Mediterranean Cold-Water Corals: Past, Present and Future
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Mediterranean Cold-Water Corals: Past, Present and Future : Understanding the Deep-Sea Realms of Coral

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What do we know about Mediterranean Cold (Deep)-Water coral ecosystems? In this book, specialists offer answers and insights with a series of chapters and short papers about the paleoecology, biology, physiology and ecology of the corals and other organisms that comprise these ecosystems. Structured on a temporal axis-Past, Present and Future-the reviews and selected study cases cover the cold and deep coral habitats known to date in the Mediterranean Basin. This book illustrates and explains the deep Mediterranean coral habitats that might have originated similar thriving ecosystems in today's Atlantic Ocean.
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  • Hardback | 582 pages
  • 210 x 279 x 31.75mm | 2,340g
  • Cham, Switzerland
  • English
  • 1st ed. 2019
  • 145 Illustrations, color; 43 Illustrations, black and white; XIV, 582 p. 188 illus., 145 illus. in color.
  • 3319916076
  • 9783319916071

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What do we know about Mediterranean Cold (Deep)-Water coral ecosystems? In this book, specialists offer answers and insights with a series of chapters and short papers about the paleoecology, biology, physiology and ecology of the corals and other organisms that comprise these ecosystems. Structured on a temporal axis--Past, Present and Future--the reviews and selected study cases cover the cold and deep coral habitats known to date in the Mediterranean Basin. This book illustrates and explains the deep Mediterranean coral habitats that might have originated similar thriving ecosystems in today's Atlantic Ocean.
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