Introduction to Marine Biology (with Infotrac ) / Edition 2

Introduction to Marine Biology (with Infotrac ) / Edition 2

by George Karleskint, Richard Turner, James Small
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0534420729

ISBN-13: 9780534420727

Pub. Date: 02/28/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Master marine biology with INTRODUCTION TO MARINE BIOLOGY with InfoTrac! With a student-friendly writing style, this biology text sets itself apart by taking an ecological approach to the study of marine biology, by providing succinct coverage of key topics, and through the use of the best illustrations and photos currently available. Studying is made easy with

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Master marine biology with INTRODUCTION TO MARINE BIOLOGY with InfoTrac! With a student-friendly writing style, this biology text sets itself apart by taking an ecological approach to the study of marine biology, by providing succinct coverage of key topics, and through the use of the best illustrations and photos currently available. Studying is made easy with phonetic pronunciations, key terms, end-of-chapter questions, websites provided at the end of the chapter, and lists of biology related InfoTrac articles found throughout the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534420727
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
9.12(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents


1. Science and Marine Biology. 2. Fundamentals of Ecology. 3. Geology of the Ocean. 4. Water, Waves, and Tides. 5. Evolution and Biological Classification. 6. Marine Microorganisms. 7. Mulitcellular Primary Producers. 8. Sponges, Cnidarians, Comb Jellies, and Marine Worms. 9. Molluscs, Arthropods, Lophophorates, Echinoderms and Tunicates. 10. The Fishes. 11. Reptiles and Birds. 12. Marine Mammals. 13 Intertidal Communities. 14. Estuaries. 15. Coral Reefs. 16. Coastal Seas and Continental Shelves. 17. The Open Sea. 18. Life in the Ocean's Depths. 19. Harvesting the Ocean's Resources. 20. Oceans in Jeopardy.

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