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Protozoan Plankton Ecology

By: J Laybourn-Parry

248 pages, 79 illus, 13 photos

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #14778 | ISBN: 0412344408
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NHBS Price: £149.00 $190/€177 approx

About this book

Textbook on the biology, temporal and spatial distribution patterns and the functional role of planktonic protozoa in fresh, brackish and marine waters.

..this book serves its new recruit audience well. - Ecology; It is an excellent introduction to the ecology of planktonic protozoa for the advanced undergraduate, the beginning graduate student or nonspecialist because it is short, well organized, easy to read, and well referenced ... It will be more useful to beginning students in protozoan ecology than any other available textbook - The Quarterly Review of Biology; ...a collection of information which has previously not been available. - European Journal of Protistol.; ...a collection of information which has previously not been available. - European Journal of Protistology


Contents

The planktonic environment. The planktonic protozoa and their biology. Important aspects of protozoan physiology. The distribution and occurrence of lacustrine protozooplankton. Distribution and occurrence of marine and estuarine protozooplankton. The functional role of the protozooplankton.

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