Molluscan Radiation - Lesser Known Branches, Volume 42

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Alan Southward Lee Fuiman Paul Tyler Craig Young
Editors: Alan Southward
Hardcover ISBN: 9780120261420
eBook ISBN: 9780080915883
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 29th April 2002
Page Count: 308

Institutional Access


Table of Contents

Protobranch Bivalves Shelled Opisthobranchs The Scaphopoda Pelurotomarioidean Gastropods

Description

Volume 42 is a thematic volume with reviews on the biology of four major molluscs. 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.

Advances in Marine Biology is now No. 1 in the highly competitive category of Marine & Freshwater Biology. The 2000 journals citation report from the Institute for Scientific Information shows that Advances in Marine Biology has an Impact Factor of 3.37, the highest in the field.

Key Features

Key Features

  • AMB first published 1963
  • This volume presnts 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:
308
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2002
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080915883
Hardcover ISBN:
9780120261420

Reviews

"Each of these reviews is complete within its topic." —THE QUARTERLY REVIEW OF BIOLOGY


About the Serial Volume Editors

Alan Southward Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Marine Biological Association, Plymouth, U.K.

Lee Fuiman Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Texas at Austin, Port Aransas, U.S.A.

Paul Tyler Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Southampton, U.K.

Craig Young Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Oregon Institute of Marine Biology, U.S.A.

About the Editors

Alan Southward Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Marine Biological Association, Plymouth, U.K.