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The biology of coral reefs

Author: Charles Sheppard; Simon K Davy; Graham M Pilling; Nicholas A J Graham
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018
Series: The biology of habitats series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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A concise but comprehensive introduction to the biology of coral reefs, providing an overview of the ecology of coral reefs and their functioning, and the biology of their major species groups. The  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Sheppard; Simon K Davy; Graham M Pilling; Nicholas A J Graham
ISBN: 9780198787341 0198787340 9780198787358 0198787359
OCLC Number: 1018203259
Description: X, 370 Seiten. : Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten.
Contents: 1: Coral reefs: biodiverse and productive tropical ecosystems2: The main reef builders and space occupiers3: The abiotic environment4: Symbiotic interactions5: Microbial, microalgal, and planktonic reef life6: Reef fishes: evolution, diversity, and function7: Reef fisheries and reef aquaculture8: Coral reefs in the modern world9: Consequences to reefs of changing environmental stress10: The future, human population, and management
Series Title: The biology of habitats series
Responsibility: Charles R.C. Sheppard (School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick, UK), Simon K. Davy (School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand), Graham M. Pilling (SPC, Oceanic Fisheries Programme, New Caledonia), Nicholas A.J. Graham (Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, UK).

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A must for coral reef biologists * Bert W. Hoeksema, Marine Biology Research * Readers seeking a comprehensive but not-too-pithy introduction to coral reefs will find this book ideal... Recommended. Read more...

 
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