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Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea

by John E. Randall

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Published by University of Hawaii Press in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Great Barrier Reef (Qld.),
  • Coral Sea
    • Subjects:
    • Fishes -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.) -- Identification.,
    • Fishes -- Coral Sea -- Identification.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn E. Randall, Gerald R. Allen, Roger C. Steene.
      ContributionsAllen, Gerald R., Steene, Roger C.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL636 .R36 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 507 p. :
      Number of Pages507
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1878634M
      ISBN 100824813464
      LC Control Number90038987

      DOI: /choice Corpus ID: Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea @inproceedings{RandallFishesOT, title={Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea}, author={John E. Randall and Gerald R. Allen and Roger C. Steene}, year={} }.   Sleeping with the fishes on the Great Barrier Reef. glide past the vast windows at the foot of their beds – four metres under the sea. the coral on a dive on the Great Barrier : William Mcinnes.

      J. E. Randall, G. R. Allen and R. C. Steene: Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. — xx + pp., figs., colour photographs, 8 colour : D. H. H. Kühlmann. Coral reef diversity. Because of the diversity of life found in the habitats created by corals, reefs are often called the "rainforests of the sea." About 25% of the ocean's fish depend on healthy coral reefs. Fishes and other organisms shelter, find food, reproduce, and rear their young in the many nooks and crannies formed by corals.

      The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system composed of over 2, individual reefs and islands stretching for over 2, kilometres (1, mi) over an area of approximately , square kilometres (, sq mi). The reef is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland, Great Barrier Reef can be seen from outer space Inscription: (5th Session). The Great Barrier Reef is on in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland, northeast Australia. It is the largest coral reef in the world, and was selected as a World Heritage Site because of the diversity of life living in the Great Barrier Reef. The reef has the most diversity of life, including the vulnerable and the endangered species.


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