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Historical origins of the East Indies marine biodiversity centre

Dominik Halas

Historical origins of the East Indies marine biodiversity centre

a preliminary phylogenetic biogeographical assessment.

by Dominik Halas

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A phylogenetic biogeographical study of the East Indies Triangle, the area of the highest marine biodiversity in the world, is performed using the Phylogenetic Analysis for Comparing Trees method, or PACT, with a database of phylogenies from 13 fishes, corals, and molluscs. Predictions are made of common biogeographical patterns to be expected for each of four competing hypotheses that attempt to explain the biodiversity. Very few patterns of congruence are observed amongst taxa, and data are insufficient to choose among the four hypotheses. PACT is more stable than Primary Brooks Parsimony Analysis (1° BPA) when the limits of the areas of endemism used are changed. 1° BPA is shown to give misleading results when used on data sets containing widespread taxa. Briggs"s evidence for a centre of origin hypothesis as an explanation of East Indies Triangle diversity is shown to be lacking.

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Pagination93 leaves.
Number of Pages93
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Open LibraryOL19217956M
ISBN 100494075473

Filled in a good gap in our seafaring history, as most maritime history books do tend to centre on naval history. This view very much centred on the mercantile marine is well worth a read. I haven't read the volumes covering more recent history as yet One criticism I would make is Reviews: The origin of the centre may be understood better when its exact boundaries are known. These boundaries are not clearly defined. Brigg's (a: Fig. 1) East Indies Triangle of marine diversity is probably based on the borders of countries involved and the position of islands in the Indo-Malayan region. Veron's ( Fig. 50). Introduction. Spectacular biodiversity exists in tropical marine ecosystems. One mega-diverse tropical region, where the ranges of many tropical marine species overlap, is the centre of maximum marine biodiversity of the Indo-Malay Archipelago (IMA).Various hypotheses giving rise to this extraordinary species richness have been proposed, though two in particular have been widely addressed. The Royal Netherlands Navy (Dutch: Koninklijke Marine) is the naval force of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Its origins date back to the Eighty Years' War (–), the war of independence from the House of Habsburg who ruled over the Habsburg Netherlands.. During the 17th century, the navy of the Dutch Republic (–) was the most powerful naval force in the world and played an.


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The East Indies Triangle of biodiversity (EITB) refers to the region between the Indian and Pacific Oceans, including Indonesia, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Timor Leste, part of Malaysia, and some adjacent land and sea.

Aim We analysed data on Indo‐Pacific coral reef taxa to test four mechanisms proposed for the origins of the biodiversity centre in the East Indies Triangle: (1) the centre of origin hypothesis, (2) Cited by: the World Ocean, and is partially included in the East Indies Triangle (Coral Triangle), a centre of maximum marine biodiversity.

However, the biodiversity of the sea has been insufficientlystudied,and,there-fore, every step to a better understanding is very important. In this book, we have tried to cover a wide Historical origins of the East Indies marine biodiversity centre book of marine organisms.

The ranges of many tropical marine species overlap in a centre of maximum marine biodiversity, which is located in the Indo-Malayan region. Because this centre includes Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea, it has been named the East Indies Triangle.

Due to its dependence on the presence of coral reefs, it has recently been referred to as the Coral by: Biogeographically, the SCS belongs to the so-called “East Indies Triangle” where modern marine and terrestrial biodiversity reaches a global maximum (Briggs ).

Among the major marginal sea basins from the west Paci?c, the SCS presents some of the best conditions for accumulating complete paleoclimatic records in its hemipelagic s: 1.

may be responsible for the high biodiversity in the region. Several hypotheses have been proposed to explain the species richness in the IMP hotspot and these can be grouped into four major categories: (1) centre of origin, (2) centre of accumulation, (3) centre of survival, and (4) centre of over-lap.

Recent phylogeographic studies overturn several assumptions about speciation in the sea, indicating a prominent role for divergence along ecological partitions rather than geographic isolation.

Oceanic archipelagos and other depauperate regions are not evolutionary graveyards, but can generate and export biodiversity. Marine biodiversity hotspots both export and import fauna from peripheral.

The distribution of reef fishes is consistent with this model and it is apparent that much of the biodiversity in peripheral archipelagos has arrived from the central evidence indicates that two reef-associated sharks (Sphyrna lewini and Triaenodon obesus) radiated from the central Indo-Pacific to attain broad or global distributi   Marine biodiversity change.

The patterns of marine biodiversity change at the family level during the Phanerozoic emerging from the current databases consistently show a rise from a handful of taxa at the beginning of the Cambrian to some families at the present day (e.g.

Figure 1A). This rise included steep increases in the Early to mid. In addition to the report, Sir Thomson also wrote a book about the voyage in titled “The Voyage of the Challenger.” He also wrote one of the early marine biology textbooks “The Depths of the Sea” in The Institutions.

These expeditions were soon followed by marine laboratories established to study marine life. On the historical side, this epoch was marked by major geomorphological changes that reshaped marine biogeography with the formation of the Indo-Australian-Archipelago (IAA) marine biodiversity.

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The book represents the culmination of the prolific careers of two dedicated marine biologists, Dr. Gerald R. Allen and Dr. Mark V. Erdmann, who have spent a combined total in excess of 60 years exploring and describing the piscene treasures in the “heart” of marine fish biodiversity.

Reef Fishes of the East Indies is an essential reference for biologists, naturalists, and scuba divers. This is the only reference. A phylogenetic test of multiple proposals for the origins of the East Indies coral reef biota Delineation of the Indo-Malayan centre of maximum marine biodiversity: the Coral Triangle.

In S. () Origins and diversification of Indo-West Pacific marine fauna: evolutionary history and. from the East Indies was responsible for the longitudinal peak, and that the East Indies had played the major role in assembling communities throughout the Indian and Pacific oceans.

The conclusion of Mora et al. () supported an earlier suggestion (Briggs, ) that the East Indies Triangle represented a centre of evolutionary origin. This book brings together key studies from the deep sea and open ocean, to tropical shores and polar regions to consider how comparable the patterns and processes underlying diversity are in these different ecosystems.

Marine Biodiversity will be a major resource for all those interested in biodiversity. Much of the argument about the existence or nonexistence of centres of origin has been focused on the marine East Indies. During the past 10 years, considerable new information has become available.

The East India Company (EIC) was an English and later British joint-stock company founded in It was formed to trade in the Indian Ocean region, initially with the East Indies (the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia), and later with Qing company ended up seizing control of large parts of the Indian subcontinent, colonised parts of Southeast Asia and Hong Kong after the First.

A founder of comparative anatomy and a giant of nineteenth-century biology, Georges Cuvier, and his student and colleague Achille Valenciennes, brought together all that was known about fishes in their massive volume Histoire naturelle des poissons published from to Despite the passage of time, this work represents a landmark in the history of science.

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Instead, he copied drawings by other artists to create the plates, representing hand-colored copper engravings, for his publication. It is battles such as these and the fear of being relegated to history books that prompted the community to open an East Indian Museum on May 26 in Manori, Mumbai.

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-- Modes of speciation -- Indo-West Pacific subdivisions -- Eastern Pacific region -- Western Atlantic region -- Eastern Atlantic region -- Relationships of the tropical shelf regions -- Latitudinal barriers -- Summary -- Chapter   This paper provides an analysis of the distribution patterns of marine biodiversity and summarizes the major activities of the Census of Marine Life program in the Caribbean region.

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