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The biology of coral reefs [electronic resource] / Charles R.C. Sheppard, Simon K. Davy and Graham M. Pilling.

Author/Creator:
Sheppard, Charles (Charles R. C.)
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (x, 339 p., [8] p. of plates) : ill. (some col.), maps.
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Subjects:
Coral reef biology.
Summary:
A concise but comprehensive introduction to the biology of coral reefs, providing an overview of the ecology of coral reefs and their functioning, and the biology of their major species groups. The responses to modern environmental pressures, climate change, and use of their resources is also described.
Notes:
Description based on print version record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Davy, Simon K.
Pilling, Graham M.