Coral Reefs of the Indian Ocean

Coral Reefs of the Indian Ocean : Their Ecology and Conservation

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Accessible and complex, coral reefs are ideal natural laboratories for studying a wide range of ecological and biological questions. This collection focuses on the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea, which contain some of the most spectacular reefs found anywhere and which are relatively little studied. It will appeal to a broad range of researchers in ecology and will be an essential resource for anyone studying reefs.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 550 pages
  • 154.9 x 236.2 x 35.6mm | 907.2g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • numerous halftones and line illustrations
  • 0195125967
  • 9780195125962

Table of contents

Section I: Coral Reefs and Conservation in the Western Indian Ocean: an Overview ; Section II: Country Profiles ; Section III: Coral Reefs and Management ; Concluding Remarks ; Subject Indexshow more

Review quote

It wil appeal to a broad range of researchers in ecology and will be an essential resource for anyone studying reefs. * Trends in Ecology and Evolution * ... a pragmatic, hands-on, on-the-ground style ... this is a book for those who are 'out there' getting on with it, rather than for those who are looking for major syntheses, scientific trends and historical breakthroughs in reef science. * Geological Journal *show more