Introduction to the Biology of Marine Life

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2004 - Science - 449 pages
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This textbook examines selected groups of marine organisms within a framework of basic biological principles and processes. With attention to taxonomic, evolutionary, ecological, behavioral, and physiological aspects of biological study, the book contains chapters on habitat, patterns of association, phytoplankton, marine plants, protozoans and inv
 

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Contents

The Ocean as a Habitat
3
5
28
Patterns of Associations
43
Phytoplankton
66
Marine Plants
98
Invertebrates
124
6
184
Estuaries
194
The Chesapeake Bay System
211
A Surprising Result
219
Tropical and Subtropical
253
12
339
Resources
382
Selected References
409
Glossary
423
Index
431

Types of Estuaries
196
Creating
203

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