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World atlas of seagrasses

Author: Edmund P Green; Frederick T Short
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Seagrasses, a group of about sixty species of underwater marine flowering plants, grow in the shallow marine and estuary environments of all the world's continents except Antarctica. The primary food of animals such as manatees, dugongs, and green sea turtles, and critical habitat for thousands of other animal and plant species, seagrasses are also considered one of the most important shallow-marine ecosystems for  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund P Green; Frederick T Short
ISBN: 0520240472 9780520240476
OCLC Number: 183138795
Description: xii, 298 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: The seagrasses of Scandinavia and the Baltic Sea --
Chapter 2: The seagrasses of Western Europe --
Chapter 3: The seagrasses of the western Mediterranean --
Chapter 4: The seagrasses of the Black, Azov, Caspian and Aral Seas --
Chapter 5: The seagrasses of the eastern Mediterranean and the Red Sea --
The seagrasses of the Arabian Gulf and Arabian region --
Chapter 7: The seagrasses of Kenya and Tanzania --
Chapter 8: The seagrasses of Mozambique and southeastern Africa --
Chapter 9: The seagrasses of India --
Chapter 10: The seagrasses of western Australia --
Chapter 11: The seagrasses of eastern Australia --
Chapter 12: The seagrasses of New Zealand --
Chapter 13: The seagrasses of Thailand --
Chapter 14: The seagrasses of Malaysia --
Chapter 15: The seagrasses of the western Pacific Islands --
Chapter 16: The seagrasses of Indonesia --
The Philippines and Viet Nam --
Chapter 17: The seagrasses of Japan --
The seagrasses of the Republic of Korea --
Chapter 19: The seagrasses of the Pacific coast of North America --
Chapter 20: The seagrasses of the western North Atlantic --
Chapter 21: The seagrasses of the mid-Atlantic coast of the United States --
Chapter 22: The seagrasses of the Gulf of Mexico --
Chapter 23: The seagrasses of the Caribbean --
Chapter 24: The seagrasses of South America: Brazil, Argentina and Chile.
Responsibility: [edited by] Edmund P. Green & Frederick T. Short.

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Seagrasses, a group of about 60 species of underwater marine flowing plants, grow in the shallow marine and estuary environments of all the world's continents except Antarctica. This volume covers  Read more...
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