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Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Bruce Miller

Sirpa Nummela (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The life cycles of fishes are complex and varied, and knowledge of the early life stages is important for understanding the biology, ecology, and evolution of fishes. This book bring together in a ... More

The Ecology of Marine FishesCalifornia and Adjacent Waters

The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Larry Allen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Marine fishes have been intensively studied, and some of the fundamental ideas in the science of marine ecology have emerged from the body of knowledge derived from this diverse group of organisms. ... More

Freshwater Mussel EcologyA Multifactor Approach to Distribution and Abundance

Freshwater Mussel Ecology: A Multifactor Approach to Distribution and Abundance

David Strayer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255265
eISBN:
9780520942523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255265.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Pearly mussels (Unionoidea) live in lakes, rivers, and streams around the world. These bivalves play important roles in freshwater ecosystems and were once both culturally and economically valuable ... More

Historical Biogeography of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes

Historical Biogeography of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes

James Albert (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268685
eISBN:
9780520948501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268685.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The fish faunas of continental South and Central America constitute one of the greatest concentrations of aquatic diversity on Earth, consisting of about 10% of all living vertebrate species. This ... More

OceanReflections on a Century of Exploration

Ocean: Reflections on a Century of Exploration

Wolf Berger

David Lindberg (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247789
eISBN:
9780520942547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247789.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The past one hundred years of ocean science have been distinguished by dramatic milestones, remarkable discoveries, and major revelations. This book is a clear and lively survey of many of these ... More

Oceanic AnglerfishesExtraordinary Diversity in the Deep Sea

Oceanic Anglerfishes: Extraordinary Diversity in the Deep Sea

Theodore Pietsch

Enrique Lessa and Jorge Salazar-Bravo (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255425
eISBN:
9780520942554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255425.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

No environment on Earth imposes greater physical and biological constraints on life than the deep oceanic midwaters. Near-freezing temperatures, the absence of sunlight, enormous pressure, and a low ... More

Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine FishesPatterns and Processes

Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine Fishes: Patterns and Processes

Kathleen Cole (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264335
eISBN:
9780520947979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264335.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Marine fishes represent astonishing diversity with respect to practically every aspect of their biology. Reproductive modes and sexual patterns are especially fascinating and provide deep insight ... More

Whales, Whaling, and Ocean Ecosystems

Whales, Whaling, and Ocean Ecosystems

James Estes (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520248847
eISBN:
9780520933200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248847.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This volume presents a sweeping picture of what we know about the natural history, biology, and ecology of whales in the broad context of the dynamics of ocean ecosystems. The book encompasses ... More

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