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Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China IV
     

Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China IV

by Brian Morton, Brian Morton
 

This collection originates from the Eighth International Workshop on the subject held in Hong Kong in April 1995. The 31 papers deal with aspects of the taxonomy and ecology of Hong Kong's marine life with particular reference to the Cape d'Aguilar Marine Reserve and the benthic fauna of its territorial waters.

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This collection originates from the Eighth International Workshop on the subject held in Hong Kong in April 1995. The 31 papers deal with aspects of the taxonomy and ecology of Hong Kong's marine life with particular reference to the Cape d'Aguilar Marine Reserve and the benthic fauna of its territorial waters.

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Comprises 31 papers from the April 1995 workshop in Hong Kong. Representative paper topics include new benthic nemerteans from Hong Kong, a macrofaunal assemblage from shallow subtidal sands at the Cape d'Aguilar Marine Reserve, observations on the egg capsules and reproduction of four species of Ovulidae from Hong Kong, and the tolerance of Hong Kong species of subtidal Nassariidae to anoxia and starvation. Many of the papers focus on the increasing pollution threat and related conservation efforts in Hong Kong's territorial waters and adjacent waterways. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789622094376
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
Publication date:
08/05/1997
Pages:
540
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Brian Morton is a freelance writer and longtime broadcaster for BBC Radio.
Richard Cook is the former editor of the Wire and is currently the editor of the leading UK jazz magazine, Jazz Review. He is the coauthor of The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings.

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