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.
- 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
Fish and comparative physiologists.
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- © Academic Press 2001
- 29th October 2001
- Academic Press
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" 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
Hopkins Marine Station, Pacific Grove, California, U.S.A.
University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada