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Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review: Volume 46

Series: Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review Volume: 46

Edited By: RN Gibson, JDM Gordon and RJA Atkinson

412 pages, Figs, tabs, illus

CRC Press

Hardback | Jun 2008 | #173652 | ISBN-13: 9781420065749
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NHBS Price: £140.00 $178/€167 approx

About this book

This annual review considers basics of marine research, special topics, and emerging new areas. Regarding the marine sciences as a unified field, the text features contributors who are actively engaged in biological, chemical, geological, and physical aspects of marine science. This edition includes a full colour insert and covers such topics as the ecological status of the Great Barrier Reef, the effects of coral bleaching on fisheries, and the biology of octopus larvae.


Contents

Use, Abuse, Misconceptions andIinsights from Quota Models -- The Droop Cell Quota Model 40 Years on,K.J. Flynn Effects of Benthic Algae on the Replenishment of Corals and the Implications for the Resilience of Coral Reefs,C.L. Birrell, L.J. Mccook, B.L. Willis, and G.A. Diaz-Pulido Autecology of Crangon crangon (L.) with an Emphasis on Latitudinal Trends,J. Campos and H.W. Van Der Veer Biology of the Planktonic Stages of Benthic Octopuses,R. Villanueva and M.D. Norman The Ecological and Evolutionary Importance of Maternal Effects in the Sea,D.J. Marshall, R.M. Allen, and A.J. Crean Effects of Climate-Induced Coral Bleaching on Coral-Reef Fishes -- Ecological and Economic Consequences,M.S. Pratchett, P.L. Munday, S.K. Wilson, N.A.J. Graham, J.E. Cinner, D.R. Bellwood, G.P. Jones, N.V.C. Polunin, and T.R. Mcclanahan Otolith Chemistry to Describe Movements and Life-History Parameters of Fishes -- Hypotheses, Assumptions, Limitations and Inferences,T.S. Elsdon, B.K. Wells, S.E. Campana, B.M. Gillanders, C.M. Jones, K.E. Limburg, D.H. Secor, S. Thorrold, and B.D. Walther Paradigms in Fisheries Oceanography, W.C. Leggett and K.T. Frank Indexes

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