Coral reefs of the Indian Ocean : their ecology and conservation / edited by T.R. McClanahan, C.R.C. Sheppard, D.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 contain some of the most spectacular reefs found anywhere and which are relatively little studied.

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Other Authors: McClanahan, T. R., Sheppard, Charles, Obura, David O.
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2000.
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505 0 |a Coral reefs of the western Indian Ocean: an overview / C.R.C. Sheppard -- Coral reef use and conservation / T.R. McClanahan -- South African coral communities / M.H. Schleyer -- Coral reefs of Mozambique / M.J. Rodrigues, H. Motta, M.W. Whittington, M. Schleyer -- Southern Tanzania / W.R.T. Darwall, M. Guard -- Northern Tanzania, Zanzibar and Pemba / J.C. Horrill, A.T. Kamukuru, Y.D. Mgaya, M. Risk -- Kenya / D.O. Obura, N.A. Muthiga, M. Watson -- The Red Sea / D. Medio, C.R.C. Sheppard, J. Gasgoine -- Reefs and coral communities of the Arabian Gulf and Arabian Sea / C.R.C. Sheppard, S.C. Wilson, R.V. Salm, D. Dixon -- India and Sri Lanka / G. Bakus, R. Arthur, S.U.K. Ekaratne, S.S. Jinendradasa -- The Maldives: a nation of atolls -- The Mascarene Islands / O. Naim, P. Cuet, V. Mangar -- The Seychelles / S. Jennings, S. Marshall, P. Cuet, O. Naim -- The coral reefs of Madagascar / C. Gabrié, P. Vasseur, H. Randriamiarana, J. Maharavo, E. Mara -- The Chagos Archipelago / C.R.C. Sheppard -- Management: status and case studies / N. Muthiga, S. Riedmiller, R. van der Elst, J. Mann-Lang, C. Horrill, T.R. McClanahan. 
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