The Vent and Seep Biota: Aspects from Microbes to Ecosystems

The Vent and Seep Biota: Aspects from Microbes to Ecosystems

by Steffen Kiel (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400733398
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/06/2012
Series: Topics in Geobiology , #33
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 490
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Chemosythetically-driven ecosystems in the deep sea
Steffen Kiel and Paul A. Tyler

2. Genetics and evolution of deep-sea chemosynthetic bacteria and their invertebrate hosts
Robert C. Vrijenhoek

3. Microbial habitats associated with deep-sea hydrothermal vent invertebrates: insights from microanalysis and geochemical modeling
Nadine Le Bris and Françoise Gaill

4. Microbial chemofossils in specific marine hydrothermal and methane cold seep settings
Martin Blumenberg

5. Chemosymbiotic bivalves
John D Taylor and Emily A Glover

6. The diversity of deep-sea mussels and their bacterial symbioses
Sébastien Duperron

7. Gastropods from Recent hot vents and cold seeps: systematics, diversity and life strategies
Takenori Sasaki, Anders Warén,Yasunori Kano,Takashi Okutani and Katsunori Fujikura

8. The fossil record of vent and seep mollusks
Steffen Kiel

9. Brachiopods from ancient hydrocarbon seeps and hydrothermal vents
Michael R Sandy

10. Unusual habitats and organisms associated with the cold seeps of the Gulf of Mexico
Erik E Cordes, Stèphane Hourdez and Harry H Roberts

11. Biological communities at marine shallow-water vent and seep sites
Paul R Dando

12. Japan: Vents and Seeps in Clo

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