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Main Title The diversity of fishes : biology, evolution, and ecology /
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Helfman, Gene S.
Helfman, Gene S.Diversity of fishes.
Publisher Blackwell,
Year Published 2009
OCLC Number 233283748
ISBN 2008029040hbk. : alk. paper); 2008029040(hbk. : alk. paper)
Subjects Fishes--Adaptation.
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EKCM  QL615.H44 2009 NHEERL/GED Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 07/26/2010
Edition 2nd ed.
Collation xiv, 720 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 29 cm.
Notes
Rev. ed. of: The diversity of fishes / Gene S. Helfman, Bruce B. Collette, Douglas E. Facey. c1997. Includes bibliographical references (p. 625-692) and index.
Contents Notes
Pt. 1: Introduction. The science of ichthyology ; Systematic procedures -- Pt. 2: Form, function, and ontogeny. Skeleton, skin, and scales ; Soft anatomy ; Oxygen, metabolism, and energetics ; Sensory systems ; Homeostasis ; Functional morphology of locomotion and feeding ; Early life history ; Juveniles, adults, age, and growth -- Pt. 3: Taxonomy, phylogeny, and evolution. "A history of fishes" ; Chondrichthyes: sharks, skates, rays, and chimaeras ; Living representatives of primitive fishes ; Teleosts at last I: bonytongues through anglerfishes ; Teleosts at last II: spiny-rayed fishes -- Pt. 4: Zoogeography, genetics, and adaptations. Zoogeography ; Fish genetics ; Special habitats and special adaptations -- Pt. 5: Behavior and ecology. Fishes as predators ; Fishes as prey ; Fishes as social animals: reproduction ; Fishes as social animals: aggregation, aggression, and cooperation ; Cycles of activity and behavior ; Individuals, populations, and assemblages ; Communities, ecosystems, and the functional role of fishes -- Pt. 6: The future of fishes. Conservation.