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Day, J.A. 1990. Environmental correlates of aquatic faunal distribution in the Namib Desert. In: Seely, M.K. (ed). Namib Ecology. 25 years of Namib Research. Transvaal Museum Monograph, 7: 99-107


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Environmental correlates of aquatic faunal distribution in the Namib Desert.

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The Namib Desert, lying on the southwestern coast of Africa, is recognised for its diverse and unusual fauna and flora. The monograph contains 23 papers dealing with the ecology of the Namib biota and its desert setting. The papers illustrate the wide variety of research conducted in the Namib or with Namib organisms and the topics range from geomorphology, ecology, climatology to biogeography and the behaviour and physiology of Namib organisms. Keywords: Namibia, Desert Ecological Research Unit (DERU), Namib ecology, Namib desert, Ecological research, Biology, Desert plants, Welwitschia, Tenebrionid beetles, Namib dune ant, Spiders, Ants.

Year: 1990

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