Ecology of Marine Protozoa

Ecology of Marine Protozoa

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Ecology of Marine Protozoa provides an in-depth overview of the dynamics of marine protozoa populations, a vital component of the oceanic food chain. It features contributions from eleven internationally known oceanographers and marine biologists on important topics such as protozoan growth and nutrition, physiology, feeding evolution, symbiosis, taxonomy, and palaeobiology.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 378 pages
  • 175 x 250 x 24mm | 1,060g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • halftone and line figures, maps, tables throughout
  • 0195043162
  • 9780195043167

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"Beginners and crossovers are in for a treat, but specialists will also be pleasantly surprised." --BioScience"There is a lot of information in this book and most of it will be of immediate interest to ecologists." --Trends in Ecology and Evolution"This collection of chapters will certainly be of interest to marine microbial ecologists and to protozoologists in general . . . . It is well produced . . . and all the chapters are written in an interesting and readable style . . . . Certainly recommended for any natural science library." --The Quarterly Review of Biology
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Table of contents

John J. Lee, & Gerard M. Capriulo: The ecology of marine protozoa: an overview; P. Lewis Steineck, & Richard E. Casey: Ecology and palaeobiology of foraminifera and radiolaria; Bernt Zeitzschel: Zoogeography of marine protozoa: an overview emphasizing distribution of planktonic forms; Gerard M. Capriulo: Feeding-related ecology of marine protozoa; John J. Lee: Nutrition and growth of marine protozoa; Howard A. Rubin, & John J. Lee: Food quality and microzooplankton patchiness: an automata model; David A. Caron, & Joel C. Goldman: Protozoan nutrient regeneration; David A. Caron, Joel C. Goldman, & Tom Fenchel: Protozoan respiration and metabolism; F.J.R. Taylor: Symbiosis in marine protozoa; Arthur J. Repak: Glossary of terms pertaining to the ecology of marine protozoa.
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