• Marine Biology
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Synopsis
The new, sixth edition of Marine Biology covers the basics of marine biology and takes a global, non-regional perspective, emphasizing that the world's oceans and seas are an integrated system that cannot be understood by looking in any one person's own backyard. For many students this is a new perspective. This introductory, one-semester text is designed for non-majors. This introductory text takes a global approach in demonstrating how the oceans function as a part of a global, integrated system. Using examples from numerous regions and ecosystems worldwide, the book seeks to illustrate the ocean's importance to humanity.
Product Identifiers
ISBN-10 0070121974
ISBN-13 9780070121973
Product ID (ePID) 660935
Key Details
Author Michael E. Huber, Peter Castro
Number Of Pages 464 pages
Format Hardcover
Publication Date 1999-06-30
Language English
Publisher McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication Year 1999
Additional Details
Edition Number 3
Copyright Date 2000
Illustrated Yes
Dimensions
Weight 44.8 Oz
Height 0.9 In.
Width 9.1 In.
Length 10.8 In.
Target Audience
Group College Audience
Classification Method
LCCN 98-053832
LC Classification Number QH91.C37 2000
Dewey Decimal 578.77
Dewey Edition 23
Table Of Content
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

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