Zooplankton of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts: A Guide to Their Identification and Ecology

Zooplankton of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts: A Guide to Their Identification and Ecology

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Zooplankton of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts: A Guide to Their Identification and Ecology by William S. Johnson, Dennis M. Allen, Marni Fylling

Zooplankton are critical to the vitality of estuaries and coastal waters. In this revised edition of Johnson and Allen's instant classic, readers are taken on a tour of the miniature universe of zooplankton, including early developmental stages of familiar and diverse shrimps, crabs, and fishes.

Zooplankton of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts details the behavior, morphology, and coloration of these tiny aquatic animals. Precise descriptions and labeled illustrations of hundreds of the most commonly encountered species provide readers with the best source available for identifying zooplankton.

Inside the second edition• an updated introduction that orients readers to the diversity, habitats, environmental responses, collection, history, and ecological roles of zooplankton• descriptions of life cycles• illustrations (including 88 new drawings) that identify 340-plus taxa and life stages• range, habits, and ecology for each entry located directly opposite the illustration• appendices with information on collection and observation techniques and citations of more than 1,300 scientific articles and books

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781421407463
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 11/09/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 472
File size: 19 MB
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Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

William S. Johnson is the Lillian Welsh Professor of biological sciences at Goucher College in Baltimore. Dennis M. Allen is director of the Baruch Marine Laboratory and research professor at the University of South Carolina.

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