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Coral reefs of the Indian Ocean : their ecology and conservation

Author: T R McClanahan; Charles Sheppard; David O Obura
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Accessible and complex, coral reefs are ideal natural laboratories for studying a wide range of ecological and biological questions. This collection focuses on the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea, which  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: T R McClanahan; Charles Sheppard; David O Obura
ISBN: 0195125967 9780195125962
OCLC Number: 42290219
Notes: Developed from a workshop Coral Reefs of Western Indian Ocean held in Mombasa, Kenya in March 1997.
Description: xxiii, 525 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Coral reefs of the western Indian Ocean: an overview / C.R.C. Sheppard --
Coral reef use and conservation / T.R. McClanahan --
South African coral communities / M.H. Schleyer --
Coral reefs of Mozambique / M.J. Rodrigues, H. Motta, M.W. Whittington, M. Schleyer --
Southern Tanzania / W.R.T. Darwall, M. Guard --
Northern Tanzania, Zanzibar and Pemba / J.C. Horrill, A.T. Kamukuru, Y.D. Mgaya, M. Risk --
Kenya / D.O. Obura, N.A. Muthiga, M. Watson --
The Red Sea / D. Medio, C.R.C. Sheppard, J. Gasgoine --
Reefs and coral communities of the Arabian Gulf and Arabian Sea / C.R.C. Sheppard, S.C. Wilson, R.V. Salm, D. Dixon --
India and Sri Lanka / G. Bakus, R. Arthur, S.U.K. Ekaratne, S.S. Jinendradasa --
The Maldives: a nation of atolls --
The Mascarene Islands / O. Naim, P. Cuet, V. Mangar --
The Seychelles / S. Jennings, S. Marshall, P. Cuet, O. Naim --
The coral reefs of Madagascar / C. Gabrié, P. Vasseur, H. Randriamiarana, J. Maharavo, E. Mara --
The Chagos Archipelago / C.R.C. Sheppard --
Management: status and case studies / N. Muthiga, S. Riedmiller, R. van der Elst, J. Mann-Lang, C. Horrill, T.R. McClanahan.
Responsibility: edited by T.R. McClanahan, C.R.C. Sheppard, D.O. Obura.
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