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Salmonid Fishes: Population Biology, Genetics and Management

Series: Fish and Aquatic Resources Series Volume: 2

By: Yuri P Altukhov, EA Salmenkova and VT Omelchenko

354 pages, 80 illus


Hardback | May 2000 | #97838 | ISBN: 0632055871
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About this book

Provides a wealth of information for fisheries biologists, and all involved with salmonid biology and management and includes: Introduction; Natural history; Biology and demography of salmons; Genetic polymorphism of proteins and nuceic acids; Intrapopulation genetic differentiation of salmon; Interpopulation genetic differentiation; Effects of anthropogenic influences on salmon populations; Genetic monitoring.


Series Foreword. Preface. Introduction. 1. The Theoretical Principles of Population Genetics. 2. Natural History, Biology and Demography of Salmonids. 3. Genetic Polymorphism of Proteins and Nucleic Acids. 4. Genetic Dynamics and Stability of a Population System. 5. The Role of Balancing Selection in the Maintenance of Biochemical Polymorphisms in Salmonid Populations. 6. Genetic Variability in Different Levels of Intraspecific Population Hierarchy. 7. Consequences of Anthropogenic Impacts on Salmonid Populations Genetic and Biological Monitoring. Summary. References. Subject Index. Author Index. Index of Latin Names.

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