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Coral reefs of the world. Vol. 2 : Indian Ocean, Red Sea and gulf

Complete Title: 
Coral reefs of the world. Vol. 2 : Indian Ocean, Red Sea and gulf
IUCN Publication

Coral reefs are one of the most biologically diverse ecosystems in the world. Teeming with life, they are also one of the world’s most productive natural communities. Yet they are under increasing threat. This reference work catalogues the significant coral reefs of the world, their geographical context and ecology, their current condition and status in legislation, and prescriptions for their conservation and sustainable use. Each volume contains detailed maps for each country covered.

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Nairobi : UNEP ; Gland : IUCN, 1988
Physical Description: 
l, 389p. : ill., maps
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Contents: v.1. Atlantic and Eastern Pacific - v.2. Indian Ocean, Red Sea and Gulf - v.3. Central and Western Pacific. Includes bibliographies. This title has been scanned and is available in the Biodiversity Heritage Library: 

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Record created: 2013/09/12
Record updated: 2022/05/24