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Advances in Marine Biology, Volume 34

Series: Advances in Marine Biology Volume: 34

Edited By: John HS Baxter, Alan J Southward and Paul Tyler

463 pages, Illus

Academic Press

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #86208 | ISBN: 0120261340
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About this book

Contains four eclectic reviews on topics ranging from marine mollusc mucus to deep-sea hydrothermal vent fauna.

Praise for the Series "Each of these reviews is complete within its topics." --THE QUARTERLY REVIEW OF BIOLOGY


Contents

Mucus from Marine Molluscs: Introduction. Composition of Mucus. Properties of Mucus. Mucus Production. Function of Mucus. Mucus in Molluscan Energy Budgets. Ecology. Overview. Constraints on Coastal Lagoon Fisheries: Introduction. Overview. Material and Methods. Geographical and Morphometrical Constraints. Environmental and Anthropogenic Constraints. Final Conclusions. Acknowledgements. References. The Effects of Fishing on Marine Ecosystems: General Introduction. Benthic Fauna and Habitat. Fish Community Structure. Trophic Interactions. Study of Fishing Effects. Management. Summary. A Biogeographical Perspective of the Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vent Fauna: Introduction. Hydrothermal Vents. Other Related Faunas. The Biogeography of Faunas. Local to Regional-Scale Processes. Regional to Global-Scale Processes. The Distribution Patterns of Taxa. Patterns in Diversity. Summary. References. Subject Index.


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