Introduction to Marine Biology

By George Karleskint

Creation TO MARINE BIOLOGY sparks interest in regards to the marine international and offers an figuring out of the method of technology. Taking an ecological process and meant for non-science majors, the textual content offers succinct insurance of the content material whereas the images and paintings in actual fact illustrate key suggestions. learning is made effortless with phonetic pronunciations, a working word list of keyword phrases, end-of-chapter questions, and recommendations for additional interpreting on the finish of every bankruptcy. The open appear and feel of creation TO MARINE BIOLOGY and the improved artwork software exhibit the wonder and awe of lifestyles within the ocean. Twenty amazing images open the chapters, piquing the inducement and a focus of scholars, and over 60 images and items of artwork are new or redesigned.

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