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Marine Biology covers the basics of marine biology with a global approach, using examples from numerous regions and ecosystems worldwide. This introductory, one-semester text is designed for non-majors. Authors Castro and Huber have made a special effort to include solid basic science content needed in a general education course, including the fundamental principles of biology, the physical sciences, and the scientific method. This science coverage is integrated with a stimulating, up-to-date overview of marine biology.
Table of Contents
|The Science of Marine Biology|
|The Sea Floor|
|Chemical and Physical Features of Seawater and the World Ocean|
|Fundamentals of Biology|
|The Microbial World|
|Multicellular Primary Producers: Seaweeds and Plants|
|Marine Animals Without a Backbone|
|Marine Reptiles, Birds, and Mammals|
|An Introduction to Marine Ecology|
|Between the Tides|
|Estuaries: Where Rivers Meet the Sea|
|Life on the Continental Shelf|
|Life Near the Surface|
|The Ocean Depths|
|Resources from the Sea|
|The Impact of Humans on the Marine Environment|
|The Oceans and Human Affairs|
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