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Centrarchid Fishes
Diversity, Biology and Conservation
edited by Steven Cooke

Centrarchid Fishes provides comprehensive coverage of all major aspects of this ecologically and commercially important group of fishes.

Coverage includes:

  • diversity
  • ecomorphology
  • phylogeny and genetics
  • hybridization
  • reproduction
  • early life history and recruitment
  • feeding and growth
  • ecology
  • migrations
  • bioenergetics
  • physiology
  • diseases
  • aquaculture
  • fisheries management and conservation

Chapters have been written by well-known and respected scientists and the whole has been drawn together by Professors Cooke and Philipp, themselves extremely well respected in the area of fisheries management and conservation.

Contents

  1. Diversity of centrarchid fishes.
  2. Ecomorphology.
  3. Phylogenetic relationships and genetics.
  4. Hybridization.
  5. Reproduction and parental care.
  6. Alternative reproductive tactics and sociobiology.
  7. Early life history and recruitment.
  8. Feeding, nutrition, and growth.
  9. Population and community ecology.
  10. Movement and migrations.
  11. Bioenergetics.
  12. Organismal performance, tolerances, and physiological constraints.
  13. Winter ecology of centrarchid fish.
  14. Immunocompetancy and disease.
  15. Issues in centrarchid aquaculture.
  16. Issues in centrarchid management and conservation.
  17. Patterns in centrarchid ecological diversity conclusions and a research agenda
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Centrarchid Fishes
Diversity, Biology and Conservation
edited by Steven Cooke

2009 539 pages $204.95 + shipping
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