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The Biology of Mangroves and Seagrasses, Third Edition

Peter J. Hogarth


Mangroves and seagrasses form extensive and highly productive ecosystems that are biologically diverse and economically valuable. This new edition provides an introduction to all aspects of the biology and ecology of mangroves and seagrasses, using a global range of examples. It deals with the adaptations of these plants to their exacting environment, the rich and diverse communities of organisms that depend on mangrove forests and seagrass meadows (including tree-climbing crabs, marine ants, flashing fireflies, and ‘gardening’ seacows), the links between mangroves, seagrasses, and other coast ... More

Keywords: seagrasses, coastal ecosystems, daptation, biogeography, ecosystem services, fauna, biodiversity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198716549
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716549.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter J. Hogarth, author
Honorary Fellow, Department of Biology, University of York