The Rockfishes of the Northeast Pacific

The Rockfishes of the Northeast Pacific

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520234383
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 09/05/2002
Pages: 414
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.25(d)

About the Author

Milton S. Love is Associate Research Biologist at the Marine Science
Institute at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the author of Probably More Than You Want to Know About the Fishes of the Pacific Coast (1996), and other works. Mary Yoklavich is an award-winning Research Biologist who leads the Habitat Ecology Team of NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service Santa Cruz Laboratory. Lyman Thorsteinson is Deputy Director of the U.S. Geological Survey's Western Fisheries Research Center in Seattle.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface

Introduction

PART 1. The Biology of Rockfishes
1. What is a Rockfish?
2. What We Call Them and Why
3. Rockfish Evolution - Who, When and Where?
4. Where Do They Live?
5. Reproduction
6. Ecology of Pelagic Larvae and Juveniles
7. Juvenile Settlement
8. Movement and Activity Patterns
9. Age and Growth
10. Parasites
11. Physical Abnormalities and Diseases
12. Fisheries and Conservation

PART 2. The Key

PART 3. Species Accounts

References
Maps
Appendices
Glossary

Index
Reviewers and Personal Communicators
Contributing Authors
Photographers/Artists
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