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Marine Mussels Their Ecology and Physiology

By: BL Bayne(Editor)
506 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables
Marine Mussels
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  • Marine Mussels ISBN: 9780521112888 Paperback Jun 2009 In stock
  • Marine Mussels ISBN: 9780521210584 Hardback Jun 1976 Out of Print #4591
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Mussels represent an important food source in many parts of the world, including Europe, South America and the Far East, and they have considerable potential as a protein source for many developing countries. In addition, mussels are widely used in pollution studies, and in fundamental ecological and physiological investigations. Marine Mussels: Their Ecology and Physiology, first published in 1976, is a critical review of information on this group of animals, and sets out the material with suggestions for the future direction of research. The subjects covered include the ecology, physiology, biochemistry, genetics and the culture of mussels. It is an important volume, not only for researchers working with marine molluscs, and with mussels in particular, but also for those in the wider fields of marine ecology, comparative physiology and aquaculture.



1. The mussel form and habit C. M. Yonge
2. Ecology R. Seed
3. Mussels and pollution D. Roberts
4. The biology of mussel larvae B. L. Bayne
5. Physiology I B. L. Bayne, R. J. Thompson and J. Widdows
6. Physiology II B. L. Bayne, R. J. Thompson and J. Widdows
7. Physiological integrations B. L. Bayne, J. Widdows and R. J. Thompson
8. Energy metabolism P. A. Gabbott
9. Population genetics J. S. Levinton and R. K. Koehn
10. Cultivation J. Mason


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By: BL Bayne(Editor)
506 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables
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