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Biogeography and Adaptation

Patterns of Marine Life

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$55.00 • £43.95 • €49.50

ISBN 9780674073760

Publication: January 1978

Short

352 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

15 tables, 77 halftones

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The driving forces of natural selection leave their traces in the shapes of living creatures and their patterns of distribution. In this thoughtful and wide-ranging discussion of evolutionary process and adaptive response, Geerat Vermeij elucidates the general principles that underlie the great diversity of marine forms found in the world’s great oceans.