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Coral reefs of the Indian Ocean

their ecology and conservation

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coral reef ecology -- Indian Ocean.,
  • Coral reef conservation -- Indian Ocean.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by T.R. McClanahan, C.R.C. Sheppard, D.O. Obura.
    ContributionsMcClanahan, T. R., Sheppard, Charles, Obura, David O.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH94 .C67 2000, QH94 .C67 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 525 p. :
    Number of Pages525
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18155695M
    ISBN 100195125967
    LC Control Number99040236

    Ocean acidification and small scale fisheries; Outputs. Red List of corals – global ; Red List of coral reefs – Western Indian Ocean ; Ocean Health Index (OHI) MASPAWIO – Marine Spatial Atlas for the Western Indian Ocean; High Impact Publications; Assessing Tsunami Damage to Coral Reefs () WIO Tsunami alert – Get this from a library! Coral reefs of the Indian Ocean: their ecology and conservation. [T R McClanahan; Charles Sheppard; David O Obura;] -- 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.

    A guide to common reef fishes of the western Indian Ocean by Bock, Kenneth R and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs, Being the first part of the geology of the voyage of the Beagle, under the command of Capt. Fitzroy, R. N. during the years to , was published in as Charles Darwin's first monograph, and set out histheory of the formation of coral reefs /5(5).

      Expanded and updated to include an additional 44 species, this is a handy guide to those fishes that are likely to be observed by anybody visiting or diving on the coral reefs of the Caribbean, the Indian Ocean, and the Pacific to a depth of sixty meters/5(25).   The marine diversity found on coral reefs supports a billion people yet 25 per cent of the world's reefs are at risk and around a third of Indian Ocean coral has disappeared.


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Coral Reefs of the Indian Ocean: Their Ecology and Conservation starts with a general overview of the biogeography of the region and a historical account of attempts to conserve this ecosystem.

It goes on to describe the state of the reefs in each of the countries with coral reefs, and it concludes with a series of management case : Hardcover. Coral Reefs of the Indian Ocean: Their Ecology and Conservation starts with a general overview of the biogeography of the region and a historical account of attempts to conserve this ecosystem.

It goes on to describe the state of the reefs in each of the countries with coral reefs, and it concludes with a series of management case : Coral Reefs of the World: Indian Ocean, Red Sea, and Gulf (INTL UNION FOR THE CONSERVATION OF NATURE & NATURAL RESOURCES) by Susan M.

Wells (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. 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. Buy Coral Reefs of the Indian Ocean (): Their Ecology and Conservation: NHBS - Edited By: Tim R McClanahan, Charles RC Sheppard and David O Obura, Oxford University Press.

Coral Reefs of the Indian Ocean: Their Ecology and Conservation starts with a general overview of the biogeography of the region and a historical account of attempts to conserve this ecosystem.

It 2/5(1). Coral Reefs of the Indian Ocean: Their Ecology and Conservation starts with a general overview of the biogeography of the region and a historical account of attempts to conserve this ecosystem. It goes on to describe the state of the reefs in each of the countries with coral reefs, and it concludes with a series of management case studies.

Abstract. Coral cover throughout the Chagos archipelago is high. Coral and soft coral mortality was very severe inalong with most of the ocean, but there are no direct human impacts so that soft coral and coral cover is as high as it was before the massive mortality by: 4.

The Indian Ocean is bounded by East Africa, South Asia, Indonesia, and Western Australia (Figure 1). It is the world’s second largest coral reef province, after the Pacific Ocean. PACIFIC OCEAN ATLANTIC OCEAN INDIAN OCEAN Coral reefs land ocean The Coral Reef Zone Source: NOAA Coral Reefs Level Q 10 The Great Barrier Reef is made up of over three thousand separate reefs and islands.

It is home to nearly two thousand kinds of fish. Atolls, the third type of reef, are shaped like circles. They form around the. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Developed from a workshop Coral Reefs of Western Indian Ocean held in Mombasa, Kenya in March from book The coral reefs of the Pitcairn Islands (pp) Coral Reefs of the Chagos Archipelago, Indian Ocean.

Chapter March If you're a scuba-diving or tropical-fish enthusiast, you'll want this well-illustrated, comprehensive guide to the reef fishes of the Caribbean, the Indian Ocean, and the Pacific, where creatures with lime skeletons form giant underwater structures.

No coral reef is quite like the next, but most abound in life.3/5(6). South West Pacific. Fish - Western Pacific Ocean - Coral reefs. Fish - Indian Ocean - Coral reefs - Marine fish - Western Pacific Ocean - Coral reef.

Marine fish - Indian Ocean - Coral reefs. Western Pacific Ocean - coral reefs - fish. CARCASSON, Robert Herbert - Marine biology. Other titles; Coral reef fishes of the Indian and West Pacific by: Coral Reefs of the Chagos Archipelago, Indian Ocean. Book January The Indian Ocean is comprised of coral reefs that exist in a wide range of environments, from fringing and patch reefs that grow in highly unstable environments to oceanic.

Coral Reefs of the World. These maps, from the book Coral Reefs of the World by Susan M. Wells, are posted with permission of the publishers IUCN Conservation Monitoring Center and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

UNEP/IUCN (). Coral Reefs of the 1: Atlantic and Eastern Pacific. UNEP Regional Seas Directories and Bibliographies. Caribbean, Indian Ocean, and Pacific Ocean: Including the Red Sea. Author: Ewald Lieske,Robert F.

Myers; Publisher: N.A ISBN: Category: Nature Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Here coral reef is used broadly to include areas adjacent to reefs where corals may occur, such as harbors, bays, and rocky tidepools as well as reef-associated habitats such as seagrass beds. The fact that the Red Sea coral reefs are the best developed in the western Indian Ocean is not surprising; more than 60 different genera of reef forming corals are found in the Red Sea alone with an exceedingly large recorded number of species.

However, reef development varies from north to south in the Red by: 1. Coral Reefs: Indian Ocean. About / Image Bank; Monthly Update; Coral Bleaching; Fluorescing; Before & After; Up Close; From Above; Blackwater; Video / Other / 3D Coral Models; Contact / Donate / INDIAN OCEAN.

mayotte CREDIT: GABY BARATHIEU / CORAL REEF IMAGE BANK. download. India’s Andaman Islands CREDIT: umeed mistry / coral reef image.

The Paperback of the Coral Reef Fishes: Caribbean, Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean Including the Red Sea - Revised Edition by Ewald Lieske, Robert Myers | Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Thank you for your patience.5/5(1).A coral reef is an underwater ecosystem characterized by reef-building are formed of colonies of coral polyps held together by calcium coral reefs are built from stony corals, whose polyps cluster in groups.

Coral belongs to the class Anthozoa in the animal phylum Cnidaria, which includes sea anemones and sea anemones, corals secrete hard carbonate.coral reefs, limestone formations produced by living organisms, found in shallow, tropical marine waters. In most reefs, the predominant organisms are stony corals, colonial cnidarians that secrete an exoskeleton of calcium carbonate (limestone).The accumulation of skeletal material, broken and piled up by wave action, produces a massive calcareous formation that supports the living corals and.