Evolution Illuminated: Salmon and Their Relatives

Evolution Illuminated: Salmon and Their Relatives

by Dan C. McKanan, Stephen C. Stearns
     
 

ISBN-10: 019514385X

ISBN-13: 9780195143850

Pub. Date: 11/28/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book will appeal to investigators in each of the scientific disciplines it integrates—evolutionary biology, ecology, salmonid biology, management, and conservation. Variation in salmonids can be used to illustrate virtually all evolutionary questions, and so the work will also attract general scientific interest by ecologists and evolutionary and

Overview

This book will appeal to investigators in each of the scientific disciplines it integrates—evolutionary biology, ecology, salmonid biology, management, and conservation. Variation in salmonids can be used to illustrate virtually all evolutionary questions, and so the work will also attract general scientific interest by ecologists and evolutionary and conservation biologists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195143850
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Preface
Introduction—The Salmonid contribution to key issues in evolution, Stearns and Hendry
1. Life Histories, evolution, and salmonids, Schaffer
2. The evolution of philopatry and dispersal, Hendry, Castric, Kinnison, and Quinn
3. To sea or not to sea? Anadromy versus non-anadromy in salmonids, Hendry, Bohlin, Jonsson, and Berg
4. Evolution of egg size and number, Einum, Kinnison, and Hendry
5. Norms of reaction and phenotypic plasticity in salmonid life histories, Hutchings
6. Ecological theory of adaptive radiation, Bernatchez
7. From macro to micro-evolution, Kinnison and Hendry
8. Evolution in mixed company, Taylor
9. Salmonid breeding systems, Fleming and Reynolds
10. Salmonid insights into effective breeding size, Waples
11. Evolution of chinook salmon life history under size-selective harvest, Hard
12. Conservation units and preserving diversity, Ford
13. Toward evolutionary management, Young

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