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Author Rex, Michael A., 1946-

Title Deep-sea biodiversity : pattern and scale / Michael A. Rex, Ron J. Etter.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  QH91.8.D44    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  QH91.8.D44    Available
Description xii, 354 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Setting the stage: patterns of benthic standing stock -- Local species diversity -- Regional patterns of alpha species diversity -- Oceanwide variation in alpha species diversity and long-term change -- Beta diversity along depth gradients -- Ev
Summary "Frigid, dark, and energy-deprived, the deep sea was long considered hostile to life. However, new sampling technologies and intense international research efforts in recent decades have revealed a remarkably rich fauna and an astonishing variet
Subject Deep-sea biology.
Marine biodiversity.
Added Author Etter, Ron J., 1955-
ISBN 0674036077 (alk. paper)
9780674036079 (alk. paper)