Advances in Marine Biology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128151013

Advances in Marine Biology, Volume 79

1st Edition

Serial Editors: Charles Sheppard
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128151013
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 27th July 2018
Page Count: 318
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Description

Advances in Marine Biology, Volume 79, the latest release in a series that has been providing in-depth and up-to-date reviews on all aspects of marine biology since 1963, updates on many topics that will appeal to postgraduates and researchers in marine biology, fisheries science, ecology, zoology and biological oceanography. This latest release includes a review of patterns of multiple paternity across sea turtle rookeries, parasites and pathogens in seabirds, progress in marine genomics and bioinformatics, the rise of sea turtle research and conservation, and the potential impacts of offshore oil and gas activities on deep-sea sponges and the habitats they form.

Key Features

  • Reviews articles on the latest advances in marine biology
  • Authored by leading figures in their respective fields of study
  • Presents materials that are widely used by managers, students and academic professionals in the marine sciences

Readership

Postgraduates and researchers in marine biology, fisheries science, ecology, zoology, oceanography

Table of Contents

1. A review of patterns of multiple paternity across sea turtle rookeries
Graeme Hays
2. Parasites and Pathogens in Seabirds: effects and wider ecological implications
Jennifer Provencher
3. Progress in Marine Genomics and Bioinformatics
Bry Wilson
4. The Rise and Rise of Sea Turtles Research and Conservation
Brendan Godley
5. Potential impacts of offshore oil and gas activities on deep-sea sponges and the habitats they form
Johanne Vad

Details

No. of pages:
318
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Hardcover ISBN:
9780128151013

About the Serial Editor

Charles Sheppard

Professor Charles Sheppard holds a half-time position of Professor in the School of Life Sciences at The University of Warwick, UK. The remainder of his time he works for a range of UN , Governmental and aid agencies in tropical marine and coastal development issues. He advises several governments on marine and coastal management and science, including the UK Government on its tropical Overseas Territories. He has organised and led the scientific input to the 2010 creation of the world's largest fully protected marine researce, in the Chagos archipelago, Indian Ocean, where a lot of his research has been focussed. The other main geographical area of research is the Arabian region. PhD University of Durham 1976.

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Life Sciences, The University of Warwick, UK

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