Biology of Fishes

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"This thoroughly updated and revised third edition of Biology of Fishes focuses on the ingenious ways in which fish have resolved the particular problems that come from living in water, especially the acquisition of oxygen, feeding mechanisms, locomotion, and sensory awareness. There is a new chapter discussing the innate and acquired immune system of fish and the effects of disease on aquaculture and capture fisheries." Biology of Fishes has been written for undergraduate students of fish biology, ichthyology and any of the branches of aquatic
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"This thoroughly updated and revised third edition of Biology of Fishes focuses on the ingenious ways in which fish have resolved the particular problems that come from living in water, especially the acquisition of oxygen, feeding mechanisms, locomotion, and sensory awareness. There is a new chapter discussing the innate and acquired immune system of fish and the effects of disease on aquaculture and capture fisheries." Biology of Fishes has been written for undergraduate students of fish biology, ichthyology and any of the branches of aquatic biology.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461361442
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 4/30/2013
  • Series: Tertiary Level Biology Series
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 332
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Meet the Author

Professor Quentin Bone, FRS is an honorary Research Fellow at The Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom (MBA) and Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK.

Dr. Richard H Moore is Professor of Biology at Coastal Carolina University, USA.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The Diversity of Fishes

Ch. 2 Fishes and their Habitats

Ch. 3 Swimming

Ch. 4 Buoyancy

Ch. 5 Gas Exchange, Blood, and the Circulatory System

Ch. 6 Osmoregulation and Ion Balance

Ch. 7 Food and Feeding

Ch. 8 Reproduction, and Life Histories

Ch. 9 Endocrine Systems

Ch. 10 Sensory Systems, and Communication

Ch. 11 The Nervous System

Ch. 12 The Immune System

Ch. 13 Behavior and Cognition

Ch. 14 Fisheries and Aquaculture

Subject Index

Systematic Index

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