Advances in Marine Biology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128124017, 9780128124024

Advances in Marine Biology, Volume 76

1st Edition

eBook ISBN: 9780128124024
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128124017
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 6th January 2017
Page Count: 266
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Table of Contents

  • Contributors to Volume 76
  • Series Contents for Last Fifteen Years
  • Preface
  • Chapter One: Islands in a Sea of Mud: Insights From Terrestrial Island Theory for Community Assembly on Insular Marine Substrata
    • Abstract
    • 1 Island Biogeography as a Framework
    • 2 Subtidal and Deep-Sea Habitats as Islands
    • 3 Patterns on Subtidal Islands
    • 4 Processes Underlying These Patterns
    • 5 A Direction Forward
    • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter Two: Patterns and Drivers of Egg Pigment Intensity and Colour Diversity in the Ocean: A Meta-Analysis of Phylum Echinodermata
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Study of Egg Metrics, and Biotic and Abiotic Factors
    • 3 Drivers of Egg Pigmentation Intensity and Diversity
    • 4 Discussion
    • 5 Future Directions
    • 6 Summary and Conclusions
    • Acknowledgements
    • Appendices
  • Chapter Three: Biological Conservation of Giant Limpets: The Implications of Large Size
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Gigantism in Limpets
    • 3 Distribution
    • 4 Life History Traits
    • 5 Reproduction
    • 6 Behaviour
    • 7 Threats
    • 8 Conservation Recommendations
    • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter Four: Advances in Biochemical Indices of Zooplankton Production
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Biochemical Methods for Zooplankton Production
    • 3 Summary
    • Acknowledgements
    • Appendix Biochemical Protocols


Advances in Marine Biology, Volume 76, the latest release in a series that has been providing in-depth and up-to-date reviews on all aspects of marine biology since 1963 is well known for its contents and editing. This latest addition to the series includes updates on many topics that will appeal to postgraduates and researchers in marine biology, fisheries science, ecology, zoology, and biological oceanography.

Specialty areas for the series include marine science, both applied and basic, a wide range of topical areas from all areas of marine ecology, oceanography, fisheries management, and molecular biology, and the full range of geographic areas from polar seas to tropical coral reefs.

Key Features

  • Reviews articles on the latest advances in marine biology
  • Authored by leading figures in their respective fields of study
  • Presents materials that are widely used by managers, students, and academic professionals in the marine sciences
  • Provides value to anyone studying bottlenose dolphins, deep-sea macrofauna, marine invertebrates, pinna nobilis, and ecology, amongst other study areas


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


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