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  • Paperback: 296 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 3rd Edition edition (29 Mar. 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0865428344
  • ISBN-13: 978-0865428348
  • Product Dimensions: 19 x 1.5 x 24.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 177,812 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This established textbook continues to provide a comprehensive and stimulating introduction to marine ecological concepts and processes. Based on a wealth of international teaching expertise, An Introduction to Marine Ecology is written as a basis for an entire undergraduate course in marine biology or 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 likes in its discussion of core topics which, despite an increasing emphasis on more applied aspects, remains at the heart of the majority of courses in the subject. The authors maintain the tradition of clarity and conciseness set by previous editions, and the text is extensively illustrated with colour plates, photographs and diagrams. Examples are drawn from all over the world. 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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A4 size book, covers plankton, benthos and littoral sediments and continental shelf, Salt marshes, mangrove swamps, sea grass meadows. Rocky shores, kelp forests. coral reefs and fishes.
It gives an insight into the ecology and history of the above and also the distribution, habitats and productivity of the species that live within them
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By Chris Forster on 11 April 2014
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Well presented loads of information and just what I needed

Thoroughly recommend it as a resource for anyone with an interest in Marine Ecology. Works well for both teachers and students.
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excellent book, great condition, received quickly from seller 9 Feb. 2013
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great book for first year undergrads, and to remind yourself of the essentials. good starting place before you throw yourself into the journals.
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