Table of contents for Introduction to marine biology / George Karleskint, Jr., Richard Turner, James W. Small, Jr.


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Contents Overview. Preface. PART I: THE OCEAN ENVIRONMENT. 1. Science and Marine Biology. 2. Fundamentals of Ecology. 3. Geology of the Ocean. 4. 4. Water, Waves, and Tides. PART II: MARINE ORGANISMS. 5. Biological Concepts. 6. Marine Microbes. 7. Multicellular Primary Producers. 8. Lower Invertebrates. 9. Higher Invertebrates. 10. Marine Fishes. 11. Marine Reptiles and Birds. 12. Marine Mammals. PART III: MARINE ECOSYSTEMS. 13. Intertidal Communities. 14. Estuaries. 15. Coral Reef Communities. 16. Continental Shelves and Neritic Zone. 17. The Open Sea. 18. Life in the Ocean's Depths. PART IV: HUMANS AND THE SEA. 19. Harvesting the Ocean's Resources. 20. Oceans in Jeopardy. Glossary. Answers to Multiple Choice Questions. Index.


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Marine biology.