Ecology of Australian Temperate Reefs provides the present kingdom of data of the ecology of vital components of southern Australian sub-tidal reef natural world, and the underlying ecological principles.
Preliminary chapters describe the geological beginning, oceanography and biogeography of southern Australia, together with the transitional temperate areas towards the Abrolhos Islands within the west and to Sydney within the east. The booklet then explains the foundation and evolution of the natural world at geological time scales as Australia separated from Antarctica; the oceanography of the area, together with primary currents, and interactions with on-shelf waters; and the ecology of specific species or species teams at varied trophic degrees, beginning with algae, then the ecological ideas on which groups are organized.
Ecology of Australian Temperate Reefs is easily illustrated with line drawings, figures and colour plates displaying the various species coated, and should be a miles valued reference for biologists, undergraduates, and people and anxious with reef lifestyles and its ordinary history.
* good illustrated with line drawings, figures and colour plates to demonstrate the numerous species discussed
* comprises money owed of geological starting place, biogeography and the oceanography of the quarter, together with primary currents, and interactions with on-shelf waters
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