Advances in Marine Biology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120261291, 9780080579528

Advances in Marine Biology, Volume 29

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: John Blaxter Bruce Douglas
eBook ISBN: 9780080579528
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 24th May 1993
Page Count: 394
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Table of Contents

List of Contributors. Turbulence, Phytoplankton Cell Size, and the Structure of Pelagic Food Webs, T. Kioboe. Autotrophic and Heterotrophic Picoplankton in the Baltic Sea, J. Kuparinen and H. Kuosa. Spermatophores and Sperm Transfer in Marine Crustaceans, T. Subramoniam. The Bristol Channel Sole (Solea Solea (L.)): A Fisheries Case Study, J. Horwood.


This volume features two papers on plankton, a vital component of the marine ecosystem and one that has featured often in this series in the past. Kiorboe takes a fresh look at water turbulence and its effect on food web structure and the size of individual plankton cells. Kuparinen and Kuosa describe the plankton populations of the Baltic Sea. Subramoniam looks at the morphology and use of spermatophores in crustacean reproduction. Finally, Horwood documents the status of and future prospects for the Bristol Channel Sole fishery. State-of-the-art reviews in marine biology. Particular focus on plankton, fisheries and crustacea.

Key Features

  • State-of-the-art reviews in marine biology
  • Particular focus on plankton, fisheries and crustacea


Marine and fishery biologists; ecologists.


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"Each of these reviews is complete within its topics." --THE QUARTERLY REVIEW OF BIOLOGY

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About the Serial Volume Editors

John Blaxter Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Dunstaffnage Marine Research Laboratory, Oban, Scotland

Bruce Douglas Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Maryland, College Park, U.S.A.