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Lampreys: Biology, Conservation and Control, Volume 2

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Series: Fish & Fisheries Series Volume: 38
By: Margaret F Docker(Editor)
577 pages, 28 colour photos and colour illustrations, 25 b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: Springer Nature
Lampreys: Biology, Conservation and Control, Volume 2
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  • Lampreys: Biology, Conservation and Control, Volume 2 ISBN: 9789402416824 Hardback Jul 2019 In stock
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About this book

This book, published in two volumes, provides the most comprehensive review of lamprey biology since Hardisty and Potter's The Biology of Lampreys published more than 30 years ago. Volume 1 was published in 2014, this second volume offers a synthesis of topics related to the lamprey gonad (e.g., lamprey sex ratios, sex determination and sex differentiation, sexual maturation, and sex steroids), the artifical propagation of lampreys, post-metamorphic feeding and the evolution of alternative feeding and migratory types, the history and status of sea lamprey control in the Laurentian Great Lakes and Lake Champlain, and an overview of contributions of lamprey developmental studies for understanding vertebrate evolution.

Contents

1. The Lamprey Gonad
2. Lamprey Reproduction and Early Life History: Insights from Artificial Propagation
3. Post-Metamorphic Feeding in Lampreys
4. Life History Evolution in Lampreys: Alternative Migratory and Feeding Types
5. Control of Invasive Sea Lamprey in the Great Lakes, Lake Champlain, and Finger Lakes of New York
6. The Lamprey as a Model Vertebrate in Evolutionary Developmental Biology
7. There and Back Again: Lampreys in the 21st Century and Beyond

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New
Series: Fish & Fisheries Series Volume: 38
By: Margaret F Docker(Editor)
577 pages, 28 colour photos and colour illustrations, 25 b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: Springer Nature
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