Advances in Marine Biology

Edited by

  • John Blaxter, Dunstaffnage Marine Research Laboratory, Oban, Scotland
  • Bruce Douglas, University of Maryland, College Park, U.S.A.
  • Paul Tyler, University of Southampton, U.K.

This volume of Advances in Marine Biology contains four eclectic reviews on topics ranging from marine mollusc mucus to deep-sea hydrothermal vent fauna.Advances in Marine Biology contains up-to-date reviews of all areas of marine science, including fisheries science and macro/micro fauna. Each volume contains peer-reviewed papers detailing the ecology of marine regions.
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Audience

Researchers and students of marine biology, fisheries science, and ecology.

 

Book information

  • Published: August 1998
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-026134-5

Reviews

"Each of these reviews is complete within its topics."
Praise for the Series, --THE QUARTERLY REVIEW OF BIOLOGY



Table of Contents

M.S. Davies and S.J. Hawkins, Mucus from Marine Molluscs:Introduction.Composition of Mucus.Properties of Mucus.Mucus Production.Function of Mucus.Mucus in Molluscan Energy Budgets.Ecology.Overview.J.C. Joyeux and A.B. Ward, Constraints on Coastal Lagoon Fisheries:Introduction.Overview.Material and Methods.Geographical and Morphometrical Constraints.Environmental and Anthropogenic Constraints.Final Conclusions.Acknowledgements.References.S. Jennings and M.J. Kaiser, The Effects of Fishing on Marine Ecosystems:General Introduction.Benthic Fauna and Habitat.Fish Community Structure.Trophic Interactions.Study of Fishing Effects.Management.Summary.V. Tunnicliffe, A.G. McArthur, and D. McHugh, A Biogeographical Perspective of the Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vent Fauna:Introduction.Hydrothermal Vents.Other Related Faunas.The Biogeography of Faunas.Local to Regional-Scale Processes.Regional to Global-Scale Processes.The Distribution Patterns of Taxa.Patterns in Diversity.Summary.References.Subject Index.