Marine Biology: An Ecological Approach / Edition 6

Marine Biology: An Ecological Approach / Edition 6

by James W. Nybakken
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805345825

ISBN-13: 9780805345827

Pub. Date: 10/08/2004

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

Marine Biology: An Ecological Approach, Sixth Edition approaches the subject of marine biology by emphasizing the ecological principles that govern marine life throughout all ocean environments and by acknowledging the differences between marine and terrestrial ecosystems. This unique approach adds real-world relevance by exploring how organisms interact within

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Marine Biology: An Ecological Approach, Sixth Edition approaches the subject of marine biology by emphasizing the ecological principles that govern marine life throughout all ocean environments and by acknowledging the differences between marine and terrestrial ecosystems. This unique approach adds real-world relevance by exploring how organisms interact within their individual ecosystems while also focusing on the significance of human impact on the sea. Marine Environments, Plankton Communities, Oceanic Nekton, Deep-Sea Biology, Shallow-Water Subtidal Benthic Associations, Intertidal Ecology, Meiofauna, Estuaries and Salt Marches, Tropical Communities, Symbiotic Relationships, Human Impact on the Sea For all readers interested in marine biology and marine ecology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805345827
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
10/08/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
8.16(w) x 10.32(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Introduction to the Marine Environment1
Ch. 2Plankton And Plankton Communities36
Ch. 3Oceanic Nekton90
Ch. 4Deep-Sea Biology124
Ch. 5Shallow-Water Subtidal Benthic Associations165
Ch. 6Intertidal Ecology219
Ch. 7Meiofauna285
Ch. 8Estuaries And Salt Marshes304
Ch. 9Tropical Communities338
Ch. 10Symbiotic Relationships395
Ch. 11Human Impact On The Sea418
Glossary447
Index459

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