Cohabitation of Indian and Pacific Ocean species at Christmas and Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Hobbs, J.-P.A, and Salmond, J.K. (2008) Cohabitation of Indian and Pacific Ocean species at Christmas and Cocos (Keeling) Islands. Coral Reefs, 27 (4). p. 933.

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Abstract

[Extract] The major biogeographic border for Indo-Pacific coral reef organisms lies in the eastern Indian and Pacific Ocean's regional biotas abut. Situated on this border are Christmas and Cocos (Keeling) Islands, oceanic islands located approximately 400 and 1,000 km (respectively) southwest of Indonesia.

Item ID: 24922
Item Type: Article (Short Note)
ISSN: 1432-0975
Keywords: marine science, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, biogeographic border, cohabitation
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2013 06:23
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0602 Ecology > 060205 Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl Marine Ichthyology) @ 50%
06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0603 Evolutionary Biology > 060302 Biogeography and Phylogeography @ 50%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960808 Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity @ 100%
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