By U. Seeliger,B. Kjerfve

Coastal and marine ecosystems, a few critically degraded, different nonetheless pristine, regulate wealthy assets of inshore environments and coastal seas of Latin America's Pacific and Atlantic margins. Conflicts among the wishes of the region's international locations and diminishing sales and environmental caliber have caused know-how of coastal ecological difficulties and encouraged monetary help for recovery and management.
The quantity presents a reliable assessment at the constitution, procedures and serve as of twenty-two vital Latin American coastal marine ecosystems. each one contribution describes the environmental settings, biotic parts and constitution of the method, considers trophic methods and effort stream, evaluates the editing impact of common and human perturbations, and indicates administration wishes. even if the focal point of the publication is on simple ecological study, the implications have program for coastal managers.

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