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:
© 2001
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080953175
Print ISBN:
9780123504432

About the serial-volume-editors

Barbara Block

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Greg Stevens

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

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