Provides a detailed analysis of larval ecology, covering such topics as patterns of larval diversity, reproductive energetics, spawning ecology and life history theory.
PrefacePattern and Diversity in Reproduction and Development, L.A. Levin and T.S. BridgesVariation in Size, Energy Content, and Biochemical Composition of Invertebrate Eggs: Correlates to the Mode of Larval Development, W.B. JaeckleEvolutionary Ecology of Larval Types, J.N. HavenhandThe Ecology of Fertilization in Free-Spawning Invertebrates, D.R. LevitanThe Timing of Larval Release, S.G. MorganMechanisms and Rates of Suspension Feeding, M.W. Hart and R.R. StrathmannLarval Nutrition, I.F. Boidron-MetaironBehavior and Locomotion during the Dispersal Phase of Larval Life, C.M. YoungLife and Death in the Plankton: Larval Mortality and Adaptation, S.G. MorganMechanisms of Cross-Shelf Dispersal of Larval Invertebrates and Fish, A.L. ShanksUsing Genetics as an Indirect Estimator of Larval Dispersal, S.R. PalumbiModeling the Dynamics of Marine Species: The Importance of Incorporating Larval Dispersal, S.D. Gaines and K.D. LaffertyEvolution of Larvae and Development Modes, G.A. WrayIndex