Corals of the world

Author: John Edward Norwood Veron
Publisher: Sea Challengers
ISBN:
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This will be the most comprehensive review of these complex and colorful organisms ever published by the Australian Institute of Marine Science. It is the end product of 30 years of research.

Staghorn Corals of the World

Author: Carden C. Wallace
Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING
ISBN: 9780643063914
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Staghorn corals (genus Acropora) are the most obvious and important corals on coral reefs throughout the world, providing much of the beauty and variety seen on the reefs. This invaluable reference tool is the first major review of Acropora in over 100 years. It assesses all the known species worldwide, describing each in detail and illustrating the range of variability of form with habitat and geographic location. The classification, evolution and worldwide distribution of all species are reviewed and illustrated with colour plates, full page black and white plates and distribution maps. Details of the general biology of staghorn corals are discussed and illustrated. The book is complemented by a CD-ROM, Staghorn Corals of the World: A Key to Species of Acropora, containing a LucID-based key to all species of Acropora and a photo library of type specimens from museums around the world. Special Offer: Staghorn Corals of the World book and CD-ROM set for only $220.00.

Staghorn Corals of the World

Author: Carden Wallace
Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING
ISBN: 0643102817
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Staghorn corals (genus Acropora) are the most obvious and important corals on coral reefs throughout the world, providing much of the beauty and variety seen on the reefs. This invaluable reference tool is the first major review of Acropora in over 100 years. It assesses all the known species worldwide, describing each in detail and illustrating the range of variability of form with habitat and geographic location. The classification, evolution and worldwide distribution of all species are reviewed and illustrated with colour plates, full page black and white plates and distribution maps. Details of the general biology of staghorn corals are discussed and illustrated.

A Reef in Time

Author: John Edward Norwood Veron
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674026797
Format: PDF, ePub
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Like many coral specialists fifteen years ago, Veron thought Australia's Great Barrier Reef was impervious to climate change. Then he saw for himself the devastation that elevated sea temperatures can inflict on corals.