Description

Volume 43 is an eclectic volume with reviews on ecology and biogeography of marine parasites; fecundity: characteristics and role in life-history strategies of marine invertebrates; the ecology of Southern Ocean Pack-ice; and biological and remote sensing perspectives of pigmentation in coral reef organisms. 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.

Key Features

Key Features * AMB first published 1963 * This volume presents a selection of reviews on the biology of lesser-known taxa of the phylum Mollusca, including: * The mostly diminutive protobranch bivalves * The slug-like shelled opisthobranchs * The highly specialized and evolutionarily advanced tusk shells * The beautiful, priceless, yet frustratingly hard-to-collect slit shells

Readership

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

Details

No. of pages:
337
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2002
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780120261437
Electronic ISBN:
9780080915890

Reviews

@from:PRAISE FOR THE SERIES @qu:"Each of these reviews is complete within its topic." @source:—THE QUARTERLY REVIEW OF BIOLOGY