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Research Progress in Fisheries Science

By: William Hunter III (Author)

348 pages, illustrations

Apple Academic Press

Hardback | Apr 2011 | #209334 | ISBN-13: 9781926692654
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About this book

A multidisciplinary subject, the study of fisheries science includes the biological study of life, habits, and breeding of various species of fish. It also involves farming and husbandry of important fishes and aquatic organisms in fresh water, brackish water and any marine environment. This new book includes a selection of topics in the field, such as the impact of climate change on tropical fish, studies on the reproductive and mating habits of specific fish, hibernation of Antarctic fish, the molecular makeup of specific fish, and more.


Contents

- Impact of Climate Change on the Relict Tropical Fish Fauna of Central Sahara: Threat for the Survival of Adrar Mountains Fishes, Mauritania
- Selection of Reference Genes for Expression Studies with Fish Myogenic Cell Cultures
- Comparative Chromosome Mapping of Repetitive Sequences
- Implications for Genomic Evolution in the Fish Hoplias malabaricus
- Communities of Gastrointestinal Helminths of Fish in Historically Connected Habitats: Habitat Fragmentation Effect in a Carnivorous Catfish Pelteobagrus fulvidraco from Seven Lakes in Flood Plain of the Yangtze River, China
- Theoretical Analysis of Pre-Receptor Image Conditioning in Weakly Electric Fish
- Defining Global Neuroendocrine Gene Expression Patterns Associated with Reproductive Seasonality in Fish
- Assortative Mating Among Lake Malawi Cichlid Fish Populations Is Not Simply Predictable from Male Nuptial Color
- Hibernation in an Antarctic Fish: On Ice for Winter
- Evolutionary History of the Fish Genus Astyanax Baird & Girard (1854) (Actinopterygii, Characidae) in Mesoamerica Reveals Multiple Morphological Homoplasies
- Temperature-Dependent Sex Determination in Fish Revisited: Prevalence, a Single Sex Ratio Response Pattern, and Possible Effects of Climate Change
- Red Fluorescence in Reef Fish: A Novel Signalling Mechanism? The Molecular Basis of Color Vision in Colorful Fish: Four Long Wave-Sensitive (LWS) Opsins in Guppies (Poecilia reticulata) Are Defined by Amino Acid Substitutions at Key Functional Sites
- Plasticity of Electric Organ Discharge Waveform in the South African Bulldog Fish, Marcusenius pongolensis: Tradeoff between Male Attractiveness and Predator Avoidance?
- A Fish Eye Out of Water: Ten Visual Opsins in the Four-Eyed Fish, Anableps anableps
- Lateral Transfer of a Lectin-Like Antifreeze Protein Gene in Fishes
- Use of Number by Fish
- Index


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Biography

Professor William Hunter III has been fishing and studying fish since he was a very small child, as he grew up on a small lake, enjoying what the lake had to offer year round. He transformed his love of fishing into the academic study of marine ecology, with a master's degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a specific focus in ecology and evolution. He has done extensive research in the fields of limnology and the effect of water quality on aquatic life. His work is currently funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation, where he oversees research into the effects of a municipal sewer project on the water chemistry and aquatic life of the New York state lake where he lived during his childhood.

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