Biodiv Sci ›› 1994, Vol. 02 ›› Issue (2): 63-67.DOI: 10.17520/biods.1994012

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General characteristics of the species in China seas

Huang Zongguo   

  1. Third Institute of Oceanography,State Oceanic Administration,Xiamen 361005
  • Received:1993-09-21 Revised:1993-11-04 Online:1994-05-20 Published:1994-05-20

Abstract: 20 278 species,belonging to 5kingdom and 44 phyla,have been recorded in China seas.Among them 12?phyla are exclusive marine species.The numbers of species in sea exesses that in fresh water and is less than??? that on the terrestrial and it increases northward.It covers the species from Warm-water,temperate-water??? to the cosmopolitan.The north marginal distribution boundary of many tropic marine organisms and the??south distribution of some temperate marine species is just delimited in China seas.