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Coral Reefs of the Indian Ocean: Their Ecology and Conservation

Edited By: Tim R McClanahan, Charles RC Sheppard and David O Obura

525 pages, Figs, tabs

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Oct 2000 | #108070 | ISBN: 0195125967
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About this book

Focuses on the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea, which contain some of the most spectacular reefs found anywhere and which are relatively little studied.


Contents

Section I: Coral Reefs and Conservation in the Western Indian Ocean: an Overview; 1 Coral Reefs of the Western Indian Ocean: An Overview: C.R.C.Sheppard: ; 2 Coral Reef Use and Conservation: T.R. McClanahan: ; Section II: Country Profiles; 3 South African Coral Communities: M.H. Schleyer: ; 4 Coral Reefs of Mozambique: M.J. Rodrigues, H. Motta, M.W. Whittington & M. Schleyer: ; 5 Southern Tanzania: W.R.T. Darwall & M. Guard: ; 6 Northern Tanzania, Zanzibar and Pemba: J.C. Horrill, A.T. Kamukuru, Y.D. Mgaya & M. Risk: ; 7 Kenya: D.O. Obura, N.A. Muthiga & M. Watson: ; 8 The Red Sea: D. Medio, C.R.C. Sheppard & J. Gasgoine: ; 9 Reefs and Coral Communities of the Arabian Gulf and Arabian Sea: C.R.C Sheppard, S.C. Wilson, R.V. Salm & D. Dixon: ; 10 India and Sri Lanka: G. Bakus, R. Arthur, S.U.K. Ekaraine & S.S. Jinendradasa: ; 11 The Maldives: A Nation of Atolls: M.J. Risk & R. Sluka: ; 12 The Mascarene Islands: O. Naim, P. Cuet & V. Mangar: ; 13 The Seychelles: S. Jennings, S. Marshall, P. Cuet & O. Naim: ; 14 The Coral Reefs of Madagascar: C. Gabrie, P. Vasseur, H. Randriamiarana, J. Maharavo & E. Mara: ; 15 The Chagos Archipelagos: C.R.C. Sheppard: ; Section III: Coral Reefs and Management; 16 Management: Status and Case Studies: N. Muthiga, S. Riedmiller, R. van der Elst, J. Mann-Lang, C. Horrill & T. R. McClanahan.

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