Shallow-Water Sponges of the Western Bahamas by F. Wiedenmayer
  

Shallow-Water Sponges of the Western Bahamas

Written by F. Wiedenmayer
Illustrated by
Part of the Experientia Supplementum Series

RRP £72.00

Notify me
when in stock

As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.

Synopsis

Shallow-Water Sponges of the Western Bahamas by F. Wiedenmayer

During the period the sponges described herein were which were used only sporadically in the past and were collected (1963-7), the author was a Research Associate regarded as of marginal value until two decades ago, at the Department of Geology, University of Illinois, paleontology and embryology, are now receiving great participating in a research project on carbonate attention. They have already brought drastic revisions to sediments of the Bimini area, directed by Prof. William systematics, with regard to redefinition and classification W. Hay (Department of Geology, University of Illinois. of higher taxa. Other approaches have recently emerged utilizing biochemistry, histology, cytology, autecology, now at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric and zoogeography, and these promise significant ad- Science, University of Miami) and supported by the National Science Foundation. The objective of this pro- vance in the delimitation and classification oflower taxa. ject was a study of the relationship between the carbo- The rapidly changing state of sponge taxonomy is reflect- nate sediments of the Bimini area and the benthonic ed in the paucity of definitive (i. e. widely accepted) revisions of genera and families. The lack of stability and fauna and flora, especially with regard to skeletal ele- ments contributed to the sediment.

About the Author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
331 pages

Author

F. Wiedenmayer
More books by F. Wiedenmayer

Publisher

Birkhauser Verlag AG

Publication date

1st January 1977

ISBN

9783764309060


A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

I love lovereading4kids because I’ve read amazing books I would never have picked up, and its opened doors to new genre’s I now love.

Harriet Cunningham

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools