Books  Marine & Freshwater Life  Marine Fauna & Flora 

Seaweeds: Their Environment, Biogeography and Ecophysiology

By: K Luning

527 pages, B/w photos, figs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Sep 1990 | #8765 | ISBN: 0471624349
Availability: Usually dispatched within 4 days Details
NHBS Price: £220.00 $283/€241 approx

About this book

Part I presents the geographic distribution of seaweeds and seagrasses around the world, environmental factors, floral history, and relevant paleoceanographic considerations, covered geographically. Part II covers seaweed ecophysiology, including the relationships of light, temperature, salinity, and other abiotic factors on seaweed distribution.


DISTRIBUTION AND STRUCTURE OF SEAWEED VEGETATION. Seaweed Vegetation of the Cold and Warm Temperate Regions of the Northern Hemisphere. Seaweeds of the Arctic. Seaweed Vegetation of the Tropical Regions. Temperate and Polar Seaweed Vegetation of the Southern Hemisphere. ECOPHYSIOLOGY OF SEAWEEDS. Light. Temperature, Salinity, and Other Abiotic Factors. Biotic Factors in the Euphotic Zone: Strategies, Productivity of Seaweeds, and Commercial Uses. Bibliography. Taxonomic Overview of Genera. Index.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Shallow Seas of Northwest Europe

NHBS Price: £27.99 £34.99 (Save £7.00) $36/€31 approx

Marine Wildlife of the Mediterranean

NHBS Price: £13.99 $18/€15 approx

Handbook of the Marine Fauna of North-West Europe

Clearance price: £35.74 £54.99 (Save £19.25) $46/€39 approx

RSPB Handbook of the Seashore

NHBS Price: £12.99 $17/€14 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194