Volume 206 2009

Marine Hard Bottom Communities

Patterns, Dynamics, Diversity, and Change

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ISBN: 978-3-540-92703-7 (Print) 978-3-540-92704-4 (Online)

Table of contents (30 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiv

  2. Habitat, Substrata and Communities

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      Pages 2-5

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      Habitat Characteristics and Typical Functional Groups

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      Pages 19-37

      The Role of Mineral, Living and Artificial Substrata in the Development of Subtidal Assemblages

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      Pages 39-60

      Communities on Deep-Sea Hard Bottoms

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      Pages 61-72

      Epibiosis

  3. Diversity Patterns and Their Causes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 74-79

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      Pages 81-87

      Latitudinal Patterns of Species Richness in Hard-Bottom Communities

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      Pages 89-99

      Regional-Scale Patterns

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      Pages 101-112

      Patterns Along Environmental Gradients

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      Pages 113-125

      Evolutionary Patterns of Diversity and Their Causes

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      Pages 127-141

      Environmental Variability

  4. Community Dynamics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 144-147

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      Pages 149-164

      Fertilization Strategies

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      Pages 165-176

      Larval Supply and Dispersal

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      Pages 177-190

      Settlement and Recruitment

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      Pages 191-200

      Seasonal Dynamics

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      Pages 201-212

      Disruption, Succession and Stochasticity

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      Pages 213-223

      Changes in Diversity and Ecosystem Functioning During Succession

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      Pages 225-237

      Simple and Complex Interactions

  5. Changing Biodiversity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 240-245

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      Pages 247-256

      Anthropogenic Changes in Patterns of Diversity on Hard Substrata: an Overview

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      Pages 257-268

      Shifts in Abiotic Variables and Consequences for Diversity

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      Pages 269-280

      The Loss of Natural Habitats and the Addition of Artificial Substrata

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      Pages 281-294

      Multiple Stressors and Disturbances

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