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Fishes: An Introduction to Ichthyology

Textbook

By: Peter B Moyle(Author), Joseph J Cech(Author)

726 pages, b/w illustrations

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Hardback | Aug 2003 | Edition: 5 | #142869 | ISBN: 0131008471
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NHBS Price: £129.99 $173/€146 approx

About this book

One of the most comprehensive and current general sources of information on fish, this widely recognised text covers the structure and physiology, evolution and taxonomy, zoogeography, and ecology and conservation of fish.


Contents

I. INTRODUCTION
1. Introduction

II. STRUCTURE AND FORM
2. Form and Movement
3. Respiration
4. Blood and Its Circulation
5. Buoyancy and Thermal Regulation
6. Hydromineral Balance
7. Feeding, Nutrition, Digestion, and Excretion
8. Growth
9. Reproduction
10. Sensory Perception
11. Behavior and Communication

III. THE FISHES
12. Systematics, Genetics, and Speciation
13. Evolution
14. Hagfishes and Lampreys
15. Sharks, Rays and Chimaeras
16. Relict Bony Fishes
17. Teleost Offshoots: Bonytongues, Herrings, and Eels
18. Minnows, Characins, and Catfishes
19. Pike, Smelt, and Salmon
20. Anglerfish, Barracudinas, Cods, and Dragonfish
21. Silversides, Flying Fish, and Killifish
22. Opahs, Squirrelfish, Dories, Pipefish, and Sculpins
23. Perciforms: Snooks to Snakeheads
24. Flounders, Puffers, and Molas

IV. ZOOGEOGRAPHY
25. Zoogeography of Freshwater Fishes
26. Zoogeography of Marine Fishes

V. ECOLOGY
27. Introduction to Ecology
28. Temperate Streams
29. Temperate Lakes and Reservoirs
30. Tropical Freshwater Lakes and Streams
31. Estuaries
32. Coastal Habitats
33. Tropical Reefs
34. Epipelagic Zone
35. Deepsea Habitats
36. Polar Regions
37. Conservation

Bibliography
Index


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