The Ecology and Biology of Nephrops Norvegicus

The Ecology and Biology of Nephrops Norvegicus

1st Edition - May 10, 2013

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  • Editors: Magnus Johnson, Mark Johnson
  • eBook ISBN: 9780124105331

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Advances in Marine Biology has been providing in-depth and up-to-date reviews on all aspects of marine biology since 1963 -- over 40 years of outstanding coverage! The series is well known for its excellence of reviews and editing. Now edited by Michael Lesser (University of New Hampshire, USA), with an internationally renowned Editorial Board, the serial publishes in-depth and up-to-date content on a wide range of topics that will appeal to postgraduates and researchers in marine biology, fisheries science, ecology, zoology, and biological oceanography.

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  • Advances in Marine Biology has been providing in-depth and up-to-date reviews on all aspects of marine biology since 1963. The series is well-known for both its excellence of reviews and editing.

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

Table of Contents

    1. Systematics and Position of Nephrops among the Lobsters
    2. Dale Tshudy

    3. Habitat and Ecology of Nephrops norvegicus
    4. Mark P. Johnson, Colm Lordan and Anne Marie Power

    5. Sensory Biology and Behaviour of Nephrops norvegicus
    6. Emi Katoh, Valerio Sbragaglia, Jacopo Aguzzi and Thomas Breithaupt

    7. The Reniform Reflecting Superposition Compound Eyes of Nephrops norvegicus: Optics, Susceptibility to Light Induced Damage, Electrophysiology and a Ray Tracing Model
    8. Edward Gaten, Steve Moss and Magnus L. Johnson

    9. Stress Biology and Immunology in Nephrops norvegicus
    10. Susanne P. Eriksson, Bodil Hernroth and Susanne P. Baden

    11. Reproduction: Life Cycle, Larvae and Larviculture
    12. Adam Powell and Susanne P. Eriksson

    13. Nephrops Fisheries in European Waters

      Anette Ungfors, Ewen Bell, Magnus L. Johnson, Daniel Cowing, Nicola C Dobson, Ralf Bublitz and Jane Sandell

Product details

  • No. of pages: 352
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2013
  • Published: May 10, 2013
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780124105331

About the Serial Volume Editors

Magnus Johnson

Dr Magnus Johnson is a Senior Lecturer in Environmental and Marine Sciences at the University of Hull. Having spent his formative years in the Shetland Isles, immersed in fishing culture, he has always had a strong relationship with the sea and an affinity for fisherfolk. He has research interests in an eclectic array of topics including shrimp eyes, cleaner fish, krill behaviour, tropical ecology, shrimp taxonomy, lobster ecology and the interaction of windfarms and fisheries. He recently edited a volume in the Advances Series on Nephrops norvegicus. He is an associate editor for the Journal of Crustacean Biology and consultant editor for the Marine Stewardship Council’s Science Series. He is currently the Hull University lead on an £3 million FP7 project that is developing hatchery technology for Nephrops and looking at protocols for improving their survival as discards. In his spare time Magnus is a member of the Slow Fish movement which advocates better knowledge for the consumer of what we are eating, easier access to quality local marine produce and a “broad footprint lightly trod”.

Affiliations and Expertise

Centre for Environmental and Marine Sciences, School of Biological, Biomedical and Environmental Sciences University of Hull, Scarborough Campus, North Yorkshire, UK

Mark Johnson

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