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Title:
Marine biology
Author:
Castro, Peter.
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Edition:
Fifth edition.
Publication Information:
Dubuque, IA : McGraw-Hill, [2005]

©2005
Physical Description:
xii, 452 pages; 29 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780072509342
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Book

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Table of Contents

Castro/Huber Marine Biology, 3rd edition
Part One Principles of Marine Science The Science of Marine Biology The Sea Floor Chemical and Physical Features of Seawater and the World Ocean
Part Two Life in the Marine Environment The Business of Life Marine Prokaryotes, Protists, Fungi, and Plants Marine Animals Without a Backbone Marine Fishes Marine Reptiles, Birds, and Mammals
Part Three Structure and Function of Marine Ecosystems An Introduction to Ecology Between the Tides Estuaries: Where Rivers Meet the Sea Life on the Continental Shelf Coral Reefs Life Near the Surface The Ocean Depths
Part Four Humans and the Sea Resources from the Sea The Impact of Humans on the Marine Environment The Oceans and Human Affairs
Appendix A Answers to the Do-It-Yourself Summaries
Appendix B Units of Measurement
Appendix C The World Ocean
Appendix D Major Coastal Communities of North America