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An introduction to marine ecology

By: Barnes, R.S.K.
Contributor(s): Hughes, R.N.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Blackwell Science Limited 1999Edition: 3rd edition.Description: vii, 286p.Subject(s): Benthos | Biology | Book | Marine and estuarine pollution | Marine biology: general | PlanktonSummary: This established textbook continues to provide a comprehensive introduction to marine ecological concepts and processes, as a basis for an entire undergraduate course in marine biology and ecology. It covers the trophic, environmental and competitive interactions of marine organisms, and the effects of these on the productivity, dynamics and structure of marine systems. The strength of the book lies in the discussion of core topics. In this edition, the scientific content of the text has been fully revised and updated. An emphasis has been placed on human impacts, and completely new chapters have been added on fisheries, marine ecosystems, and human interference and conservation
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This established textbook continues to provide a comprehensive introduction to marine ecological concepts and processes, as a basis for an entire undergraduate course in marine biology and ecology. It covers the trophic, environmental and competitive interactions of marine organisms, and the effects of these on the productivity, dynamics and structure of marine systems. The strength of the book lies in the discussion of core topics. In this edition, the scientific content of the text has been fully revised and updated. An emphasis has been placed on human impacts, and completely new chapters have been added on fisheries, marine ecosystems, and human interference and conservation

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