As the publisher for this trusted and respected textbook, we would like to extend our warmest regards to our friends in the marine-biology community. This new edition is widely regarded as the most captivating, accessible, and comprehensive text for undergraduate students interested in marine biology. The fourth edition of Levinton is characterized by its exceptionally clear and conversational writing style and its comprehensive coverage that presents organismal and ecosystem ecology topics from an evolutionary perspective. Now with an expanded illustration program, the fourth edition of Marine Biology conveys more than ever the excitement of marine life.

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The most captivating, accessible, and comprehensive book of its kind. With its clear and conversational writing style, comprehensive coverage, and sophisticated presentation, Marine Biology: Function, Biodiversity, Ecology , Fifth Edition, is regarded by many as the most authoritative marine biology text. Over the course of five editions, Jeffrey Levinton has balanced his organismal and ecological focus by including the latest developments on molecular biology, global climate change, and ocean processes.

Jeffrey S. Marine Biology , Fifth Edition, succeeds in covering the topic in a comprehensive manner, while neither oversimplifying it nor adding too many specialized details.

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Go directly to our online catalogue. New to this Edition Three all-new chapters Chapter 3, "Climate Oscillations and Climate Change," Chapter 10, "The Open Sea: Distributions and Adaptations," and Chapter 19, "Polar Marine Biology" make this the most up-to-date marine biology book on the market An online chapter on molecular tools offers an overview of how new and old molecular tools are used in a wide range of marine-biological applications A full archive of "Hot Topics," available on the Companion Website, includes brand-new content and previous editions' features Chapter-by-chapter video guides help students visualize complex marine systems and bring marine biology concepts to life The content has been significantly updated and consolidated, resulting in a leaner, more pedagogically sound text.

Reviews "Levinton does an excellent job in introducing fundamental concepts and then exploring them using recent scientific literature. Hartnett , University of of New Haven " Marine Biology , Fifth Edition, is the only book right now that is suitable for majors and non-majors who want a rigorous introduction to marine biology.

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