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Ichthyology Handbook

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By: B G Kapoor and B Khanna

1080 pages, 473 figs & 80 tabs


Hardback | Dec 2004 | #142196 | ISBN: 3540428542
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A comprehensive handbook offering up-to-date findings on every aspect of fish biology, pathology, phylogeny, behaviour, development, locomotion and migration.


Evolution; Phylogeny; Classification / Morphometrics; Taxonomy; Meristic Variation / Integument; Dermal Skeleton; Coloration and Pigment Cells; Epidermal Breeding Tubercles and Bony Contact Organs; Biotoxins; Alarm Pheromones / Minerals and Tissues: Bone and Cartilage / Swimming Muscles; Myotoma; Muscle Fibres / Locomotion Propulsion System / Digestive System; Growth; Gastro-intestinal hormones; Age Determination / Cardiovascular System / Respiratory System / Swim Bladder and Webrian Apparatus / Excretory System; Acid Base Regulation; Ion Exchange / Reproductive System; Rhythms; Physiological Aging (Senescence) in Fish; Development / Endocrine System / Nervous System / Receptors / Sound Production, Detection and Communication / Electric Organs and Electroreceptors / Bioluminescence / Lymphomyeloid System; Immune Defence Mechanisms; Fish Pathology; Teratology; Regeneration / Adaptations to Unique Habitats / Migration; Schools; Habitat Maintenance / Nuclear and Cytogenetic Studies; Atavism.

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