Marine biology : function, biodiversity, ecology

Clasificación: QH 91 L665 2014 | Agregado: 09/10/2018

Jeffrey S. Levinton. -- 4a. ed. -- New York : Oxford University Press, 2016.
xviii, 516 p.; 28 cm.
ISBN 978-0-19-985712-8.
Incluye índice.
Contenido: Preface -- Principles of oceanography and marine ecology -- Sounding the deep -- The oceanic environment -- Ecological and evolutionary principles of marine biology -- Marine organisms: function and environment -- The chemical and physical environment -- Life and fluid medium -- Reproduction, dispersal, and migration -- Organisms of the open sea -- Plankton -- Marine vertebrates and other nekton -- Patterns and processes in the water column -- Processes in the open sea -- Productivity, food webs, and global climate change -- Organisms of the seabed -- Benthic microorganisms, seaweeds, and sea grasses -- The diversity of benthic marine invertebrates -- Benthic life habits -- Coastal benthic environments -- The tidelands: rocky shores, soft-substratum shores, marshes, mangroves, estuaries, and oyster reefs -- The shallow coastal subtidal: sea grass beds, rocky reefs, kelp forests, and coral reefs -- From the shelf to the deep sea -- Benthos from the continental shelf to the deep sea -- Biodiversity and conservation of the ocean -- Human impact on the sea -- Fisheries and food from the sea -- Environmental impacts of industrial activities and human populations.