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Published: 10 February 2018

384 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198787358

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The Biology of Coral Reefs

Second Edition

Charles Sheppard, Simon Davy, Graham Pilling, and Nicholas Graham

Biology of Habitats Series

  • Provides an integrated overview of the design, physiology, ecology, and behaviour of coral reef organisms
  • Particular emphasis on conservation and management due to the habitat's increasingly endangered status
  • Global range of examples in authored text boxes

New to this Edition:

  • A review of the work done on reef fishes in recent years and will focus particularly on the trophic structure on reefs.
  • An update on the magnitude of environmental issues affecting reefs.
  • An update of the molecular details of the symbiotic relationship between coral host and their captive algae.
  • The addition of a new author, Nicholas Graham.

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