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Subtidal Ecology : New Studies in Biology - Elizabeth Wood

Subtidal Ecology

New Studies in Biology

Paperback Published: 2nd December 1991
ISBN: 9780521427906
Number Of Pages: 132

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This book was originally published in 1987. The sublittoral shelf around the British Isles is an area rich in natural resources and of economic and biological value. Subtidal Ecology gives a comprehensive overview of the characteristic features of the shallow sublittoral and the marine life it supports. It explores a complex and varied sea-bed topography, the communities associated with the different types of sea-bed and with open waters, the way these communities develop and interact, and the environmental factors influencing distribution. Exploitation of coastal sea resources, as well as waste disposal and pollution, are issues of importance: their emphasis here completes a fascinating subtidal picture.

General preface to the series
The sublittoral environment
Environmental factors affecting species distribution
Benthic communities: hard substrata
Benthic communities: soft substrata
Development and change in benthic communities
Behavioural interactions on the sea-bed
Open water life
Trophic relationships and production
Use and management of coastal seas and their resources
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ISBN: 9780521427906
ISBN-10: 0521427908
Series: New Studies in Biology
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 132
Published: 2nd December 1991
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 0.79
Weight (kg): 0.2