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|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Deep-water coral reefs : unique biodiversity hot-spots /|
|Publisher||Springer ; Praxis,|
|ISBN||9781402084614 (hbk.); 1402084617 (hbk.)|
|Subjects||Coral reefs and islands. ; Coral reef ecology.|
|Collation||xxvi, 278 p. : ill. (some col.)., maps ; 25 cm.|
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"Deep-water coral reefs are currently the target of intensive research, offering exciting opportunities for frontier exploration. Using a battery of modern techniques, such as deep-sea drilling, sampling, remote control surveying and documentation, marine scientists are hoping to find answers." "This book provides a comprehensive and thorough scientific analysis and documentation of deep-water coral reefs around the world. It reviews what is currently known about these unique reefs and how they may be protected for the future."--BOOK JACKET.