing it at all.

   You cannot ride on the other diver's partner.


Creature Information   
--------------------

   When you focus on the creature you will see the information that the host
   has on it - this may be more or less than you know about it.

   If you interact with a creature you can obtain more information, but this
   is not saved when the diving session ends.   

   Click on the other diver's partner and you will see its partner details,
   unless the other player has not unlocked any partner details, when you will
   see the species details.
 

Camera
------

   Any photographs you take are stored in your camera, and you can save them
   to your photo album after the dive is finished.


The other diver
---------------

   Online is the only time you can see what the camera and the underwater
   whistle look like (if the other diver is using them).

   Look carefully when communicating and you will see the standard diving
   signals being used.


Treasures
---------

   The visitor can collect treasures from the hosts file, and both divers can
   collect the same treasure.

   New static treasures are visible to, and can be collected by, the visitor
   even if they have already been collected by (and so are invisible to) the
   host.

   Any treasures you collect online are kept when the session ends.

   If a collected treasure triggers some comment from Catherine or some action,
   this will happen on your own file after the online session ends.


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[16.5] AFTER THE DIVE
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

   When the online session is over, you will be back on your own file.


Date and Time
-------------

   The date and time are the same as when the dive started. An online session
   takes up no in-game time.


Location
--------

   Your boat is back where it was when you started the online dive.


Map
---

   Your map is the same as it was when the dive started. No new areas are
   uncovered.


Creature information
--------------------

   You have no new creature information.


Treasures
---------

   Any treasures you found online are now in your footlocker. You get to keep
   them.


Photographs
-----------

   Any photographs you took online are in your camera. Don't forget to move
   them to your photo album if you want to keep them.



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[17] MYTHOLOGY

===============================================================================

The in-game mythology, like all myths, is tantalisingly loose. This section is
a mock-serious analysis of the available information and is necessarily
somewhat speculative. Indeed, the conclusion is rampantly so.

Note that as the mythology is not essential to the game play the details may
vary between different translations of the game. This section is based only on
the EU (English) translation. Feel free to make your own interpretations.

This section was written before I completed the game, so if it contains any
spoilers about any ending I can only goggle in disbelief.   

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[17.1] DEITIES
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

White Mother/Ancient Mother
---------------------------

The senior goddess.

             "The ancient legends passed down generations say that this white
              whale is the protector of the seas around Manaurai. All residents,
              from children to adults know of these legends and regard this
              whale as an object of faith." 
             (White Mother creature information)

             "According to the Paoul myth, he was the youngest of six sons of
              the goddess 'White Mother'" 
             (Magu Tapah creature information)

Magu Tapah
----------

God of violence and death. Eldest of the six sons of the White Mother.

             "Its name is that of the god of violence and death that features in
              myths told around the islands of Paoul." 
             (Magu Tapah creature information)

             "... the God of Violence and Death who had the form of Magu Tapah,
              a giant great white."
             (Catherine, after you find the Shark-tooth necklace)  


Tso, Matah, Wengah, Tsi Matah Wenga
-----------------------------------

Tso             - god of storms 
Matah           - god of calm 
Wengah          - god of war 
Tsi Matah Wenga - an unruly god 

             "... according to legend, they belonged to a medium who served Tso,
              Matah and Wengah, the Gods of storms, calm and war, who decorated
              her body with them.  Tso, Matah and Wengah were said to be the
              ruler of orcas ..." 
             (Catherine, after you find the Life Beads) 

             "Tsi Matah Wengah, an unruly god, was entrusted with ensuring that
              the violent god of death didn't escape."
             (Magu Tapah creature information)

It is not clear whether Tso/Tsi, Matah and Wengah/Wenga are one god, or three,
or maybe four with a confusing similarity of names. However, one would perhaps
expect a god of storms, calm and war to be a little unruly.

This does, though, explain why the Orca and Magu Tapah are in the Ocean's
Graveyard/Ship's Rest.

 
Beluga
------ 

             "According to the Manaurai legends, a god in the form of a white
              dolphin came forth and gave protection to an ancient royal family.
              White dolphins often appear in the legends that are told in this
              region."
             (Beluga partner information)


Bottlenose Dolphin
------------------ 

             "in ancient times for the inhabitants of the neighbouring islands
              of the Paoul Republic, the bottlenose dolphin was once seen as an
              object of faith"
             (Bottlenose dolphin partner information)


Other possibilities
-------------------

False killer whale - "tirelessly protects the mermaid's treasure" 
              (False killer whale partner information)

Orca          "According to Paoul legend ... a great human king and the killer
               whale king made a pact."
              (Orca partner information)

Other dolphins seem not to occur in the legends.


Conclusions
-----------

It seems clear that the White Mother (Ancient Mother) is some sort of great
goddess, and that both Magu Tapah and Tsi Mata Wengah are either two, four or
five of her six sons.

There is some confusion between gods and kings, and it may be that the ancient
kings have been gradually deified. 


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[17.2] FLOOD LEGENDS
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

The Storyboard tells the myth of the judgment fruit. According to Douglas:

             "Once, on a small island, a mysterious tree grew.  Its fruit was 
              highly sought after so the people worked to protect it.  One day,
              the king of a larger island invaded and killed all the people.  
              He brought back the fruit to his queen, who devoured it greedily.
              Suddenly, it began to rain heavily.  It continued for over a 
              year, and the island sank into the ocean. It is said that the 
              fruit was cursed..."
             (email from Douglas after finding the Storyboard)

When we find the Old Bracelet (Ancient Bracelet) Catherine explains:   

             "an old Paoul folk tale about a kingdom long ago that was 
              threatened by a great flood and of a brave prince who could
              control dolphins using the power of a mysterious bracelet.  He
              used it to avert the disaster and all was well."

When we find the Caves, Douglas tells the legend:

             "Long ago in Manaurai there was a castle which sank into the sea
              after an earthquake. The queen escaped via a white tunnel, but
              it filled with water and she became a mermaid..."
             (email from Douglas after finding the Caves)

So, there is large island that sank into the ocean (Storyboard), a flood
somewhere whose impact was averted (Bracelet), and an earthquake in Manaurai
(Caves).

These may be the same or different events.


Mysteries of ancient writing
----------------------------

On finding the Sphere of Manaurai (Iron Pearl of Manoa Lai), Catherine tells us:

            "The people of ancient Paoul didn't possess ... writing"


On finding the Nephrite Inscription (Inscribed Nephrite), Prof. Mueller says:

            "Half is written in ancient Manaurai script.  The other half
             is in the carved symbols, or petroglyphs, of ancient Paoul, which
             we can already comprehend. Using these petroglyphs, we can 
             decipher the Manaurai script."

The mysterious stones in the Ruins are inscribed with the Manaurai script.

There seems to be a contradiction between Catherine's statement and Prof.
Mueller's ready recognition of Manaurai script. This can be resolved if the
inhabitants of Manaurai were not the "people of ancient Paoul". They were
interlopers or invaders or some other sort of migrant, and they brought their
language with them. 

Even so, it is a bit dismissive of Catherine to not recognise petroglyphs as
writing, but then this is not her area of speciality.

If this is so, it suggests that Manaurai is the "small island" of the Myth of
the Judgment Fruit and was invaded by the inhabitants of the sunken large
island who displaced (to put it politely) the aboriginals.


The engraved stones in the Ruins
--------------------------------

Stone 1 suggests the stones were physically transported from a distant location

Stone 2 shows the written language is not Polynesian or Micronesian

        (sounds like we were right about the language being imported)

Stone 3 definitely suggests it is a completely different form of writing

Stone 4 dates the writing at 5-10,000 years, from a sophisticated civilisation

Stone 5 shows an enormous triangular continent where the Pacific should be 

Stone 6 bears the arms of an ancient kingdom, perhaps the ruins were left by
        the original settlers, the ancestors of the people of Paoul

The translation of the stones includes

            "The flood comes forth... the king stands firm against the God and
             his flood...eternal sleep covers the earth. The kingdoms fate is
             decided...he falls with his city. A new kingdom springs up in the
             west..." 

There is a difficulty here. As one astute Gamefaqs poster pointed out, the
stones seem to describe the flood that destroyed the ruins. But if so, who
wrote them - and why and how would you attach them to the now flooded ruins
even if you survived to do it?  

The answer lies in the first stone. They were transported here. The stones
describe another flood: the one that destroyed the Pacific continent, not the
one that sank the Atoll in Manaurai.

The temple was built by seven ancient kings in memory of the flood that
destroyed their homeland. (This also explains why there were seven kings even
though Manaurai is scarcely big enough to accommodate one king.)

So Manaurai is the "new kingdom in the west": as Constantinople was to
Rome and New Amsterdam to Amsterdam.

Or at least it was until it too succumbed to flooding and earthquakes, as in
the legend of the mermaid.

Loose ends
----------

We are left with the strange myth of the brave prince who controlled dolphins
to avert the disaster of a flood (from the Bracelet).

If this was the flood that destroyed the Pacific continent, then presumably the
dolphins took some part in the migration to Manaurai. It was not the flood, but 
the disaster of its impact (perhaps only on the aristocracy) that was averted.


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[17.3] A CURSE AND A PACT
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


The creepy verses
-----------------

The Intriguing Idol (Deity Idol) gives us the verse 

             "Child of Hin and Joan, A spell on Wahga thrown,
              Crime of impure blood, The sleeping one, atone"

And the unknown email sender tells us to

             "Heed these words if you want to escape the ancient curse that has
              been placed upon this object.  The statue contains the spirit of
              an evil god from the Paleolithic era.  Delve too deep into this
              matter and your hair will turn white with fear..."  

We do not know when the statue was made, nor when the curse was placed on it,
nor when, or if, the curse has been activated before. We do know that it still
has some power now (the power to trigger emails at least), and so it is safe to
assume it had some power in the past.

And presumably the verse is the curse.

But we don't know anything about Hin, Joan and Wahga either. So what follows is
necessarily speculative ...

And as the statue was found in the Ruins, it seems likely that the curse was
activated after the ruins were built and may well have be the cause of the
earthquake that sank the Ruins and flooded the palace.  

It seems that the child of Hin and Joan was some sort of crime of impure
blood. This suggests the offspring of an illicit liaison that was frowned upon.

The only illicit relationship that springs to mind is between humans and
dolphins. The offspring of which would be a mermaid obviously. So this ties in
nicely with the mermaid legends.  

So it seems that the curse was revenge for the birth of a mermaid hybrid. 

However the curse was not aimed at the child, but the obscure 'sleeping one',
and we also know that:
            
             "in recorded history, the number of attacks on humans has been
              exceedingly low. According to Paoul legend, this is because a
              great human king and the killer whale king made a pact"
             (Orca partner information)


The Pact
--------

So the pact was at least one of protection. In fact there are two sorts of
protection arrangements mentioned in the game, as earlier in the Orca partner
information we find that: 

             "Although friendly with dolphins, killer whales stand one rank
              above, and dominate them like a kind of royalty. However, they
              have gained the dolphins' trust by offering protection from
              approaching sharks."
             (Orca partner information)

So, the Orca gives protection to the other seven dolphins and to the people of
Paoul. Could these both be the result of the same pact? Seven dolphins, seven
kings ... could be. It might be that the pact went something like this:

             'You have heinously offended my people but I will offer you a pact.
              If you seven kings will come and live with me as dolphins then I
              will give you my protection from the dangers of the ocean, and I
              will not harm the mermaid child but will protect her and her
              descendants for ever. But your temples and palaces will be
              destroyed and your civilisation will die.'
             (rampantly speculative reconstruction of Orca-speak)

But there is a problem here, as the legend tells us that the mermaid did not
escape the drowned palace - the handmaid did:

             "The only person to escape the tunnel was the Queen's handmaid who 
              followed a mysterious green light and found her way out. A green
              object... maybe it is somehow connected to that cave"
             (email from Douglas)

Now, we can reasonably assume that these ancient curses were fit for purpose -
that they did what was said on the tin - otherwise the curse trade would have
dropped right off in paleolithic times. So if the curse was not meant to harm
the mermaid it wouldn't have done. It is an inescapable conclusion that it was
the mermaid princess *disguised* as a handmaid who escaped. Indeed, it is
unlikely that a mermaid would have any particular problem in escaping from a
flood.

And the fact that the pact was for the protection of the princess and of her
descendants implies two things: first, that the mermaid is an ancestor of the
modern people of Paoul (who are protected by the pact), and second that mermaids
can have children - which suggests that they take mermaid form only when they
are in contact with water. Indeed, we know from Douglas's email that the queen
turned into a mermaid only when the tunnel filled with water. Presumably
seawater only, as otherwise showering could prove embarrassingly slippery. 

And as mermaid genes are of course expressed only in the female line, the
fishermen of Paoul are unaffected. Luckily.
 

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[17.4] THE ASTONISHING CONCLUSION
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Since Catherine Sunday is descended, through her mother, from the ancient
people of Paoul, this means that she carries dolphin/mermaid genes.

When she says she "can't" swim she is using the word "can't" in a special way,
expressing not physical impossibility (as in 'I can't fly') but fear of the
consequences (as in 'I can't jump out of this aeroplane'). 

If she really can't swim what is she doing with an underwater camera?

Once she touches the seawater she will turn into a mermaid and, turning a quick
double-backflip, swim off into the appealing Manaurai sunset.

No wonder she is a bit mixed up. On the other hand, if she ever got into that
aquarium - the takings would surely increase.

Douglas knows all this of course. He has done for a long time. It's what led
him into becoming such an expert on the local mythology, and why he is so
protective of Catherine. And why she spends the occasional night in his
apartment in Kayah, in a bath full of seawater, having her hair done.


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[19] VERSION HISTORY

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0.1 Jan 2008 Includes:
             Overview, story walkthrough, all missions/locations/partners, 
             all creatures, 
             42/47 treasures,
             precise locations of all static treasures,
             all usual controls,
             all people encountered during the game, 
             all in-game music 

0.2 Jan 2008 minor corrections
             changes in finding non-shiny treasures - my theory was not right

0.3 Jan 2008 names extended to cover NA release (started)
             depths given in both metres (EU) and feet (NA)
             section 5 walkthrough - now believed complete and accurate
             section 13 hairstyles & gear - believed complete male list
             NEW section 14 - calendar of events (incomplete)
             NEW section 15 - species not identified in the game (started)

0.4 Feb 2008 More NA release details incorporated:
             - all creatures (we think)
             - all locations
             - all characters
             46 of 47 treasures identified
             walkthrough text (almost) version-neutral
             other minor changes

0.5 Mar 2008 All treasures identified (whoopee!)
             NA creature names, and lengths in ft and inches (complete) 
             NA descriptions of treasure items (started)
             NA male & female hairstyles and diving gear (almost there)
             NEW SECTION 17 Backstory and mythology (started)
             8 more unidentified species in section 15
             other minor changes

0.6 Apr 2008 Contents list tidied up.
             Section 1 edited and trimmed down 
             Section 3 extended to cover more difficulties faced by new players
             Sections 9 (locations), 11 (creatures), 12 (treasures) reworked
                 and reformatted for clarity and coverage. Now (barring
                 mistakes) in their final form             
             All location and creature and most treasure names in
                 French, German, Spanish & Italian
             Section 17 - removed 'background' section - not interesting enough 
                 completed 'mythology' section

0.7 Apr 2008     added a picture at the top
                 section     1   - cleaned and tidied - now in final form
                 section     3   - cleaned, tidied and slightly expanded
                                   with a few more common difficulties
                 section     4   - cleaned and tidied - now in final form
                 section     5   - cleaned and tidied - now in final form
                 section     6.1 - more detail on guided dives
                 section     6.2 - more detail on photo missions
                 section     7   - cleaned and tidied - now in final form
                                   with additional character notes 
             NEW subsection  7.3 - Places
                 section     8.1 - added references to Hayley's albums
                 section     9   - changed presentation of location details
                                   (thanks to 'Mario maniac') - final form
                 section     9.1 - cleaned and tidied - now in final form
                                   with additional notes 
                 section    10   - cleaned and tidied - now in final form
           * NEW subsection 11.A - Guide to finding Underwater Life
           * NEW subsection 11.B - Guide to finding Shore Life (long promised!)
           * NEW subsection 12.A - Treasure-Hunting Guide 
             NEW subsection 14.1 - Seasonal calendar
                 subsection 14.2 - reformatted and expanded (still not complete)
                 section    17   - added a bit more evidence to the mythology
                 section 15      - reformatted and a few more added
                                   Now 20 species and counting ... 

0.8 May 2008 NEW introduction
                 section     1   - Added how to use Ctrl-F
                 section     4   - Added Compass Help, Lazy Swimming trick,
                                   Spin Trick 
                 section     5   - Now complete. 
                                   Corrected criteria for completing Caves,
                                   Abyss and Ruins, and criteria for night
                                   diving.
                                   Added other languages.
                 subsection  8.2 - Now complete. 
                                   Added full details of MP3 playback
                 section     9.1 - Added other languages
                 subsection 10.2 - Added feeding, whistle & camera controls
                 subsection 11.A - Tidied up
                 section    11   - Added some more details of fish behaviour
                                   minor corrections 
                 section    12   - Unlockables now complete and correct
                 section    13   - Now complete.
                                   Completed NA details (thanks Waltmck)
                                   Added EU Female gear and hairstyles
                                   Whole section reformatted, added other
                                   languages and fully cross-referenced to
                                   Salvaged Items  
                 section    14   - completed and reshaped, now mostly finished
                                   except for inaccuracies
             NEW section    16   - Online play started (thanks Loulou43)


0.81 May 2008    Contents          correction - diving gear now complete
                 section     3     correction to getting the lamp
                 section     5     added NA email headers
                                   restructured dolphin events
                                   walkthrough now complete

0.9 May 2008     section     5   - changed criteria for Caves/Abyss (again!)
                 section     6.2 - NA grading for photography missions 
                 section     7.3 - added web links for Palau
                 section     9.2 - NA descriptions of dive sites
                                 - email text for pirate ship  
                 section     9.6 - Ruins stones internationalized  
                 section    11   - FULL creature information for all species!
                 section    12   - Found the 47th treasure!
                                 - NA fragment names, transcripts of EU and
                                   NA responses from Catherine and associated
                                   email correspondence for shiny treasures

1.0 Jul 2008                         - minor edits and corrections throughout
                    section  9       - added completion criteria for each area
             NEW subsection 12.B     - distribution of treasures
                    section 14       - calendar for April/November completed
                    section 16       - completed online play (thanks kinp)

2.0 Oct 2011                     - corrected Spanish spellings
                                 - minor edits
                                 - final version

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[20] CREDITS/CONTACT INFO/LEGAL

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Hall of Fame
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   (of NA/EU players posting on gamefaqs/gamespot)

   bigbadwolf - first to 100% species         - Jan 2008      
   margaret_e - first to 100% treasures       - 31 March 2008  
   waltmck    - deepest dive in NA (999.9 ft) - March 2008      


Credits
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   Arika and Nintendo for making such a fantastic, compelling game.

   Hayley Westenra for the stunning music.

   Gamefaqs for hosting the FAQ & for the lively message board that led to it.

   Gamefaqs contributors, and especially:

   For early development and ideas

      mayhemmaniac    for the Secrets(Spoilers) thread which started me off
      bigbadwolf      for the initial sealife directory, some creatures and
                      treasures and sharing plot research 
      _isa_           for how to stop Catherine nagging about the Abyss
      jim profit      for precision in locating items 
      Alaylith        for persuading me to research the plot properly
      emotoiletfish and Loulou43  for my first online dives 
      isacheese and bigbadwolf    for telling me I had something badly wrong
      Mario maniac    for pointing out a glitch in the locations section 

   For information, details and research work on the NA release:

      juggernautze    umchick5     DancesWithLobsters   Magu_Tapah
      Paleo_Orca      smith10      waltmck
      AzOutback       Wedgewes     Alwaysbe8

   For help, encouragement, treasure-hunting, whale behaviour, and doggedness

      margaret_e      Alwaysbe8    waltmck 

   For local information about Palau

      grafvonhattn 

   For help with detailed research on online play, requiring much patience

      kinp  

   And everyone else for interesting conversations about the game.      


Contact
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   You will find me far too often on the Gamefaqs Endless Ocean board.

   Otherwise feel free to contact me (I nearly always reply) at

      phisheep ignorethisword (at) hotmail dot andthisone co dot uk 

   I only very occasionally check private messages though Gamespot


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