Tuna: Vol 19

Tuna: Vol 19 : Physiology, Ecology, and Evolution

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This book is a multidisciplinary volume that overviews the most recent literature covering the physiology, biomechanics, evolution, and ecology of tunas. It examines critical areas of molecular and organismal physiology, phylogeny, ecology, and evolutionary biology. Recently developed techniques for electronic tagging of fish are presented. The book covers all aspects of tuna biology, from metabolism and cardiovascular research to reproductive biology. It contains a comprehensive review of tuna biology and provides a synthesis of archival and pop-up satellite tag technology in tunas. It covers the phylogenetics of modern tunas and includes color plates on morphology, physiology, ecology, and oceanography.
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  • Hardback | 468 pages
  • 160 x 240.3 x 25.7mm | 784.73g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 0123504430
  • 9780123504432

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" The Fish Physiology Series has set a very high standard of quality from its first volume published in 1969 ... and has become increasingly more focused in their subject treatments." -Copeia
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