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Introduction to Marine Biology

Introduction to Marine Biology - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0534420727

Cover of Introduction to Marine Biology 2ND 06 (ISBN 978-0534420727)
ISBN13: 978-0534420727
ISBN10: 0534420729
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 06
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
Published: 2006
International: No

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Introduction to Marine Biology - 2ND 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0534420727

George Karleskint, James Small and Richard Turner

ISBN13: 978-0534420727
ISBN10: 0534420729
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 06
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

This one-semester marine biology text follows a theme of ocean ecology--how organisms interact with each other and their environment. The text contains phonetic pronunciations and end-of-chapter questions.

Table of Contents

PART I: THE OCEAN ENVIRONMENT.

1. Science and Marine Biology.
2. Fundamentals of Ecology.
3. Geology of the Oceans.
4. Water, Waves, and Tides.

PART II: MARINE ORGANISMS.

5. Evolution and Biological Classification.
6. Marine Microorganisms.
7. Multicellular Producers.
8. Sponges, Cnidarians, and Marine Worms.
9. Mollusks, Arthropods, Lophophorates, Echinoderms, and Tunicates.
10. Fishes.
11. Reptiles and Birds.
12. Marine Mammals.

PART III: MARINE ECOSYSTEMS.

13. Estuaries.
14. Intertidal Communities.
15. Coral Reefs.
16. Coastal Seas and the Continental Shelf.
17. The Open Sea.
18. Deep Water.

PART IV: OCEANS AND THE HUMAN CONNECTION.

19. Harvesting the Ocean's Resources.
20. Oceans in Jeopardy.