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Advances in Marine Biology, Vol. 50 by Alan J. Southward, Visit Amazon's Craig M. Young Page,

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Advances in Marine Biology used to be first released in 1963. Now edited through A.J. Southward (Marine organic organization, UK), P.A. Tyler (Southampton Oceanography organization, UK), C.M. younger (Harbor department Oceanographic establishment, united states) and L.A. Fuiman (University of Texas, USA), the serial publishes in-depth and up to date experiences on quite a lot of themes that allows you to entice postgraduates and researchers in marine biology, fisheries technology, ecology, zoology, oceanography. Eclectic volumes within the sequence are supplemented via thematic volumes on such issues because the Biology of Calanoid Copepods. * comprises over fifty five tables of descriptive facts * Covers such subject matters as coral reefs, southern ocean cephalopods, seagrass and mangrove habitats, and masses extra * four studies authored by means of specialists of their appropriate fields of analysis

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Three major storms within a period of 27 mo (1992–1994) in Florida greatly reduced the cover of millepores and branching scleractinian corals (Lirman and Fong, 1997). Stoddart (1974) reported severe damage to millepores and other corals from hurricanes on Belize reefs but noted that extensive new growth occurred over a 2-yr posthurricane period and that platy forms of millepores were more resilient than branching species. Wave-resistant morphologies of the bladed M. complanata and massive M. squarrosa fared better than the branching M.

1991). The ties that bind: Inter-clonal cooperation may help a fragile coral dominate shallow high-energy reefs. Marine Biology 109, 41–51. Ciardelli, A. (1967). The anatomy of the feeding mechanisms and the food habits of Microspathodon chrysurus (Pisces: Pomacentridae). Bulletin of Marine Science 17, 845–883. Coles, S. L. and Brown, B. E. (2003). Coral bleaching-capacity for acclimatisation and adaption. Advances in Marine Biology 46, 184–226. Collins, A. G. (2000). Towards understanding the phylogenetic history of Hydrozoa: Hypothesis testing with 18S gene sequence data.

In reef communities on the Pacific coast of Panama, Millepora spp. 9% of the total cover of photosymbiotic corals in the lower forereef slope at Uva Island reef (Glynn and de Weerdt, 1991). Other examples of low abundance (<5% of benthic surface) in deeper water include M. alcicornis in Florida (Dustan and Halas, 1987) and Millepora platyphylla in Australia (Done, 1982). Liddle and Ohlhorst (1981) reported M. alcicornis in Jamaica comprise only 1–2% of total coral cover. 6–17% of total coral cover at Takapoto Atoll in the Pacific was composed of millepores.

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