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Main Title Ecology and evolution of livebearing fishes (Poeciliidae) /
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Author Title of a Work
Meffe, Gary K.
Snelson, Franklin F.
Publisher Prentice Hall,
Year Published 1989
OCLC Number 19352416
ISBN 0132227207; 9780132227209
Subjects Poeciliidae--Ecology ; Poeciliidae--Evolution ; Evolution--(DE-588)4071050-6 ; Lebendgebärende Zahnkarpfen--(DE-588)4167009-7 ; èOkologie--(DE-588)4043207-5 ; Poeciliidš--âEcologie ; Poeciliidš--âEvolution ; Aufsatzsammlung
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Table of contents
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKCM  QL638.P73E26 1989 CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 12/01/1989
Collation xxv, 453, pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-447) and index.
Contents Notes
Overview of the family -- Systematic overview of the poeciliines / Lynne R. Parenti and Mary Rauchenberger -- An ecological overview of poeciliid fishes / Gary K. Meffe and Franklin F. Snelson, Jr. -- Reproductive biology of poeciliid fishes / George D. Constantz -- A genetic overview of poeciliid fishes / Robert A. Angus -- Origins and relationships of unisexual poeciliids / R. Jack Schultz -- Reproduction and the evolution of life history traits/89 -- Sexual selection and secondary sexual differentiation in poeciliids: determinants of male mating success and the evolution of female choice / James A. Farr -- A review of life history patterns in poeciliid fishes / David N. Reznick and Donald B. Miles -- Social and environmental control of life history traits in poeciliid fishes / Franklin F. Snelson, Jr. --Genetic control of size at maturity in xiphophorus / Klaus D. Kallman -- Ecological genetics of life history traits in poeciliid fishes / Joseph Travis -- Phenotypic plasticity in poeciliid life histories / Joel C. Trexler -- Evolutionary genetics and ecology -- Allozymic studies of genetic variation in poeciliid fishes / Anthony A. Echelle, David M. Wildrick and Alice F. Echelle -- Demographic, spatial, and temporal genetic variation in gambusia / Michael H. Smith, Kim T. Scribner, J. David Hernandez and Michael C. Wooten -- The origins and ecological success of unisexual poeciliopsis: the frozen niche-variation model / Jeffrey D. Wetherington, Russell A. Schenck, and Robert C. Vrijenhoek -- The evolutionary ecology of poecilia formosa and its triploid associate / Joseph S. Balsano, Ellen M. Rasch, and Paul J. Monaco -- Conversation and impacts of poeciliids -- Status and conservation of poeciliid fishes / James E. Johnson and Clark Hubbs -- Small fished in strange places: a review of introduced poeciliids / Walter R. Courtenay, Jr. and Gary K. Meffe -- Introduced poeciliids in Australia and New Zealand / Angela H. Arthingtion and Lance N. Lloyd -- Conclusions and future directions -- Poeciliid biology: where we are and where we should be going / Franklin F. Snelson, Jr. and Gary K. Meffe.