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Main Title Introduction to the biology of marine life /
Author Sumich, James L.
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Morrissey, John F.
Publisher Jones and Bartlett Publishers,
Year Published 2004
OCLC Number 54407783
ISBN 076373313X; 9780763733131
Subjects Marine biology. ; Oceanografia biolâogica. ; Biologia marinha.
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ELDM  QH91.S95 2004 CCTE/GLTED Library/Duluth,MN 04/27/2015
Edition 8th ed.
Collation xii, 449 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-422) and index.
Contents Notes Preface -- 1. The ocean as a habitat -- 1.1. The changing marine environment -- 1.2. The world ocean -- 1.3. Properties of seawater -- 1.4. The ocean in motion -- 15. Classification of the marine environment -- 2. Patterns of associations -- 2.1. Spatial distribution -- 2.2. Evolutionary relationships and taxonomic classification -- 2.3. Trophic relationships -- 2.4. The general nature of marine life -- 3. Phytoplankton -- 3.1. Phytoplankton groups -- 3.2. Adaptations for a planktonic existence -- 3.3. Primary production in the sea -- 4. Marine plants -- 4.1. Division anthophyta -- 4.2. The seaweeds -- 4.3. Geographic distribution -- 4.4. Seasonal patterns of marine primary production -- 4.5. Global marine primary productivity -- 5. Marine protozoans and invertebrates -- 5.1. Animal beginnings : the protozoans -- 5.2. Defining animals -- 5.3. Radial symmetry -- 5.4. Marine acoelomates and pseudocoelomates -- 5.5. Marine coelomates -- 6. Marine vertebrates -- 6.1. Vertebrate features -- 6.2. Marine fishes -- 6.3. Marine tetrapods -- 6.4. Vertebrate sensory capabilities -- 7. Estuaries -- 7.1. Types of estuaries -- 7.2. Estuarine circulation -- 7.3. Salinity adaptations -- 7.4. Sediment transport : creating habitats -- 7.5. Estuarine habitats and communities -- 7.6. Environmental pollutants -- 7.7. The Chesapeake Bay system -- 8. Temperate coastal seas -- 8.1. Seafloor characteristics -- 8.2. Animal-sediment relationships -- 8.3. Larval dispersal -- 8.4. Intertidal communities -- 8.5. Shallow subtidal communities -- 9. Tropical and subtropical shallow seas -- 9.1. Coral reefs -- 9.2. Coral-reef fishes -- 9.3. Some tropical marine tetrapods -- 10. Open oceans -- 10.1. Inhabitants of the pelagic division -- 10.2. Geographic patterns of distribution -- 10.3. Vertical distribution of pelagic animals -- 10.4. Vertical migration : tying the upper zone together -- 10.5. Feeding on dispersed prey -- 10.6. Buoyancy -- 10.7. Locomotion -- 10.8. Orienting in the sea -- 10.9. Echolocation -- 11. The deep-sea floor -- 11.1. Living conditions on the deep-sea floor -- 11.2. Transfer of oxygen and energy from the epipelagic zone to the deep sea -- 11.3. Life on abyssal plains -- 11.4. Vent and seep communities -- 12. Marine birds and mammals in polar seas -- 12.1. The Arctic -- 12.2. The Antarctic -- 13. Harvesting living marine resources -- 13.1. A brief survey of marine food species -- 13.2. Major fishing areas of the world ocean -- 13.3. A perspective on sources of seafoods -- 13.4. Fishing down the food Web -- 13.5. Mariculture -- 13.6. The problems of overexploitation -- 13.7. The tragedy of the commons -- 13.8. International regulation of fisheries -- 13.9. Marine ornamentals -- 13.10. Sealing and whaling -- 13.11. Concluding thoughts : developing a sense of stewardship -- Suggested readings -- Glossary -- Index.
Place Published Boston
PUB Date Free Form ©2004
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
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LCCN 2004043812
OCLC Time Stamp 20150424141509
Language eng
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OCLC Rec Leader 04524cam 22004814a 45010