The Coral Reef

The Coral Reef

Book - 2005
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Baker & Taylor
A comprehensive resource on the ocean's inhabitants presents living things in their physical habitats, emphasizing the relationship between marine biology and marine ecology, and the impact humans have on the area.

Facts on File
From the series Life in the Sea, The Coral Reef is a fascinating examination of the physical features and biology of the specific communities of life that exist in the midst of relatively unproductive stretches of the ocean.

This straightforward title provides young readers with accessible information about exciting discoveries and developments essential to understanding the coral reef, as well as raises awareness about the relationship between people and the sea.

Coverage includes:
  • Fish
  • Food chains
  • The history of reef structures
  • The human impact on coral reefs
  • Microbes and plants
  • Reptiles, birds, and mammals
  • Simple and complex reef invertebrates
  • Types of coral reefs.

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Describes the physical aspects and biodiversity of these colorful, complex ecosystems, focusing on inhabitants including anemones, jellyfish, crabs, sea horses, and spinner dolphins.

Publisher: New York : Facts on file, c2005
ISBN: 9780816057030
Branch Call Number: YS 578.77 WAL
Characteristics: xv, 140 p., 8 p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Wood, Elaine 1950-


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