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By F. T. Short,R. G. Coles

ISBN-10: 0444508910

ISBN-13: 9780444508911

This thorough and informative quantity offers a collection of distinctive, globally acceptable thoughts for seagrass research.
The booklet offers tools for all features of seagrass technological know-how from easy plant assortment to statistical methods and investigations of plant-animal interplay. The emphasis is on equipment which are appropriate in either constructing and constructed nations.

The value of seagrasses in coastal and close to shore environments, and finally their contribution to the productiveness of the world's oceans, has turn into more and more known during the last forty years.
Seagrasses supply nutrients for sea turtles, approximately a hundred fish species, waterfowl and for the marine mammals the manatee and dugong. Seagrasses additionally aid advanced foodstuff webs through advantage in their actual constitution and first construction and are renowned for his or her function as breeding grounds and nurseries for very important crustacean, finfish and shell fish populations. Seagrasses are the foundation of an enormous detrital nutrients chain. The vegetation clear out meals and contaminants from the water, stabilise sediments and act as dampeners to wave motion. Seagrasses rank with coral reefs and mangroves as a few of the world's most efficient coastal habitat and robust linkages between those habitats make the lack of seagrasses a contributing consider the degradation of the world's oceans.

Contributors from around the globe offer up to date equipment for related number of ecological info from either temperate and tropical seagrass ecosystems.

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