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The silent deep; the discovery, ecology and conservation of the deep sea.



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The silent deep; the discovery, ecology and conservation of the deep sea.

Koslow, Tony.

U. of New South Wales New South Wales, state (1991 pop. 5,164,549), 309,443 sq mi (801,457 sq km), SE Australia. It is bounded on the E by the Pacific Ocean. Sydney is the capital. The other principal urban centers are Newcastle, Wagga Wagga, Lismore, Wollongong, and Broken Hill.  Press

2007

270 pages

$35.00

Hardcover

QH541

Ecologist Koslow describes the discovery and ecology of deep sea environments, including the fauna fauna

All the species of animals found in a particular region, period, or special environment. Five faunal realms, based on terrestrial animal species, are generally recognized: Holarctic, including Nearactic (North America) and Paleartic (Eurasia and northern Africa);
 of the deep sea floor, the bizarre populace of the mid-ocean depths, coldwater corals, fisheries fisheries. From earliest times and in practically all countries, fisheries have been of industrial and commercial importance. In the large N Atlantic fishing grounds off Newfoundland and Labrador, for example, European and North American fishing fleets have long , and other elements of an almost unexplored world. He also discusses the human impact on those environments from dumping and pollution to mining, deepwater fisheries, and the threat from climate change. Written for a general audience, the book is intended for anyone interested in ocean science and conservation and scientific discovery. Drawings and color and black-and-white photographs illustrate the strange collection of oceanic environments and their unusual inhabitants
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