Advances In Marine Biology

Endogenous and Exogenous Control of Gametogenesis and Spawning in Echinoderms

Edited by

  • Annie Mercier, Associate Professor, Ocean Sciences Centre, Memorial University, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
  • Jean-Francois Hamel, Researcher/Consultant, Society for the Exploration and Valuing of the Environment (SEVE), Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Advances in Marine Biology was first published in 1963. Now edited by A.J. Southward (Marine Biological Association, UK), P.A. Tyler (Southampton Oceanography Association, UK), C.M. Young (Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, USA) and L.A. Fuiman (University of Texas, USA), the serial publishes in-depth and up-to-date reviews on a wide range of topics which will appeal to postgraduates and researchers in marine biology, fisheries science, ecology, zoology, oceanography. Eclectic volumes in the series are supplemented by thematic volumes on such topics as The Biology of Calanoid Copepods.
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Audience

Postgraduates and researchers in marine biology, fisheries science, ecology, zoology, oceanography

 

Book information

  • Published: July 2009
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-374959-8


Table of Contents

1. Introduction
Terminology
Brief Overview of Reproductive Features

2. Gametogenesis
General Note
Correlation with Exogenous Factors
Endogenous Mediation

3. Spawning
General Note
Correlation with Exogenous Factors
Evidence from Spatial and Inter-Annual Variation
Endogenous Mediation

4. Discussion
Methodological Considerations
Insights from the Deep Sea
Emerging Trends and Future Research

Appendix