Biology of Northern Krill

Edited by

  • Geraint Tarling, Head of Pelagic Ecosystems Section, British Antarctic Survey

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This thematic volume, edited by Geraint Tarling, provides a comprehensive review of the biology of Northern Krill.

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Audience

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

 

Book information

  • Published: October 2010
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-381308-4


Table of Contents

1. An introduction to the biology of Northern krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica Sars)

Geraint A. Tarling, Natalie Ensor, Torsten Fregin, William Goodall-Copestake and Peter Fretwell

 

2. Genetics of Northern krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica Sars)

Tomaso Patarnello, Chiara Papetti, Lorenzo Zane

 

3. Population dynamics of Northern krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica Sars)

Geraint A. Tarling

 

4. Physiology and metabolism in Northern krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica Sars)

John I. Spicer and Reinhard Saborowski

 

5. Food and feeding in Northern krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica Sars)

Katrin Schmidt

 

6. Growth and moulting in Northern krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica Sars)

Friedrich Buchholz and Cornelia Buchholz

 

7. Reproduction in Northern krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica Sars)

Janine Cuzin-Roudy

 

8. Laboratory-based observations of behaviour in Northern krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica Sars)

Edward Gaten, Magnus L. Johnson and Konrad Wiese

 

9. Diel vertical migration behaviour of the Northern krill Meganyctiphanes norvegica (Sars)

Stein Kaartvedt

 

10. Predation on Northern krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica Sars)

Yvan Simard and Michel Harvey