Chapter 10. Speciation and Biogeography

  1. R. S. K. Barnes1 and
  2. R. N. Hughes2

Published Online: 8 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444313284.ch10

An Introduction to Marine Ecology, Third Edition

An Introduction to Marine Ecology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Barnes, R. S. K. and Hughes, R. N. (1999) Speciation and Biogeography, in An Introduction to Marine Ecology, Third Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444313284.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK

  2. 2

    School of Biological Sciences, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2UW, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 29 MAR 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780865428348

Online ISBN: 9781444313284



  • speciation and biogeography;
  • geographical faunistic and floristic variations and speciation, colonization processes;
  • allopatric speciation;
  • incipient reproductive isolation among harpacticoid copepod tisbe dodimsis;
  • sympatric speciation;
  • dispersal potential of rafting;
  • latitudinal gradients of species diversity;
  • diversity associated with coral reefs;
  • tectonic, eustatic, climatic and oceanographic processes (teco);
  • plate tectonics and provincialization


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Speciation

  • Biogeography