Accession Number : AD0714443

Title :   Atoll Research Bulletin No. 136. Coral Islands of the Western Indian Ocean,

Corporate Author : SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Stoddart,D. R.

Report Date : 28 AUG 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 240

Abstract : Contents include: Geography and ecology of Farquhar Atoll; Plants of Farquhar Atoll; An old record of a Blue Piegon Alectroenas species and sea-birds on Farquhar and Providence; Geography and ecology of Cosmoledo Atoll; Plants of Cosmoledo Atoll; Land (including shore) birds of Cosmoledo; Geography and ecology of Astove; Plants of Astove; Note on the Lepidoptera of Astove Atoll; Land (including shore) birds of Astove; Ecological change and effects of phosphate mining; Plants of Assumption Island; Geography and ecology of Desroches; Plants of Desroches; Geography and ecology of Remire; Plants of Remire (Eagle) Island, Amirantes; Geography and ecology of African Banks; An introduction of Streptopelia picturata into the Amirantes; Geography and ecology of Tromelin Island; Some ornithological observations from the western Indian Ocean.

Descriptors :   (*INDIAN OCEAN ISLANDS, *ECOLOGY), (*CORAL REEFS, ECOLOGY), GEOGRAPHY, PLANTS(BOTANY), BIRDS, AQUATIC ANIMALS, CLASSIFICATION, MARINE BIOLOGY, FISHES, TERRAIN, CLIMATE, INDIAN OCEAN, ISLANDS, PHOSPHATES, MINING ENGINEERING, LEPIDOPTERA, ANIMALS, INSECTS

Subject Categories : Biology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE