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Published: 01 September 2014

144 Pages | Approx 15 black and white illustrations

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199682775

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Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction

Charles Sheppard

Very Short Introductions

  • A concise account of the most biodiverse ocean ecosystem
  • Explains how coral reefs are created and how they have evolved
  • Explores the geological and biological importance coral reefs hold and what we have learnt from them
  • Emphasizes the threats coral reefs face and the conservation efforts in place
  • Ideal for students of the biological sciences and marine biology
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide

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