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The biology of coral reefs

Author: Charles Sheppard; Simon K Davy; Graham M Pilling
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: The biology of habitats series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ., reprView all editions and formats

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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Sheppard; Simon K Davy; Graham M Pilling
ISBN: 9780198566359 0198566352 9780198566366 0198566360
OCLC Number: 699745068
Description: x, 339 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Coral Reefs - Biodiverse and Productive Tropical Ecosystems ; 2. The Main Reef Builders and Space Occupiers ; 3. The Abiotic Environment ; 4. Symbiotic Interactions ; 5. Microbial, Microalgal and Planktonic Reef Life ; 6. Reef Fishes: Feeding and Food Chains ; 7. Reef Fisheries and Reef Aquaculture ; 8. Coral Reefs in the Modern World ; 9. Consequences to Reefs of Changing Environmental Stress ; 10. The Future, Human Population and Management ; References ; Index
Series Title: The biology of habitats series
Responsibility: Charles R.C. Sheppard, Simon K. Davy, and Graham M. Pilling.


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A must for coral reef biologists * Bert W. Hoeksema, Marine Biology Research *

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