9780080964805

Marine Biology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780080964805

  • ISBN10:

    008096480X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-10-08
  • Publisher: Academic Pr

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Summary

Marine Biology is a derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2 nd Edition and serves as an important reference on current knowledge and expertise in one convenient and accessible source. Its selection of articles-all written by experts in their field-focuses not only on a broad variety of plant and animal species but they also refer to diverse aspects of their physical, chemical and human environment. The volume is divided into traditional sub-disciplines such as Plankton, Benthos, Fish, Marine Mammals and Seabirds. Each category features articles on the main taxonomic groups as well as articles that discuss important processes such as primary production of phytoplankton, fish locomotion, feeding and foraging, marine mammal diving physiology and seabird conservation. Marine Biology serves as an ideal reference for topical research. References related articles on topics in marine biology to facilitate further research Richly illustrated with figures and tables that aid in understanding key concepts Includes an introductory overview and then explores each topic in detail, making it useful to experts and graduate-level researchers Topical arrangement makes it the perfect desk reference

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