Estuarine Ecology / Edition 1

Estuarine Ecology / Edition 1

by John W. Day, Charles A. S. Hall, W. Michael Kemp, Alejandro Y?ez-Arancibia
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471062634

ISBN-13: 9780471062639

Pub. Date: 05/09/1989

Publisher: Wiley

This text/reference covers estuarine ecology, providing a concise synthesis of information on the structure and function of these key ecosystems critical to the life cycles (especially breeding) of fish and other aquatic animals. Readable and basic enough to be used as text, it is also detailed and thorough enough to serve as a standard reference. Covers physical and

Overview

This text/reference covers estuarine ecology, providing a concise synthesis of information on the structure and function of these key ecosystems critical to the life cycles (especially breeding) of fish and other aquatic animals. Readable and basic enough to be used as text, it is also detailed and thorough enough to serve as a standard reference. Covers physical and chemical aspects of estuaries, the biology and ecology of key organisms, the flow of organic matter through estuaries, and human interactions, such as the environmental impact on estuaries of fisheries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471062639
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/09/1989
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.44(d)

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Table of Contents

Background, Theory, and Issues.
Estuarine Geomorphology and Physical Oceanography.
Estuarine Chemistry.
Estuarine Phytoplankton.
Intertidal Wetlands: Salt Marshes and Mangrove Swamps.
Estuarine Seagrasses.
Microbial Ecology and Organic Detritus in Estuaries.
Zooplankton, the Drifting Consumers.
The Estuarine Bottom and Benthic Subsystem.
Nekton, the Free-Swimming Consumers.
The Role of Wildlife in Estuarine Ecosystems.
Estuarine Fisheries.
Human Impact in Estuaries.
Index.

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