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An Introduction to the Biology of Marine Life

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By: James Sumich
484 pages, Col photos, col &b/w illus, figs
Publisher: McGraw Hill
An Introduction to the Biology of Marine Life
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  • An Introduction to the Biology of Marine Life ISBN: 9780697159892 Edition: 6 Hardback Dec 1995 Usually dispatched within 5 days
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  • An Introduction to the Biology of Marine Life ISBN: 9780697345417 Edition: 7 Hardback Dec 1999 Out of Print #85058
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About this book

A full-colour, highly regarded text that is recognized for its readability and balanced coverage of biological and ecological topics of marine biology. Especially strong in biology.

Contents

Contents: Part I: Introductory Concepts
The Ocean as a Habitat
Some Ecological and Biological Concepts
Part II: Marine Primary Procedures
Phytoplankton
Marine Plants
Primary Production in the Sea
Part III: Diversity of Marine Animals
Protozoans and Invertebrates
Marine Vertebrates
Part IV: Benthic Communities
The Intertidal
Estuaries
Coral Reefs
Below the Tides
Part V: The Pelagic Realm
The Zooplankton
Nekton- Distribution, Locomotion, and Feeding
Nekton- Migration, Sensory Reception, and Reproduction
Part VI: Human Intervention in the Sea
Food from the Sea
Ocean Pollution

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Biography

James Sumich currently teaches Marine Biology, Statistics for Life Sciences, Mammals of the Sea and Organismal Biology at Grossmont College. In addition to being a leading marine biologist and textbook author, he is extremely well known and respected in the biology and physiology of gray whales research.
Textbook
By: James Sumich
484 pages, Col photos, col &b/w illus, figs
Publisher: McGraw Hill
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