The Biology of Calanoid Copepods

The Biology of Calanoid Copepods

1st Edition - June 2, 1998

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  • Editor: John Mauchline
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080579566

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This special volume of Advances in Marine Biology covers in detail the biology of calanoid copepods. Copepods are probably the most numerous multicellular organisms on earth. They are aquatic animals that live in both marine and fresh water, and are of prime importance in marine ecosystems as they form a direct link between phytoplankton and fish. This volume is essential for all marine biologists.Advances in Marine Biology contains up-to-date reviews of all areas of marine science, including fisheries science and macro/micro fauna. Each volume contains peer-reviewed papers detailing the ecology of marine regions.

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Researchers and students of marine biology, fisheries science, and ecology.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction.
    External Morphology, Internal Anatomy.
    Taxonomy and Identification.
    Gut, Food and Feeding.
    Physiology.
    Chemical Composition.
    Reproduction.
    Growth.
    Population Biology.
    Behaviour.
    Distributional Ecology.
    Distribution: Oceanic Species.
    Distribution: Shelf and Coastal Species.
    Copepods in Ecosystems.
    References.
    Taxonomic Index.
    Subject Index.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 710
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1998
  • Published: June 2, 1998
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080579566

About the Serial Volume Editor

John Mauchline

Affiliations and Expertise

Dunstaffnage Marine Research Laboratory, Oban, Scotland

About the Serial Editors

John Blaxter

Affiliations and Expertise

Dunstaffnage Marine Research Laboratory, Oban, Scotland

Bruce Douglas

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Paul Tyler

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Southampton, U.K.

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