Fish Physiology: Tuna: Physiology, Ecology, and Evolution, Volume 19

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Barbara Block Greg Stevens
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123504432
eBook ISBN: 9780080953175
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 29th October 2001
Page Count: 468

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Description

This book is a multidisciplinary volume that overviews the most recent literature covering the physiology, biomechanics, evolution, and ecology of tunas. It examines critical areas of molecular and organismal physiology, phylogeny, ecology, and evolutionary biology. Recently developed techniques for electronic tagging of fish are presented. The book covers all aspects of tuna biology, from metabolism and cardiovascular research to reproductive biology.

Key Features

  • Contains a comprehensive review of tuna biology
  • Provides a synthesis of archival and pop-up satellite tag technology in tunas
  • Covers the phylogenetics of modern tunas
  • Includes color plates on morphology, physiology, ecology, and oceanography

Readership

Fish and comparative physiologists.


Details

No. of pages:
468
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2001
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080953175
Hardcover ISBN:
9780123504432

Reviews

" The Fish Physiology Series has set a very high standard of quality from its first volume published in 1969 ... and has become increasingly more focused in their subject treatments." -Copeia


About the Serial Volume Editors

Barbara Block Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Hopkins Marine Station, Pacific Grove, California, U.S.A.

Greg Stevens Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada