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Marine Ecology of the Arabian Region
Language: en
Pages: 359
Authors: Charles J.R. Sheppard, Charles R. C. Sheppard, Andrew Price, Callum Roberts
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992-07-29 - Publisher: Academic Press

That part of the Indian Ocean bordering Saudi Arabia is a rich mosaic of coastal and marine ecosystems, both natural and man-made. Among these are coral reefs, mangroves, tidal flats, seagrasses, and other hard and soft substrata. Some ecosystems are relatively simple, while others such as the coral reefs are
World Atlas of Seagrasses
Language: en
Pages: 298
Authors: United Nations Environmental Programme UNEP., Frederick T. Short, Frederick T... Short
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Seagrasses are a vital and widespread but often overlooked coastal marine habitat. This volume provides a global survey of their distribution and conservation status.
The Global Coastal Ocean: Panregional syntheses and the coasts of North and South America and Asia
Language: en
Pages: 1567
Authors: Allan R. Robinson, Kenneth H. Brink
Categories: Coastal ecology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

A continuing, comprehensive and timely survey of the state of knowledge of ocean science, this distinguished series provides an overview of research frontiers as ocean science progresses. Areas covered include physical, biological, and chemical oceanography, marine geology, and geophysics and the interactions of the oceans with the atmosphere, the solid
Dangerous Fishes of the Eastern and Southern Arabian Peninsula
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: Laith A. Jawad
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-21 - Publisher: Springer

This book is devoted to the dangerous fishes found offshore the eastern and southern Arabian Peninsula. It covers information about the main groups of dangerous fish species i.e., biting and predator fish group, venomous stinging fish, electric shock fish, harmful stinging fish, and poisonous fish. In the latter group, the
The Arabian Seas: Biodiversity, Environmental Challenges and Conservation Measures
Language: en
Pages: 1377
Authors: Laith A. Jawad
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-30 - Publisher: Springer Nature

The Arabian Seas Marine Region encompasses marine areas from Djibouti to Pakistan, including the northern part of Somalia, the Red Sea, the Arabian/Persian Gulf, and parts of the Arabian Sea. Human pressures on the coastal and marine environments are evident throughout the region, and have resulted in harmful environmental effects.