Advances in Marine Biology: Volume 34
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Advances in Marine Biology: Volume 34

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This volume of Advances in Marine Biology contains four eclectic reviews on topics ranging from marine mollusc mucus to deep-sea hydrothermal vent fauna.

Advances in Marine Biology contains up-to-date reviews of all areas of marine science, including fisheries science and macro/micro fauna. Each volume contains peer-reviewed papers detailing the ecology of marine regions.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 463 pages
  • 154.4 x 238.3 x 32mm | 771.12g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0120261340
  • 9780120261345

Table of contents

Mucus from Marine Molluscs:
Introduction.
Composition of Mucus.
Properties of Mucus.
Mucus Production.
Function of Mucus.
Mucus in Molluscan Energy Budgets.
Ecology.
Overview.

Constraints on Coastal Lagoon Fisheries:
Introduction.
Overview.
Material and Methods.
Geographical and Morphometrical Constraints.
Environmental and Anthropogenic Constraints.
Final Conclusions.
Acknowledgements.
References.

The Effects of Fishing on Marine Ecosystems:
General Introduction.
Benthic Fauna and Habitat.
Fish Community Structure.
Trophic Interactions.
Study of Fishing Effects.
Management.
Summary.

A Biogeographical Perspective of the Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vent Fauna:
Introduction.
Hydrothermal Vents.
Other Related Faunas.
The Biogeography of Faunas.
Local to Regional-Scale Processes.
Regional to Global-Scale Processes.
The Distribution Patterns of Taxa.
Patterns in Diversity.
Summary.
References.

Subject Index.
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Review quote

Praise for the Series
"Each of these reviews is complete within its topics."
--THE QUARTERLY REVIEW OF BIOLOGY
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