Coral Reefs of the Southern Gulf of Mexico (Google eBook)

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John Wesley Tunnell
Texas A&M University Press, 2007 - Coral reef ecology - 194 pages
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Contents

Introduction
xxi
Research History
5
Reef Distribution
14
Origin and Geology
23
Climate and Oceanography
34
Reef Zonation and Ecology Veracruz Shelf and Campeche Bank
41
Reef Biodiversity
68
Reef Algae
87
Reef Fisheries
112
Island Biota
119
Environmental Impacts
126
Conservation and Management
142
Acronyms
153
Literature Cited
155
List of Contributors
179
Index
181

Reef Corals
95
Reef Fish
102

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Page xxi - Globally, they are far more abundant and display greater biodiversity in the Indo-Pacific Region, from eastern Africa and the Red Sea to the central Pacific.

About the author (2007)

He is director of the Center for Coastal Studies & professor of biology at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

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